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Get the Dirt — Your Garden Questions Answered: July 20, 2021

Online

Join us for this live virtual Q&A session to get gardening advice and tips from our plant experts. Plus, you’ll learn what to be doing now in your garden. You can submit questions in advance or come with your questions and our panelists will guide you. Register here for this program on July 20 from […]

Taste of Uncorked: July 23, 2021

Oak Park Conservatory 615 Garfield, Oak Park, IL

Enjoy an evening of music and drinks in the garden at the Oak Park Conservatory for Taste of Uncorked.  Andreas Kapsalis will provide the evening's entertainment.  Our alcohol sponsors will be One Lake Brewing and Anfora Wine Merchants.  Admission includes 2 drink tickets.   Ages 21+ Pre registration is required.  Click here to be taken […]

Fall Perennial & Tool Exchange: September 11, 2021

Oak Park Conservatory 615 Garfield, Oak Park, IL

Join other gardeners in our outside garden and share your favorite perennials, houseplants and extra garden tools at FOPCON’s annual Fall Exchange.  Drop off materials at the Rubinstein garden gate from 9:30-11:30AM at the Conservatory. Come back to pick up items from 12:00-12:30PM

Taste of Uncorked: September 24, 2021

Oak Park Conservatory 615 Garfield, Oak Park, IL

Enjoy an evening of music and drinks in the garden at the Oak Park Conservatory for Taste of Uncorked.  Andy Pratt will provide the evening's entertainment.  This month's alcohol sponsors will be The Beer Shop and Anfora Wine Merchants.  Admission includes 2 drink tickets.   Ages 21+ Pre registration is required.  Click here to be […]

An Introduction to the Wonderful World of African Violets (Gesneriads): October 14, 2021

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Join us as the Northern Illinois Gesneriad Society President, Janet Spencer, presents a FREE virtual lecture on Gesneriads (African violets). Learn about this diverse plant family of over 3,500 species and countless cultivars that are widely distributed over all continents except Antarctica. You’ll learn variety of form, size, color, and ease of growing these amazing […]

Free

So You Want to Grow an Orchid? October 28, 2021

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Join the Friends of the Oak Park Conservatory along with Kay Perry from the Illinois Orchid Society for a FREE virtual lecture to learn about the care and growing of orchids. Questions answered in this talk: What is an orchid? How much light does it need? How much should I water? Should I really be […]

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Spring Open House

Oak Park Conservatory 615 Garfield, Oak Park, IL

Join us as we celebrate the springtime at Oak Park Conservatory. We’ll have activities and fun for the whole family. Enjoy hands-on programs in the Discovery Garden and music featuring ProMusica singers.  Plus Master Gardeners will provide repotting services–bring your plant and new pot and our volunteers will repot your plant for you. Kids can […]

Free

Gardening with Native Plants

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Learn how native plants offer a host of benefits in your garden. West Cook Wild Ones will teach us about native plants: how to select the best plants for shady, wet and sunny gardens; where to purchase natives; and how to care for them. Register HERE. A zoom link will be email to all registrants prior […]

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TET (Toddler Exploration Time): Spring 2022

Oak Park Conservatory 615 Garfield, Oak Park, IL

Young learners (18 months - 5 years) will be delighted with stories, lessons, and crafts led by our education docents at the Oak Park Conservatory. Each month is a different topic. Advanced registration is required. Limited to 25 children and their caregivers.  FREE. Themes: Friday, March 18, 2022. Eggs. Register HERE for 9:30-10:00 Friday, April […]

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