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Discovery Garden Exploration Time: Tuesdays 10:00AM-Noon

Oak Park Conservatory 615 Garfield, Oak Park, IL

Come explore Summer and the gardens at the Oak Park Conservatory.  Hands-on activities are led by garden volunteers outside in our Discovery Garden.  Learn about native Illinois Ecosystems and have […]

How to Grow Garlic

Online

Growing garlic is one of the easiest crops to grow.  Join us as we learn when and how to plant, what type of garlic to grow, and when to harvest […]

Free

Fall Plant and Tool Exchange & Garden Pot Return

Oak Park Conservatory 615 Garfield, Oak Park, IL

Join other gardeners and share your favorite plants and extra tools at the annual Fall Plant and Tool Exchange. Save your garden plastic pots and drop them off at our […]

Bulb Planting for Spring Blooms

Online

Join the Conservatory's Director of Horticulture, Patti Staley, to learn about the basics of planting fall bulbs for spring blooms at the free, virtual event. Participants will learn when and […]

Toddler Exploration Time: Third Fridays in the Rubinstein Room

Oak Park Conservatory 615 Garfield, Oak Park, IL

9:30-10:15 am and 10:30-11:15 am  Young learners (18 months - 5 years) will be delighted with stories, lessons, and crafts led by Friends of the Oak Park Conservatory education volunteers. […]

Uncorked 2022

Oak Park Conservatory 615 Garfield, Oak Park, IL

Summertime is the best time to enjoy an evening of music and drinks outdoors at the Oak Park Conservatory. Celebrate summer in the Rubinstein Garden with friends under the night […]

Chili Peppers Lecture

Online

When it comes to chili peppers, there are literally thousands of varieties that come in all shapes, sizes, colors and, of course, levels of heat. Join the Friends of the […]

Intro to the Native Paw Paw Tree

Online

Asimina triloba, the North American pawpaw, is more ancient than the native peoples of the Americas -- it goes back millions of years. With a renewed interest in pawpaw and […]

Seed Sowing Lecture & Seed Swap

Oak Park Conservatory 615 Garfield, Oak Park, IL

Are you interested in growing vegetables from seed? Join the Friends of the Oak Park Conservatory to learn how to start your veggie garden indoors so you can transplant in […]