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ABC 7 : Holiday Flower Show preview
The annual Holiday Flower Show is coming to the Garfield Park Conservatory Friday. View the full story:
Patch: Gill Park Playlot Opens In Lake View
The new play area includes four slides, six swings, a play house and many other features.
Chicago-Women Magazine: 8 Picnic spots in Chicago
With the summer getting closer, explore the top spots in Chicago for a scenic picnic.
Lincoln Park Zoo: Nature in the Neighborhoods
When you visit your neighborhood park do you pay attention to its wildlife?
Neighborhood.com: Chicago’s Neighborhood Parks are in the top 10 in the country
Chicago has a reputation for embracing greenspace and rightfully so.
Curbed Chicago: Which Chicago park should get a $20,000 grant?
Vote on three projects for NRPA’s Meet Me at the Park campaign Read the full story here:
CBS 2 News: Garfield Park Conservatory Provides Escape from Cold
The Garfield Park Conservatory uses a decades old system to create the ideal environment for their greenhouses.
Park District Continues to Limit Use of Pesticides in Parks
Each spring, park patrons may see dandelions growing in their neighborhood parks throughout Chicago, signifying a healthy, chemical-free park.
The City in a Garden Explores Park History
The book City in a Garden traces Chicago’s 175-year stewardship of its public parks, from Daniel Burnham’s “Plan of Chicago” to Millennium
The Atlantic Cities: This Bird Migrated Into a Skyscraper
One overwhelming early morning, Flint Creek Wildlife treated 129 birds that had been gingerly collected off the sidewalks of downtown Chica
Go Green: 10 Of The World's Best Botanic Gardens
Garfield Park Conservatory is ranked among 10 of the World's Best Botanic Gardens.