Northern & Central Midwest
Shows & Events
Midwest Fruit Explorers Harvest Festival
Have questions about growing fruit in your yard, have a problem deciding which variety to plant? Everyone is welcome to the free Midwest Fruit Explorers Harvest Festival, October 20 to 21, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at the Chicago Botanic Garden. Club members will show well over a hundred different varieties of locally grown apples, as well as Asian pears, paw-paws, plums, black walnuts, and more. Starting at 1 p.m. on Sunday every piece of fruit on display will be cut up for tasting.
National Bonsai Foundation
If bonsai captures your attention, you should visit this National Bonsai Foundation Web site. This incredible resource includes many links to informational sites, as well as information about bonsai collections all over the country. You can take a virtual tour of the National Bonsai and Penjing Museum in Washington, and you can also purchase some of the premier bonsai books on the site.