Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Northern & Central Midwest

March, 2002
Regional Report

Shows & Events

Chihuly in the Park: A Garden of Glass
Glass artisan Dale Chihuly, whose dynamic displays of glass works span almost 40 years at over 190 museums around the world, presents for the first time an exhibit in a conservatory: Chihuly in the Park: A Garden of Glass on display at Garfield Park Conservatory in Chicago. The show runs through May 19, 2002.

Garfield Park Conservatory open daily from 9 am to 5 pm and until 8 pm on Thursdays and Saturdays. For more information call (312) 746-5100.


The Tree Identification Book
Although definitely not new, The Tree Identification Book is indispensable for identifying trees in winter. This guide contains black and white photos of twigs, fruits, leaves, bark and flowers which are large and very clear. Using this along with a winter key will let you find anything you want to identify! The Tree Identification Book, by George W. D. Symonds. NY: M Barrows and Company. 1973. ISBN 0688050395


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