Tag: Lurie Garden
There are certain plants that really define a garden at a given point in the season. This is certainly true of the Lurie Garden in July.
In late May and June the River of Salvia flows through the Lurie Garden. I visited Lurie with camera in hand on the 14th and 15th of this month. There were patches of the river that were done blooming, showing only bare… Read More
This past weekend was a rainy one, but Judy and I weren’t going to let that deter us from going to a garden tour of Mettawa Manor, organized especially for members of Lurie Garden.
I don’t get to Lurie Garden much in April and May, because I’m constantly out of town. Fortunately, before leaving Chicago on Monday I was able to visit for about an hour. It was time well-spent!
March had been a mostly frigid month, and so there aren’t an abundance of blooms. Yet there are patches of color, here and there.
The snow has melted, and Judy has been anxious to take pictures of the Lurie Garden before all the plants are mowed down. Last Saturday we both had reason to be in the loop, so while I was working Judy took some… Read More
Time for another installment in my monthly series on Chicago’s Lurie Garden. By November, the flowers have pretty much vanished, and yet there is still plenty of color. The sky was grey and overcast on the day I brought the camera downtown,… Read More
So yesterday Judy and I went to the Lurie Garden to see how things were progressing.
I wanted to capture the Lurie Garden while the flowers of early July, especially the Echinaceas, were still blooming their hearts out. Judy was out of town, so I took the camera to work with me a couple of days ago so I… Read More
So guess what? Judy and I were invited to see the bee hives at the Lurie Garden. We visited during our lunch break last week.