What's Happening at the Plant Biology Greenhouses?
All dates are tentative dates, please check closer to the event for the actual dates and times

Event Calender

December 2013

Holiday Open House


Friday, December 6, 2013: 3:00 P.M. - 6:00 P.M
Saturday, December 7, 2013: 10:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.

Please note the change this year. It is being held on Friday late afternoon and Saturday. Come and see the conservatory decked out for the holidays

We will have a small plant sale with poinsettias, amaryllis (if blooming or in bud), christmas cacti and some misc. plants--tropical plants, cacti and succulents.

March 2014

Spring Fling and Orchid Show


Saturday, March 15, 2014: 10:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M
Sunday, March 16, 2014: 1:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Get rid of the winter blues. Enjoy a warm day at the conservatory. The Central Illinois Orchid Society will be here SAT ONLY. The Central Illinois Orchid Society will have a presentation on Orchid Pest and Diseases at 11am. Location to be determined.

This weekend is the weekend of our orchid sale. The Central Illinois Orchid Society will be here to answer all of your orchid questions. The CIOS will be offering repotting services (for a small fee of $5.00-$8.00 depending on the size of the plant) and a presention on orchid pest and diseases.

April 2014
Mom's Weekend


Saturday: April 5, 2014:  9am-4pm
Sunday: April 6, 2013:  10am -2pm

Bring your family and friends.  We will have a Plant Sale to help support the Conservatory and Plant Collections.

        We will have cacti and succulents, herbs, some perennial and annual plants and new

this year Fairy Garden Plants
May 2014

Plant Sale


Friday, May 2, 2014: 11:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M
Saturday, May 3, 2014: 10:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.

This is our last fundraiser for the year.

Come out and view our plant selection. Besides the usual perennial and annual plants, there will be herbs, tomatoes and peppers.