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March 2019

Spring Fling and Orchid Sale


Saturday: March 23: 10am-2pm
Sunday: March 24: 1pm-3pm

No better way to chase away the winter blues than to visit the conservatory. While you are here check out the orchids we will have for our plant sale.

Plant Sale will be: orchids and maybe some air plants and earth stars! There will also be a small TLC table of cheaper orchids that need some extra TLC.

April 2019

Mom's Weekend


Saturday: April 6: 9am-3pm
Sunday: April 7: 10am-1pm

Bring your family and friends. Visit a tropical oasis in Central Illinois. We will have a Plant Sale to help support the Conservatory and Plant Collections.

Plant Sale to include: herbs, caladiums, succulents and cacti, orchids and air plants, annual, perennial and native plants and plants suitable for a fairy

May 2019

Spring Plant Sale


Friday: May 3: 4pm-5:30pm
Saturday: May 4: 10am-11:30am

This is our last fundraiser for the year for the Conservatory and Plant Collections. It will be in the head house area where we normally hold our sales.

Plants for sale will include: Tomato and pepper plants, herbs, some annuals and perennials focusing on butterfly plants.