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 2015

Holiday Open House


Friday, December 3, 2015: 3:00 P.M. - 6:00 P.M
Saturday, December 5, 2015: 10:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.

Location will be by the conservatory

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 2016

Spring Fling and Orchid Show


Saturday, March 12, 2016: 10:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M
Sunday, March 13, 2016: 1:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Get rid of the winter blues. Enjoy a warm day at the conservatory. Some of the Central Illinois Orchid Society will be here SAT ONLY to answer any of your questions concerning orchids.

This weekend is the weekend of our orchid sale. There will also be a small TLC table of cheaper orchids that need some special TLC. Some of the Central Illinois Orchid Society members will be here to answer all of your orchid questions.

April 2016
Mom's Weekend


Saturday: April 9, 2016:  9am-4pm
Sunday: April 10, 2016:  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 plants suitable for Fairy Gardens or terrariums and new this year we will have some native plants to help bring in pollinators.
May 2016

Plant Sale


Friday, May 6, 2016: 4:pm. - 6pm
Saturday, May 7, 2016: 10am. - 12pm.

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.