(CBS) — As the ground heats up, so does business at garden centers. And let’s face it, nothing says Mother’s Day like flowers and plants. CBS 2’s Ed Curran did some shopping to see if […]
Time’s ticking until Mother’s Day on May 12. Do you need help finding a gift? Check out the following independent stores for tips on what to get mom.
Starting tonight, customers at Avenue Flower Shop and Wine bar will be able to have a glass of wine, order a bouquet of flowers and play a little video poker.
This time of year–winter break after Christmas–most of the parents I know are in search of two things: a way to entertain the troops that does not include TV, and a little warmth. Last year we discovered the wonders of a place that offers both when we ventured to the Chicago Botanic Garden. Since our first trip there, we’ve since become much more acquainted, so here’s a little guide to the garden with kids during the winter.
When it comes to the perfect flower for the holiday season, nothing screams Christmas like poinsettias. Whether it’s the simple red bouquet, the more elaborate marble or specialty pink poinsettias, there are some florists in Chicago that stand apart from the rest in their selection and quality.
Looking for the perfect Halloween celebration for the kids? Check out what Chicago Botanic Garden has to offer…
Ready to decorate your home for fall? Keep your home cozy and stylish this season.
It’s hard to believe spring doesn’t even start until Tuesday, but already flowers are blooming, and trees are budding.
After a long cold winter, nothing can brighten your day like the bright colors of spring flowers. Even if it’s still a little chilly outside, these indoor gardens and show promise you a blooming good time. In addition to being able to view unique and beautiful plants, at some shows you’ll have the chance to talk to the growers, purchase the latest gardening supplies and pick up a few plants or flowers for your home.
O’Hare International Airport is among the top 10 destinations for flowers from all over the world at this time of year, and the the pressure is on the inspectors keeping their eyes out for tiny would-be terrorists in the shipments.
Little gifts and romantic gestures need no occasion when you’re head over heels for a special someone. Still, there are times when it’s more than appropriate to pull out all the stops and really layer on the indulgence. While it is the thought that counts, we’ve picked some delightful goods and experiences that are sure to win some hearts (or at least serious Brownie points).
On Saturday night, it will be time to ring in the New Year, and time to spruce up your table with some festive arrangements.
You always want your plants to look bright and healthy, but sometimes they look a bit brown, and that’s when it’s time to deadhead.
A brand new trail is covering a lot of ground in only a third of a mile — right behind the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum in Lincoln Park.
The warmer temperatures can’t come soon enough for garden centers and nurseries in the Chicago area — the soggy, chilly spring is keeping customers away.
When you bury your face in a sweet-smelling bouquet from your valentine this Monday, take a second to thank … the trained flower inspectors with U.S. Customs and Border Protection? Actually, yes.
Maybe it’s her birthday, your anniversary or the coveted “just because” flowers. Finding the perfect bouquet or vase of flowers can sometimes be difficult. These Chicago florists will help you pick out the flowers that […]
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