Chicago Area, IL Open Day

Sat, Jul 27, 2024

To register, please click on the garden name or photo below.

  • The Cottage
    The Cottage
    • Lake Forest, Lake County, IL, 60045

    This garden was constructed on the site of one of Lake Forest’s early farms. The forecourt is of special interest and the use of boxwood, yews, and vinca were to create a green tapestry wall...

  • Highland Park Residence
    Highland Park Residence
    • Highland Park, Cook County, IL, 60044

    A sweeping driveway and naturalistic planting of bold masses of spirea and hydrangea create a subtle plinth for this refined white Georgian house set on a raised knoll in a quiet tree-dappled neighborhood...

  • Mettawa Manor and Kurtis Conservation Foundation
    Mettawa Manor and Kurtis Conservation Foundation
    • Mettawa, Lake County, IL, 60045

    The house and main gardens were built in 1927, and Donna LaPietra and Bill Kurtis have been working since 1990 to refurbish historic gardens and create new ones...

  • The Gardens at 900
    The Gardens at 900
    • Lake Forest, Cook County, IL, 60045

    The Gardens at 900 are a sensitive renovation and interpretation of the original entry building complex and gardens of Elawa Farm...