Tag: Garfield Park Conservatory

More Wedding Pictures

Beckee and Daniel were married in March, and I posted about it here. At the time I promised a follow-up post with some of the official photographs (rather than the ones Judy and I took with our phones). Well, here it is, sorry for the delay.

A Wedding in the Family

Friends, I am truly pooped. Pooped, but happy. Danny and Beckee got married Saturday, and it was a long, loud, and joyful event. Then we hosted the post-wedding brunch this morning, which was fine except that Judy woke up with a stomach flu, which meant she missed the festivities. She’s feeling better now.

A Visit to the Garfield Park Conservatory

We had contractors working in the house last Saturday, and so Judy and I decided to have an outing to the Garfield Park Conservatory. We hadn’t visited since five years ago, which is a shame because this is one of Chicago’s great garden features.

Garfield Park Conservatory Part II: Blooms for GBBD

Well, our blooms this March 15th are limited to snowdrops (Galanthus). I’ve already posted pictures of those. So this seems a good opportunity to post some more pictures from our visit to the Garfield Park Conservatory. For starters, there was a “Spring Flower Show”, which consisted of a bunch of blooming azaleas in containers. Nice, …

Sunday in the Garfield Park Conservatory with Judy – Part I

Last Sunday Judy and I met Danny for breakfast in Logan Square, then visited the Garfield Park Conservatory for the first time in years. The Conservatory is a Chicago landmark, built in 1906 and designed by Jens Jensen, the great landscape architect of the Prairie Style. We wanted to see some green plants, but also …