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Lurie Garden hooks-up papermakers with plants

Lurie Garden’s mow-down will be proceeded by the collection of plant material for Columbia College Chicago’s paper-making explorations. At the beginning of March Lurie Garden plants that have been standing all winter are cut down to make way for spring. This cut-down...

Shannon Nichol Lecture: Ordinary Landmarks

Landscape Architect for Lurie Garden returns to Chicago to discuss the pressures to “go big” in design vs retaining complexity, idiosyncrasy, and natural nuance in a designed landscape. Landscape architecture has not been immune to the pressures in recent decades to...

The Woman Behind Lurie Garden’s Spring Bulb Design

Lurie Garden’s spring bulb designer, Jacqueline van der Kloet, lectures about her design and her new book in time for the bulb-planting season. The people of Chicago know the long winter is officially over when the bulbs at Lurie Garden are starting to make their...