This multi-season garden highlights plants of all shapes and sizes. With countless special events throughout the year and children themed gardens, this garden is the perfect place to stroll through all year round. They have great seasonal events such as the Orchid Show, the Night of a Thousand Jack O’ Lanterns, and a butterfly exhibition. There are over 27 gardens to choose from so there are countless chances to get that perfect shot.
Model Railroad Garden
Though a seasonal addition to the gardens, the railroad garden has over 18 trains running through it. There are over 5000 plants within the garden, placed strategically amongst the train tracks. The garden hosts mini plants and people as well to fully complete the model railway feeling.
Nature Play Garden
This garden is meant to be a multi-sensory experience that allows children to experience the beauty of nature and learn about the growing process. The play garden offers the chance to experience all five senses through the texture and colour of the plants and the sounds of the garden. This garden also holds classes for children and adults to help expand their knowledge.
One of the most peaceful gardens in the collection, the waterfall garden allows for complete serenity. The garden has a gazebo, 15,000 types of plants, and the crown jewel of the garden is a 45 foot waterfall. On top of the waterfall, the garden has lake side views. This is the perfect place in the Chicago Botanic Garden for a relaxing afternoon.