The September equinox arrived (do you remember?????) marking the end of summer and start to fall—or as I call it, Pumpkin-flavored Season™.
A botanical garden is a collection of plants for the purposes of public display, research and education. Or, as a denizen of Chicago, a preferred reprieve from late April snow storms, welcomingly warm, green and fragrant. Such was the case this past Saturday as I escaped 3 inches of snow within the climate-controlled Lincoln Park Conservatory. Read More