Since 1994, The tradition of the Chicago Flower and Garden Show can be traced back to 1847 when it was created as an exhibition of prized fruits and flowers. Today the Chicago Flower and Garden Show is all about inspiring, educating and motivating the next generation of gardener. Whether in a backyard, kitchen or rooftop, this is where green lovers and families go to discover ideas while having fun. So join us when we welcome spring after a long and cold Chicago winter. We look forward to wowing you with new life- sized gardens, how-to workshops and instructional seminars that will give you a reason to enjoy the greener side of Chicago.