General Information

Directions to the Show

The Show of Summer flower show is at the Chicago Botanic Garden
Regenstein Center
1000 Lake Cook Road
Glencoe, Illinois 60022

Admission to the Exhibition is free, but parking rates at
The Chicago Botanic Garden apply

Parking is $25 per vehicle
(Complimentary Parking for Judges and Clerks)

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Statement of Purpose

The purpose of a flower show is threefold: to set standards of artistic and horticultural excellence; to broaden knowledge of horticulture, floral design, conservation, photography and other related areas; and to share the beauty of a show with fellow club members and with the public.

The Garden Club of America Flower Show and Judging Guide, July 2019 Edition

The purpose of The Garden Club of America is to stimulate the knowledge and love of gardening;to share the advantage of association by means of educational meetings, conferences, correspondence and publications; and to restore, improve and protect the quality of the environment through education programs and action in the fields of conservation and civic improvement.