Bridge of Flowers – National Public Gardens Day Coming Up

  • Post published:05/09/2012
  • Post comments:5 Comments
Azalea and view of the Iron Bridge from Bridge of Flowers

The Bridge of Flowers is our local public garden, open and blooming every day from April 1 – October 30. Free! Universally accessible.

Carolina lupine
Wisteria, just beginning to bloom
Pink Primroses
Flowering cherry tree
Bleeding heart and snowflakes
Pink dogwood

I’ll be celebrating National Public Gardens Day, May 11 this year, with a stroll over the Bridge of Flowers. What will you do?

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  1. Rose

    I’ve always thought whenever you’ve shown this Bridge of Flowers that it’s so lovely to have a space like this in your community that everyone can enjoy. I didn’t realize tomorrow was National Public Gardens Day–I plan to clean house, since it will be my first full day at home in awhile:) But Saturday I’m helping plant our Master Gardeners’ Idea Garden, which is open to the public all season long, so I guess I’ll just be celebrating a day late!

  2. Pat

    Rose – We are all fortunate if we can have some kind of public garden in our community.

  3. blogger broadcast

    I especially love the pink flowers below. They are gorgeous. Thanks for linking this week, see you for more gardening next week! SMiles.

  4. Jason

    I love the Chicago Botanic Garden. I’d go every day if I could. They also have excellent adult ed programs.

  5. Pat

    blogger- I’m a sucker for pink flowers.
    Jason – The Bridge of Flowers does cooperate with the local elementary school and we have Master Gardeners on duty from time to time during the summer.

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