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[caption id="attachment_4288" align="aligncenter" width="240"] Steve Slaske's Painting of the Lily Pool[/caption] The Lincoln Park Conservatory will feature the watercolor works of local artist Steve Slaske in the Show House during the months of September and October. According to the artist, "The pandemic lockdown caused me to...

By: Sierra Chmela Most Illinoisans are familiar with at least one or two varieties of milkweed. These showy plants are the only food source for monarch butterfly larvae. Consequently, our state insect will only breed near a supply of milkweed!  In July, we posted about the three...

The Corpse Flower (Amorphophallus titanium) draws large crowds and media coverage, and its blooming is one of the most exciting and anticipated events at the Lincoln Park Conservatory. The scientific name translates literally to giant, misshapen phallus. In its native Sumatra, it is termed ‘Bunga Bangkai’,...

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