Could your home’s street-side appearance use a little curb appeal? John Gidding – architect, designer and host of HGTV’s popular do-it-yourself programs “Curb Appeal” and “Curb Appeal: The Block” – can help you take your home’s public appearance from ho-hum to sexy, during the Chicago Flower & Garden Show, presented by Mariano’s, at Navy Pier.
John Gidding will present on the show’s “Gardening Live” stage on Thursday, March 20 at noon and 2 p.m. and on Friday, March 21 at noon. He’ll offer easy-to-implement, cost-effective ideas for creating an inviting pedestrian path, making your front door a powerful and welcoming focal point and much more. His presentations are free with show admission, so grab your notebook, bring your questions and get ready to spruce up for spring!
The Chicago Flower & Garden Show, presented by Mariano’s, blooms on Navy Pier daily, from March 15-23. Hours are from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. both Sundays, and Monday through Wednesday; and from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. Group discounts are available and you can save $2 on each adult ticket you purchase online now at www.chicagoflower.com.
For more information about the show – including its two-dozen stylized display gardens, demonstrations by notable chefs, children’s activities, Marketplace of garden supplies and services, interactive programs, informative seminars and floral-related events – as well as parking information and directions to Navy Pier, click to www.chicagoflower.com. On their website, you can also get great gardening tips and behind-the-scenes sneak peeks by signing up for their e-newsletter, reading their blog and connecting with the show on social media.
Spring is just a few weeks away, at the Chicago Flower & Garden Show. See you there!