In Full Bloom: The Orchid Exhibit

January 28 - March 5, 2017

It may be the depth of winter, but Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens is teeming with color! Our annual orchid exhibit is sure to impress, with hundreds of tropical orchids creatively displayed in the warm tropical exhibition area.

Orchid sales and orchid vendors, presentations and workshops - there's something for everyone!

Regular admission rates apply to this exhibit.


Special Events

Orchids for Beginners

Saturday, February 11, 1-2 p.m.

Learn the basics of orchid care with NCG volunteer and resident orchid expert, Dave Picken. Session is included with daily admission.

“What’s Wrong With My Orchid?”

Saturday, February 25, 1-2 p.m.

Presenter Don White from Anything Orchids will present on common orchid problems and solutions. This is an interactive talk - bring your orchid questions! Included with daily admission.

Anything Orchids Plant Sale

Saturday and Sunday, February 25 and 26, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

From Frankfort, Illinois, Anything Orchids sells a wide variety of stunning and unique orchids and other plants.