Illinois Garden Websites

Garden Site Directory

A list of links to gardens open to the public, arboreta (botanical gardens dedicated to trees), community gardens, garden clubs, state associations, garden websites, gardening help and other useful government websites in Illinois. If there's a link that should be here, or you see anything that needs corrected, let us know - contact details are at the bottom of the page.

Arboreta and Gardens


Garfield and Lincoln Park Conservatories
300 North Central Avenue, Chicago, IL 60624

University of Chicago Botanic Garden
5555 S. Ellis Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637


Chicago Botanic Garden
1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, IL 60022


Morton Arboretum
4100 Illinois Rte. 53, Lisle, IL 60532-1293

Rock Island

Quad City Botanical Center
2525 Fourth Avenue, Rock Island, IL 61201-9008
Thematic gardens. Admission.


Anderson Japanese Gardens
318 Spring Creek Road, Rockford, IL 61107
Built to emulate a 13th century Japanese pond strolling tea garden. Admission.

Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden
2701 Clifton Avenue, Rockford, IL 61102-3537

Tinker Swiss Cottage Museum and Gardens
411 Kent Street, Rockford, IL 61102
On National Register or Historic Places. Interesting Railroad Gardens.


Cantigny Park

1 S. 151 Winfield Road, Wheaton, IL 60187
Museum and gardens. Admission.

Garden Clubs

Garden Clubs of Illinois

Gardening Help

University of Illinois Urbana Cooperative Extension

Other Useful Sites

America's Byways - IL

Enjoy Illinois: Illinois Bureau of Tourism

Historic Preservation Agency

State Parks