OUTDOOR GARDEN TOURS - NICHOLAS CONSERVATORY GROUNDS/SINNISSIPPI RIVERFRONT PARK -- Rockford Park District’s Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens invites the public for free monthly guided outdoor garden tours this season. Learn about native and exotic plants on the Conservatory grounds, shade- and sun-loving plants, as well as fun facts and the history of the Conservatory and Sinnissippi Park.
Scheduled garden walk tour dates for 2021 are Thursdays, June 24, July 22, August 26, and September 23, weather permitting. Each tour runs from 10:30 am until noon, and departs from the Nicholas Conservatory lobby, 1354 N. 2nd St., Rockford, IL. Walking shoes and a bottle of water are recommended, and participants should dress for the weather.
Safety has been and will continue to be a top priority for the Rockford Park District. The District has worked with and followed guidelines from the CDC, IDPH, Restore Illinois, and local health officials to develop procedures and protocols to ensure a fun and safe recreational experience. Complete information is posted at www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/playitsafe.