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  • 2018 Summer Garden Show

    Bicentennial Blooms is a season-long birthday celebration for the U.S.’s 21st state – and this year’s theme for the L&C Monticello Sculpture Gardens' 5th annual curated summer garden show.

    Bicentennial Blooms will explore the rich history of Illinois and the Godfrey area. Visitors will journey through time to discover the region’s natural history and our state’s achievements in agriculture, industry and human development through interpretive panels installed at viewing points across L&C's Godfrey Campus.


    The Monticello Sculpture Gardens is a botanic garden as well as a signature garden of the Missouri Botanical Gardens. Each year, the annual curated summer garden show aims to connect people with plants as part of the educational continuum of Lewis and Clark.

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