Friends and neighbors: Colors of spring at Oak Park Conservatory

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By David Pierini

Staff Photographer

The colors of Spring may be late in arriving but the inside of the Oak Park Conservatory is in constant bloom.

More than 3,000 plants, some of which date to the conseravtory's founding in 1929, dazzle through three different display rooms.

You may even be greeted with a series of "Hellos" from a talking parrot.

While the flowers before you are not for sale, the conservatory is hosting its annual plant sale from 2 to 7 p.m. Friday (members only) and for the public on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.


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