The Jardin Olympico Gardens

Flags of the 4 candidate cities and countriesJardin Olympico GardensJardin Olympico GardensOlympics in Chicago

The Olympic Garden design was created in honor of the bid to bring the 2016 Olympics to the City of Chicago. Flags of the 4 candidate cities and countries competing for The Games have be displayed in 2 groups. This includes the flags of Tokyo, Japan; Madrid, Spain; Rio De Janeiro, Brazil along with Chicago, U.S.A.. The flags are displayed with a mass planting of pink Dragon Wing Begonias.

Green Plants for Green Buildings
Learn how Green Plants for Green Buildings are essential to creating and maintaining a healthy and profitable environment. This is YOUR resource. We invite you to explore the research, press & available tools. Discover for yourself how to optimize nature’s technology!

What is Green Plants for Green Buildings (GPGB)

GPGB (formerly Plants at Work) is a national information campaign working in conjunction with the industry to inform professionals and the public about the numerous benefits of interior plants.

Plants in the workplace offer more than aesthetic value. In fact, studies have shown they help reduce stress, enhance employee attitudes, increase productivity, and improve air quality.

Green Plants for Green Buildings is committed to communicating this message to facility and property managers, building owners and human resource executives across the country.

A primary sponsor of GPGB is the Professional Landcare Network (PLANET), formerly known as the Associated Landscape Contractors of America (ALCA).

How GPGB Was Created
Created in October 1998, GPGB (formerly Plants at Work) was the dream of several industry professionals, who recognized the threats and the opportunities within the green industry. The creation of GPGB marked the beginning of the first national education campaign designed to educate professionals and the public about the benefits of interior plants in the workplace.