Founded in 1993 as a literal homegrown floral design company, Botanicals offers it services to corporate events, weddings, museums and more. Featured all over the media from Glamour
and Elle Decor
to Crain's Chicago Business
, the store has gained a high profile clientele including Oprah Winfrey, who called on Botanicals to glam up her 50th birthday party. In addition to its design services, the store offers classes by top-notch floral designers on everything from designing with fruit, veggies and flowers to container gardens.