Anderson Japanese Gardens is on nearly every list of "must-see spots" in Illinois for a great reason--it's one of the Midwest's most beautiful and well-regarded spots.

And, Anderson Japanese Gardens is celebrating the opening of their 2019 season today.

Our friend Katie from AJG stopped by the WROK Morning Show on Friday to fill us in on opening the gardens today, what's going on with some of your favorite events, along with a look ahead at all the great things to come this season: