Introducing The Klehm Express

Tuesday, March 29, 2011 by

Hop aboard the Klehm Express and experience the newest way to enjoy our beautiful gardens and arboretum.  In December 2010 Klehm Arboretum was awarded a grant from the Stanley Smith Horticultural Trust designated to purchase a shuttle vehicle. Visitors can now enjoy riding tours of Klehm Arboretum in the comfort of our new multi-passenger electric shuttle. Sit back to enjoy one of our narrated tours and you’ll agree that Klehm is naturally inspiring.  Come by our Visitor Center to buy your ticket. The Klehm Express operates  June through October Friday thru Monday, on the hour 12:00 – 3:00pm June thru August, tours run until 7pm on Fridays   Members $1 / Public $3  –  Children under 3 Free   Be sure to visit our Klehm Express tour page...

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Extended Hours At Klehm Arboretum...

Monday, March 28, 2011 by

Summer hours go into effect beginning Friday, April 1st 2011 at Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden. The Arboretum will resume a seven days a week schedule throughout the spring and summer seasons. Hours are from 9am to 4pm daily. Warmer weather brings changes almost daily at the Arboretum. Watch for flowering bulbs and blossoming trees such as magnolia, serviceberry and redbuds as they fill the air with their magnificent colors and scents. Admission is $6 for adults, $3 for seniors (65+) and students, children under 3 and Klehm members are...

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Group Tours – The More the Merrier!...

Sunday, March 20, 2011 by

Groups of 20 can enjoy a self-guided tour for $4 each, covers admission and self-guided tour materials. Groups can enhance their experience by adding a ride on the Klehm Express electric shuttle ($30 tour) and enjoy a fresh, tasty box lunch ($9). We want you to have the complete Klehm experience! Please allow 2 to 3 hours to fully enjoy Klehm, depending on group size and lunch arrangements. The Klehm Express comfortably seats 10 adult riders and the tour length can be adjusted to fit the needs of your group. Box lunches are available for groups of 10 or more and can be enjoyed at our spacious picnic site. Group tours, Klehm Express and Box Lunch extras must be reserved and paid at least 2 weeks in advance to receive discount pricing. For more...

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Free Winter Fun Days

Saturday, March 19, 2011 by

9am – 4pm Klehm is open year round for your enjoyment. If you’ve ever visited Klehm in the winter you know that there’s plenty to enjoy. Bird watching, dog walking, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing are just some of the activities you can enjoy this time of year. Weather permitting, you may even glimpse some of spring’s early blooms. Stop in the Visitor’s Center for free hot drinks and cookies. FREE!...

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Private Docent Tours

Saturday, March 19, 2011 by

Discover Klehm Through Private Tours Walk or ride in comfort and enjoy a narrated one hour trip through the Arboretum with a knowledgeable guide. The tours highlight our gardens, shrub and tree collections, seasonal blossoms and horticultural and natural history. Visitors who choose our private riding tour are limited to five passengers on our Blossom Buggy.  Docent tours must be scheduled and paid at least 2 weeks in advance. Let us create a tour just for you with what you want. Walking tours can be scheduled year-round. Riding tours can be scheduled May thru October, Sunday thru Friday 9am to 4pm. Members: $10 Non-members: $10 plus admission. For more information or to schedule a tour, contact us at (815) 965-8146  or by emailing info@klehm.org....

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Fountain Garden

Tuesday, March 15, 2011 by

Rediscover your zen in the pristine Fountain Garden with its lush perennial plantings, trellised gazebo, playful water fountain, all highlighted by  a magnificent backdrop of conifers that provide a quiet and restful gathering place....

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