Grasses Garden

Saturday, March 5, 2011 by

Where are the flowers? The Grasses Garden is an example of a xeric garden.  Xeric refers to a dry environment, one that needs no supplemental watering. Xeric gardens have a natural beauty in Spring, Summer and Fall....

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Vi Bates Woodland Wildflower Garden...

Thursday, March 3, 2011 by

In the Woodland Wildflower Garden it’s not unusual to spot flowers as early as March. Home for many of spring’s earliest blooms, please tread lightly along the winding trail as you search for these tiny gems. List of Woodland Flowers in Vi Bates Garden Photos of all plants in Vi Bates Garden Follow Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden’s board Vi Bates Woodland Wildflower Garden on Pinterest.  ...

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17th Annual Botanica – A Gardener’s Luncheon...

Tuesday, March 1, 2011 by

“Flowers, Fun & Fancy in Traditional and Creative Designs” ROCKFORD – MARCH 1, 2011 – KLEHM STAFF Alpine Bank along with Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden is pleased to sponsor Botanica on Wednesday, April 13, 2011 at Forest Hills Country Club in Rockford. Botanica is well known as the Stateline’s premier kick-off event to the gardening season. Our featured speaker is Tony Todesco. “Flowers, Fun & Fancy in Traditional and Creative Designs” is the program for this year’s luncheon. Tony is a well-known floral designer, lecturer and instructor for groups and garden clubs, on state and national levels. Through his creative use of plant material he not only interprets design trends, but helps create them. The event begins at 10am with a hands-on floral arranging workshop for only $25. Doors open at 11am for...

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