Zinnias

Saturday, August 20, 2011 by

These zinnias can be found in the Demonstration...

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Yellow Explosion Daylily

Saturday, August 20, 2011 by

While daylilies bloom throughout Klehm’s grounds, several cultivars can be found in the Daylily Garden.  The Daylily Garden is part of the Demonstration Gardens. Retun to What’s in Bloom....

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Yellow Explosion Daylily Center...

Saturday, August 20, 2011 by

While daylilies bloom throughout Klehm’s grounds, several cultivars can be found in the Daylily Garden.  The Daylily Garden is part of the Demonstration Gardens. Retun to What’s in...

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Sow Seeds Now for an Easy and Delicious Fall Garden...

Tuesday, August 16, 2011 by

Provided by National Garden Bureau Late summer is the ideal time to start your fall garden. In most areas of the country, you can grow a “second season” crop of your favorite cool-season vegetables and lovely fall flowers. In mild winter areas, you can grow even more garden favorites for harvest in late fall, winter, even into next spring. Now is the time to gear up for some of the best growing weather of the year, which lies in the cool season ahead. What to Grow Many casual gardeners don’t bother to plant later in the summer because they think of a garden as something to be planted in spring. The Home Garden Seed Association (HGSA) is out to change that mindset, along with the idea that growing plants from seed is difficult. The...

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Woodsong: Saturday June Band

Sunday, August 14, 2011 by

Gates open at 4pm, concert at 6pm Concerts are held outdoors on the lawn in Klehm’s magnificent Fountain Garden. Bring a blanket & picnic dinner to enjoy during the concert. Free guest shuttle service to and from the parking lot is provided at no charge. Rain location is on site – no concert will be cancelled because of weather. The Saturday June Band plays music from Contemporary to Classic Rock and has performed at Navy Pier and Chicagofest. Individual Concert Members $18, Public $20 What’s Woodsong Like?  Northwest Bank video of ABBA Salute...

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Green Education for Klehm Members...

Tuesday, August 9, 2011 by

Klehm Members and friends are invited to attend “From Green Roofs to Fields of Flowers – Designing, Specifying, Installing and Managing the LEED Landscape” by U.S. Green Building Council – Rockford/Northern Illinois Branch The program is August 31, 2011 5:30pm – 8:00pm and conveniently located at Klehm Arboretum.  Klehm Members receive a discount of $10 and non-members can attend for $20. Program summary: “Utilizing the Sustainable Sites Initiative guidelines and 22 years of ecological restoration experience, we will discuss the reasons for sustainable landscaping and how best to achieve and maintain ecological stability on new and redeveloped sites. Green Roofs and native flora, bio-swales, erosion control and storm water manage- ment are just some of the pieces that go into solving the water quality issues being addressed by civic leaders, property owners and land developers, scientists,...

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