American Conifer Society, IL Rendezvous...

Saturday, September 17, 2011 by

Second Annual American Conifer Society Illinois Rendezvous Come to Rockford, Illinois, for the opportunity to learn from Tim Gruner, the curator of Anderson Japanese Gardens, and Dr. Jeffrey Behr, a Rockford resident who has a collection of 185 Japanese maples. Tour Klehm Arboretum, Anderson Gardens, and 5 private gardens. The day will begin at Klehm Arboretum, 2715 S. Main, Rockford. 8:30 AM- Tour at Klehm Arboretum Klehm Arboretum has an assortment of plant life unlike any other natural area in the United States. The combination of native plants and those from around the world provides a unique botanical resource for study. The site includes many unique species from throughout the United States that normally do not thrive in this region, plus the Midwest’s most vigorous mature evergreen collection. 10:00 – Tim Gruner, Curator of...

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