Klehm Closed November 22 & 23...

Tuesday, November 20, 2012 by

Klehm Arboretum will be closed Thursday, November 22 through Friday, November 23.  We will reopen Saturday, November 24.  We hope everyone has a safe and happy holiday weekend.   Klehm will also close on the following days: December 24 & 25 December 31 & January 1 Otherwise, we are open daily from 9am to 4pm.  We hope to see you soon enjoying the beauty of late fall and early...

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Winter Hours at Klehm

Tuesday, November 20, 2012 by

Open Daily 9am-4pm This winter Klehm is open seven days a week! Our Donation Days will continue to be the first Tuesday of every month, and we’ll have other great events to keep you coming. All winter long it’s easy to enjoy Klehm while walking on our cleared and paved East Loop path and traversing our woodland trails that are great for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. Don’t forget… your canine friends are welcome, too. Plus, we have a new series of programs, “Family Days at Klehm.” Families are invited to engage with nature at Klehm. On the second Saturday of each month, Klehm will offer themed activities for kids of all ages. After some exploring, warm up in the Visitors Center Gallery with hot drinks and cookies. Kids can continue learning by making a...

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Guided Bird Walk

Saturday, November 10, 2012 by

Saturday, November 10, 2012 9am-12pm Join the Sinnissippi Audubon Society for a guided bird hike through the arboretum. Their members will use sight and sounds to identify the many birds at Klehm. Everyone is invited to participate. No registration required. If 9 am is too early, late comers are welcome to catch up with the group. The walk is included with general admission. FREE to Klehm members and Audubon Society...

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2012 Volunteer Recognition Dinner...

Wednesday, November 7, 2012 by

November 7, 2012 5:30pm – 7:30pm Klehm invites all volunteers to celebrate another successful gardening season with a dinner, awards and a short program to honor their efforts. The support and contributions made by volunteers make Klehm a success. FREE for all Klehm volunteers. Invitations have been sent. Thank you, to our many...

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Donation Day

Tuesday, November 6, 2012 by

Tuesday, November 6, 2012 9:00am – 4:00pm Donation Day is the first Tuesday of every month. Bring your friends and family to enjoy the beauty of fall. We have two miles of paved paths and over 2.5 miles of unpaved, woody trails. Friendly, leashed dogs are welcome. Admission is free and donations of any amount are encouraged. Your support makes a...

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Season-Extending Garden Techniques...

Thursday, November 1, 2012 by

Article Published by the National Garden Bureau Few gardeners are content with the length of their growing season. In the far North, there’s barely enough time to ripen tomatoes or melons. In the South, drought and intense heat limit gardening activity to the spring and fall months. The good news is that by using a few simple season-extending techniques and plant-protection devices, you can shield your plants from extremes of weather, and stretch your gardening season by two, three or even six months. Wind: If the plants in your garden must battle strong winds, they’ll need to use most of their energy to survive, rather than developing strong root systems and putting on healthy growth. To protect your garden from wind, you can build a wood fence, plant a windbreak of trees and shrubs,...

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