Bats!

Thursday, August 16, 2012 by

Thursday, August 16, 2012 An Evening Hike for the Family Begins at 7:30pm Question: Why do bats hang upside-down? Answer: Bats hang by their feet with their head down because it is energy efficient. One quarter of all mammal...

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Reclaiming Used & Waste Water with Constructed Wetlands...

Thursday, August 16, 2012 by

August 21, 2012 5:30pm – 7:30pm Event by USGBC-Illinois Rockford/Northern IL Branch Location: Klehm Arboretum’s Gallery   This program will review how to reclaim Black, Gray, Rain, and Storm water to be re-used in a building for non-potable uses....

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BritBeat

Sunday, August 12, 2012 by

Sunday,Aug 12, 2012 Gate Opens 4pm Concert Begins 6pm Take a trip back to 1964 with BritBeat’s tribute to the Beatles. With mop tops, retro costumes, vintage instruments and harmonizing vocals, they perform all of the memorable Beatles hits...

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Donation Day

Tuesday, August 7, 2012 by

Tuesday, August 7, 2012 9:00am – 4:00pm In 2012 our Donation Day is the first Tuesday of every month. Bring your friends and family to enjoy the beauty of summer. We have two miles of paved paths and over...

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Guided Summer Photography Walk...

Sunday, August 5, 2012 by

Sunday, August 5, 2012 WalkBegins at1:00pm Take part in ourSummer Photography Contest. Get an edge on the competition and enhance your skills while touring the gardens. Members from theRockford Photography Clubwill host a guided photography walk. Join them as...

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Fall & Winter Greens...

Thursday, August 2, 2012 by

Article byNational Gardening Bureau, Inc. When the trees begin to show fall colors, your garden can too. Unless you live in a mild winter climate, you may not have thought about planting for a fall harvest that can continue...

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