Growing Lilies

Saturday, March 29, 2014 by

Saturday, March 29, 2014 9:30am-11:30am Woodruff Imberman  is  past president of the  Lily Society and lectures widely on lilies at garden clubs throughout the Midwest. He is the author of numerous articles in regional and national horticultural magazines on lilies, is an amateur lily hybridizer, an accredited international lily judge, and has won many awards for his lilies. Those attending the talk will learn simple propagation techniques for growing lilies, hear about  the wide variety of lilies that flourish in our area, and how to design a garden with lilies so some are in bloom all summer long. Imberman’s talk, one in the Wisconsin Illinois Lily Society’s  16th Annual Spring Education Series, is part of its  public  outreach program for gardeners interested in growing and propagating true lilies. Members: Free Non-Members: Included with admission...

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Klehm Family Day

Saturday, March 22, 2014 by

Saturday, March 22 10:00am – 2:00pm Our March Family Day will focus on flowers and things that bloom! We have lots of fun things planned  for this months family-focused day. Be prepared to keep busy! Make flower crafts, keep busy with other “blooming” fun and search the gallery room for flowers found in the Klehm Gardens.  We know kids love Scavenger Hunts, so we have hidden ten different flower varieties around the gallery room.  See how long it takes to find all ten. Take a walk outside to look for a Robin.  We know they are here. see if you can spot one.  We will have binoculars on hand to help kids search. Our sidewalks are ready for flower power! So, grab some chalk and draw your favorite blooms.  We can’t wait to see...

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Chicago Flower & Garden Show Bus Trip...

Thursday, March 20, 2014 by

Thursday, March 20, 2014 8:00am Join Klehm on a bus trip to explore the Chicago Flower and Garden Show at Navy Pier. The show features more than 17,000 feet of flowers, plants, shopping, hands-on workshops, kids’ activities and more! You’ll skip the traffic and parking fees and find everything you need to make your garden the envy of the neighborhood. Price includes transportation and entrance to the show. Date: Thursday, March 20, 2014 Depart from Klehm at 8:00am Arrive back at Klehm at approximately 5:00pm Cost: $45 each Space is limited; register by calling (815) 965-8146 or emailing slambert@klehm.org. Online registration and...

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Seed Starting and Propagation

Saturday, March 1, 2014 by

Saturday, March 1, 2014 9:30am John Moors, Director of Collections at Klehm Arboretum, will discuss seed selection, growing supplies, artificial lights and caring for tender young plants Members: Free Non-members: Included with admission Purchase a...

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