Spring Plant Sale & Preview Sale 2013...

Friday, May 10, 2013 by

May 10-12, 2013 Thousands of annuals, perennials, herbs, wildflowers and unusual plants! Locally-grown   Preview Night Friday May 10 • 5-8 pm Shop early for the best selection of annuals, perennials, herbs, wildflowers and unusual plants. Most plants are from the area’s best gardeners—Klehm members! Preview Night is limited to our indoors location, only. Free to members and plant donors | $6 public.   Spring Plant Sale – Free Admission both Days Saturday, May 11 • 9am – 4pm | Sunday, May 12 • 9am – 2pm Plan to spend time this Mother’s Day weekend shopping for this year’s plants. The Plant Sale expands to include our outdoors location, too. Choose from thousands of colorful plants, including unique varieties from local nurseries. Afterwards, you’re welcome to stroll the beautiful Klehm grounds to see what’s...

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Botanica: a Gardener’s Luncheon...

Wednesday, April 17, 2013 by

Gardening Large: a City, a Park, a Garden Wednesday, April 17, 2013 Location: Giovanni’s Noon Luncheon & 10am Workshop RSVP by April 8, 2013       Save the date to welcome spring with your floral friends during Klehm’s spring garden luncheon held at Giovanni’s. This year’s speaker is Terry Guen, founder of the award-winning, Chicago-based Terry Guen Design Associates, Inc. She has focused her twenty-five year career as a landscape architect and urban designer on creating spaces for public benefit and enhancing the quality of the urban outdoor environment. As Master Landscape Architect for Chicago’s Lakefront Millennium Park, she was responsible for the design and implementation of the entire 25 acre landscape. In her presentation, “Gardening Large: a City, a Park, a Garden,” Ms. Guen will discuss the need to develop a passion...

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Live Auction

Tuesday, April 16, 2013 by

11:45 am Tour of Millennium Park and Lurie Garden with Terry Guen and lunch for 6 at University Club of Chicago, courtesy of Phil and Cherri Eaton Luncheon and garden tour for 10 at La Paloma Gardens, summer of 2013, courtesy of Karen Harding 4 hours/2-man tree services, courtesy of Tree Care Enterprises 3 yards of mushroom compost delivered to your door, courtesy of Jon Carlson...

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Klehm Family Days 5

Saturday, April 13, 2013 by

Saturday, April 13, 2013 10am – 3pm This spring, 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. Your family will find fun ways to learn about nature outdoors through hikes, scavenger hunts and guided tours. After some exploring, kids can continue learning by making a take home craft. Plus, everyone will enjoy watching birds as they come to feed just outside the Visitor Center Gallery windows.   Vi Bates Wildflower Garden Tours 11am-2pm This month, the theme is wildflowers.  Take a walk with Anita Johnson, Klehm’s wildflower garden volunteer, in the Vi Bates Wildflower Garden.  Learn about the many spring beauties who add the first splash of color in the gardens.  Kids can also participate in our wildflower...

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Free Constant Contact Seminar

Thursday, March 28, 2013 by

Thursday, March 28, 2013 8:00am – 12:00pm Constant Contact will be offering this informative workshop designed to teach you all about the basics and best practices of email marketing and social media. The first session will discuss how email marketing & social media can really help you drive your business success. Discover how communicating with your customers regularly can help you stay connected, and generate increased referrals, repeat sales, and unwavering customer loyalty. In the second seminar, participants will learn tricks-of-the-trade and other relevant best practices. Ask questions, get feedback, share experiences, and listen to how others are using Constant Contact Email Marketing to grow their organization and establish lasting relationships with customers, members, and donors. 8:00am-8:30am – Registration & Networking 8:30am-10:00am – Grow Your Business with Email and Socia Media 10:15am–11:45am – Getting...

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Ornamental Grasses

Saturday, March 23, 2013 by

Saturday, March 23,2013 9:00am – 11:00am For year-round landscape interest, ornamental grasses should be on everyone’s must-have list. Learn which grasses suit our climate, as well as the wide range of heights, shapes and colors available. Join Tyler’s Nursery owner Tyler Smith and landscape designer Andrea Rundblade as they lead us through the wonderful world of ornamental grasses. $10 Public / Free to Klehm members (members can register by emailing...

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