Planting Day Thank You!...

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 by

Over 50 volunteers showed up on Saturday, June 13th to plant 4,000 perennials in our 13,000-square-foot Contemporary Perennial Garden. The “Know Maintenance” site was planned for minimal weed invasion and optimal beauty by Roy Diblick, noted plantsman and designer. The...

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Which Plants to Deadhead...

Thursday, June 11, 2015 by

Most flowers lose their attraction as they fade, spoiling the overall appearance of beds, borders and containers, and are best removed. Regular deadheading directs energy into stronger growth and more flowers. Once the flowers are pollinated; seed heads, pods...

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Young Explorers Program...

Sunday, June 7, 2015 by

Tuesdays 9:00am – 11:00am July 14 – August 4   University of Illinois Extension and Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden invite kids ages 6 to 12 to be Young Explorers this summer at Klehm Arboretum, 2715 S. Main St.,...

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Winter Photo Contest

Sunday, February 1, 2015 by

Thank you to all who entered our Winter Photo Contest.  We received 13 entries from 5 individuals, so the contest was not an option.  Rather one of our judges, Hans Rupert from Noir Photo, met with the individuals to...

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Wild Ones: Native Plant Sale...

Friday, January 30, 2015 by

Klehm would like to share this great community event: Native Woodland Plant Sale The annual Native Woodland Plant Sale, sponsored by the Rock River Valley Chapter of Wild Ones, is beginning just in time for spring. Not only are these...

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SWCD Tree Sale

Monday, January 12, 2015 by

Deadline Friday, March 21 Each year the district sells bare root trees, evergreen, shrub seedlings, and transplants in an effort to increase efforts to provide energy conservation and/or habitat cover for wildlife in the rural setting.  These starter seedlings...

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