Fountain Garden

Tuesday, March 15, 2011 by

Rediscover your zen in the pristine Fountain Garden with its lush perennial plantings, trellised gazebo, playful water fountain, all highlighted by  a magnificent backdrop of conifers that provide a quiet and restful gathering place....

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Nancy Olson Children’s Garden...

Monday, March 14, 2011 by

The Nancy Olson Children’s Garden is located inside the East Loop of the Arboretum. Just cross over the bridge at the koi pond—you’re there! Named in honor of a devoted Klehm member, the garden is designed to encourage children to explore the many wonders of nature. Children love navigating the hedge maze to find the surprise waiting for them at journey’s end. The rainbow and alphabet gardens are colorful delights and no one leaves the childrens’ garden without stopping to visit with the garden’s bovine mascot Cow-Li-Flower. The construction on the pavilion in the Childrens’ Garden is now complete. A welcome addition, the pavilion offers covered shelter for activities, dining and watching children as they enjoy playing in the garden.  ...

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Demonstration Gardens

Sunday, March 13, 2011 by

Wander through these five display gardens designed for inspiration. Gardens include a Butterfly Garden, Herb Garden, and Daylily Garden. In 2011 we planted a Quilt Garden to highlight the Botanical Quilt Exhibition displayed in the Visitor’s Center at the same time....

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Peony Garden

Saturday, March 12, 2011 by

The romantic Peony Garden features over 70 varieties of peonies that bloom in May and early June. For 3 generations the Klehm family has been cultivating peonies and a wide range of their varieties make up the favorite springtime garden. Peonies at Klehm Peony Garden...

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Hosta Garden

Friday, March 11, 2011 by

Some are tall, others short and ranging in colors from deep green to blue, yet they’re all hosta. Grown for their lush and attractive foliage Over 50 varieties of hosta are presented in our shady hosta garden. Hosta offer great ground cover and a wonderful fragrance while in...

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Prehistoric Garden

Monday, March 7, 2011 by

This garden showcases some of the trees and plants which grew in prehistoric times including the highly recognizable ginkgo. As an added delight for the family, you’ll also find Klehm’s Dinosaur mascot Flora-Fauna....

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