Snowberry Clearwing (Hummingbird Moth)...

Wednesday, August 3, 2011 by

There’s more to see at Klehm than flowers and trees.  The bugs, birds and mammals which depend on the natural environment add to the visitor experience.  This photo of the Snowberry Clearwing (aka Hummingbird Moth) was captured Tuesday, August 2nd by new member, Sue Paulin.  Visitors often marvel at this unique moth which looks and acts like a cross between a bumblebee and...

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Butterfly on Coneflowers

Friday, July 29, 2011 by

July and August are peak months for butterfly and moth sightings.  Klehm Demonstration Gardens include a Butterfly Garden which at its peak in July and August.  Though, visitors can see many winged throughout Klehm’s many...

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Butterfly on Coneflowers 2

Friday, July 29, 2011 by

July and August are peak months for butterfly and moth sightings. Klehm Demonstration Gardens include a Butterfly Garden which at its peak in July and August. Though, visitors can see many winged throughout Klehm’s many...

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Cedar Waxwing

Friday, July 29, 2011 by

The Cedar Waxwing preferes wooded areas in nothern states and Canada.  While most flock South in the winter, many stay at Klehm year-round.  Visitors can find a variety of birds at Klehm in winter months.  The many evergreens and food sources offer them enough resources to survive the...

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Cutleaf Weeping Peashrub

Friday, July 29, 2011 by

This little guy is a newer addition to the Klehm family and can be found on the West Loop of our paved walking path.

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Jennifer’s Quilt Garden

Friday, July 29, 2011 by

To compliment the beauty and detail of our exhibit Through the Branches – a Quilter’s Perspective, the Klehm horticultural staff has designed their own original pattern called Jennifer’s Blanket. The 12’ X 12’ garden is a diagonal block pattern, alternating ‘Hawaii Blue’Ageratum and Easter Bonnet Deep Rose Alyssum, bisected and edged by ‘Silver Dust’ Dusty Miller. This dainty combination of soft hues and flowers perfectly depicts the baby blanket theme, named for Jennifer Camila, born April 29, 2011 to Klehm horticultural designer Belen Castaneda. Enjoy Jennifer’s Blanket in Klehm’s Demonstration Garden area, adjacent to the Clarcor...

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