Guided Summer Photography Walk

Sunday, August 5, 2012 by

Sunday, August 5, 2012 Walk Begins at 1:00pm Take part in our Summer Photography Contest.   Get an edge on the competition and enhance your skills while touring the gardens.  Members from the Rockford Photography Club will host a guided photography walk. Join them as they offer advice on techniques and answer questions from attendees. No registration required. The walk begins at 1pm. Don’t worry about the heat. Cold beverages and optional rides on the Klehm Express will be provided at no charge. This event is included with regular garden admission and free to Klehm members. Summer 2012: Amateur Photography Contest This event is included with regular garden admission and free to Klehm members.   About the Rockford Photography Club Whether you are just beginning in photography, or are an advanced amateur, or a professional, you are welcome at the Rockford...

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Guided Photography Walk

Sunday, July 15, 2012 by

Sunday, July 15, 2012 Walk Begins at 1:00pm Did you know Klehm has a Summer Photography Contest, and we want everyone to participate?  Get an edge on the competition and enhance your skills while enjoying a stroll through the gardens and arboretum.  Experienced members from the Rockford Photography Club will host a guided photography walk two Sunday afternoons this summer, July 15 and August 5. Join them as they offer advice on techniques and answer questions form attendees. No registration required.  Participants should be at Klehm Visitors Center by 1pm.  Call ahead for special accommodations. Summer 2012: Amateur Photography Contest This event is included with regular garden admission and free to Klehm members. About the Rockford Photography Club Whether you are just beginning in photography, or are an advanced amateur, or a professional, you are welcome at the Rockford Photo Club....

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The Good, the Bad & the Bugly...

Saturday, July 14, 2012 by

Class has been Cancelled Saturday, July 14, 2012 Bad insects are ones that do serious damage to the plants we love. Invasive pests in particular can wreak havoc on trees with little control from natural predators. Learn about the invasive emerald ash borer, gypsy moth and Asian long-horned beetle and how to manage them. But what about the good guys? Learn about beneficial insects, and how to keep them coming back. Presented by Donna Danielson, teacher of horticulture and entomology at The Morton Arboretum and College of Du Page.   Call 815-965-8146 to inquire about future...

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Corky Seigel

Sunday, July 8, 2012 by

Sunday, July 8, 2012 Gate Opens 4pm Concert Begins 6pm Concert goers will love the bluesy, rocking sounds of Corky Siegel. His career began with the legendary Siegel-Schwall Band that toured the major rock palaces and clubs in the 60’s and 70’s. Corky has earned an international reputation as one of the world’s great blues harmonica masters. Featuring special guest, Randy Sabien, jazz violinist.  chamberblues.com   Learn more about our Woodsong Concerts. Individual concerts $15 / $13 Klehm...

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Trees & Shrubs for the Shady Garden...

Thursday, June 28, 2012 by

Thursday, June 28, 2012 6:30pm – 8:30pm Shrubs can make wonderful focal points in the garden, especially shade gardens. There are many beautiful, shade-loving trees & shrubs that thrive in anything from dappled to heavy shade. Presented by Dave Wanninger, Horticulturist in Charge at Boerner Botanical Gardens. $15 / $12 Klehm...

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Summer Photography Contest

Monday, June 25, 2012 by

The contest has closed Summer 2012: Amateur Photography Contest Take Pictures and Win Prizes June 25 – September 21, 2012 Submission Deadline: September 21, 2012 Visit our Flickr page to see other photo contest submissions.   Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden has launched its first ever digital photography contest. The contest runs from June 25 to September 21, 2012. Amateur photographers are invited to capture the beauty and natural wonders of summer at Klehm through digital photography. Winners will be announced October 3, 2012 and an award ceremony will be held October 7, 2012 at Klehm’s annual Autumn at the Arboretum.   Click Here to Download Entry Form  & Photo Contest Rules   The contest includes four categories: Gardens:  Photos in this category should highlight flowers and garden features. Arboretum Trees & Paths:  Photos in this category should...

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