Hiking for Hounds

Sunday, October 18, 2015 by

Sunday, October 18, 2015 10:00am-2:00pm It’s time for Klehm’s annual celebration of our best friend – the dog.  Bring your costumed canine friends to spend a day enjoying and exploring our entire 155 acres of gardens and grounds.  At...

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Donation Day

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 by

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 9:00am – 4:00pm Maybe you have never experienced the beautiful grounds at Klehm? Today is the day to take advantage of free admission and see what you have been missing! Share the Klehm experience with...

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Autumn @ the Arboretum...

Sunday, October 4, 2015 by

Sunday, October 4, 2015 9:00am-4:00pm Join us for our annual fall festival!  Experience the beauty of fall as we use our entire 155 acre property for family-friendly fun.  October is one of the best times to witness trees with...

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Horticulture for the Holidays...

Saturday, November 15, 2014 by

Saturday, November 15, 2014 9:00am – 12.00pm University of Illinois Extension’s annual Horticulture for the Holidays event is scheduled for November 15th from 9 a.m. to noon (check-in begins at 8:30 a.m.) at Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden. Participants...

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Nature and Fallen Leaves...

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 by

Not only do leaves make trees look beautiful, their importance in sustaining life on this planet cannot be understated. Their bright green appearance in the spring is an indication of the beginning of a new life cycle. In the...

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Indicators of Trunk Decay...

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 by

A good indicator of decay is the presence of fungal fruiting structures on the trunk, limbs, or roots.  Fungal fruiting structures come in a variety of shapes such as bracket, hoof, shelf (collectively called conks) and mushrooms (toadstools).  Textures...

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