Botanica: a gardener’s luncheon...

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 by

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 10:00 am   Featured Speaker – Melinda Myers Help us welcome spring at Botanica 2015! This year’s luncheon will feature speaker Melinda Myers, a nationally renowned gardening expert and author specializing in Midwestern gardening. Among many other projects, she’s a columnist for the magazines Birds & Blooms and Gardening How-To, produces the nationally-syndicated radio and TV segments “Melinda’s Garden Moment,” and has published 20 books, including 2014’s Midwest Gardener’s Handbook. “Garden Renewal” Transforming an empty lot into a beautiful landscape or an overgrown struggling garden into a colorful centerpiece can be easier and more affordable than you think. Start with a plan, recycle items into garden art, add planters and feeders, share a few plants, phase in changes and give yourself some time. We’ll explore all of these things and...

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The Trees of Klehm

Monday, July 11, 2011 by

The Trees of Klehm Garden Party & Tree Auction Friday, July 22, 2011   What: The Trees of Klehm When: Friday, July 22, 2011 Program: doors open 6:00p.m. | live auction 7:15p.m. | silent auction until 8:30p.m. Where: Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden – 2715 S Main Street Rockford, IL Cost: $75 Individual | $600 Reserved Tables of Eight The casually elegant outdoor party of the year, Trees of Klehm is the garden’s 3rd annual plant and tree auction. Dine on delicious hors d’ouevres, enjoy cocktails, and live entertainment all in the beauty of Klehm’s spectacular Fountain Garden. Choose from an assortment of truly unique trees and plants that you’ll want to add to your landscape. This year’s theme is Fiesta! and that means margaritas, mariachis, and dancing in the moonlight. New This Year – Twelve trees will...

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