Why Leaves Change Color...

Saturday, October 10, 2015 by

Every autumn we revel in the beauty of the fall colors. The mixture of red, purple, orange and yellow is the result of chemical processes that take place in the tree as the seasons change from summer to winter....

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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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6 Fall Gardening Tips...

Monday, November 11, 2013 by

Year-end garden tips 1) Leaving perennials standing and not cutting them back may help to protect the crown. If you mulch, go ahead and cut them back. 2) Rake fallen leaves from grass. Leaves left on lawn over winter...

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Autumn @the Arboretum – Free Fall Festival...

Wednesday, September 21, 2011 by

Autumn @the Arboretum Sunday, October 2, 2011   Who: Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden What: Autumn @the Arboretum Where: Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden – 2715 S Main Street in Rockford, IL When: Sunday, October 2, 2011 9am-4pm Cost:...

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Special Fall Preview 1...

Wednesday, September 14, 2011 by

We invite you to take a fall tour of our spectacular gardens and grounds. Fall is a very popular time to enjoy the arboretum. The intense fall colors and crisp weather inspires even the busiest of us to slow...

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Special Fall Preview 2...

Tuesday, September 13, 2011 by

We invite you to take a fall tour of our spectacular gardens and grounds. Fall is a very popular time to enjoy the arboretum. The intense fall colors and crisp weather inspires even the busiest of us to slow...

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