2015 Plant Sale

Friday, May 8, 2015 by

Plant Sale Preview Night Friday, May 8 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Shop early for the best selection of annuals, perennials, herbs, wildflowers and unusual plants. Many plants are from the area’s best gardeners—Klehm members! Preview Night is limited to our indoor location only. $5 admission Spring Plant Sale Saturday, May 9 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Sunday, May 10 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Plan to spend time Mother’s Day weekend shopping for this year’s garden stock. The Plant Sale expands to include our outdoors location, too. Choose from hundreds of colorful plants, including unique varieties from local nurseries. Afterwards, you’re welcome to stroll the beautiful Klehm grounds to see what’s blooming.     Free Admission. Donations of plants are always welcome! Bring your potted or bagged and labeled (color, variety) donations to...

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Plant Sale Donations

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 by

We will be accepting plant sale donations on Monday, May 4 thru Thursday, May 6th. Bring your potted or bagged and labeled (color, variety) donations to Klehm Arboretum between 9am – 4pm daily during this time.  If you donate 10 plants, you will receive free admission to our Plant Sale Preview Night ($5 admission) on Friday, May 8 from 5pm – 8pm.   Print our flyer, pass it on to your friends and help the donation effort!      Our Annual Plant Sale is Saturday, May 9 9am-4pm and Sunday, May 10 9am – 2pm.  Admission is FREE.                                                 Thank you for donating...

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Seed Starting and Propagation

Saturday, March 14, 2015 by

Saturday, March 14, 2015 9:30am-11:00am John Moors, Director of Collections at Klehm Arboretum, will discuss seed selection, growing supplies, artificial lights and caring for tender young plants Members: Free Non-members: Included with admission       Registration Name(required) Email(required) List additional guests here.  Purchase a...

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Wild Ones: Native Plant Sale

Friday, January 30, 2015 by

Klehm would like to share this great community event: Native Woodland Plant Sale The annual Native Woodland Plant Sale, sponsored by the Rock River Valley Chapter of Wild Ones, is beginning just in time for spring. Not only are these native plants a charming addition to the shaded yard, but when properly sited and established, they are tough and carefree, needing neither fertilizer nor constant watering. In addition, native plants provide the food and shelter that butterflies, other insects and humming birds require. Plants offered this year including Wild Geranium, Shooting Star, Wild Ginger, Large-flowered Trillium, Rue Anemone, Blue Cohosh and many more. There is also a great selection of ferns and sedges. An e-form of the sale brochure is available click here for your copy. For a paper copy or to have a copy...

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Mark Dwyer Presentation

Saturday, September 20, 2014 by

Saturday, September, 20 10:00am-11:30am Mark Dwyer, Director of Horticulture at Rotary Gardens in Janesville, will give a presentation focused on a few shade plants that are good performers, not just new plants that have not been trialed. There is a lot to consider: type of shade, soil conditions, moisture, maintenance and more. You’ll learn what questions to ask in order to purchase the right perennials for a shady area. Members: Free Public: Included with admission.   Mark Dwyer’s presentation is hosted by the John and Pauline Cook Horticultural Lecture Series...

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Wildflower Garden Blooming

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 by

The Vi Bates Wildflower Garden is in bloom!  This woodland garden blooms in early spring.  Blooms are a bit later than normal with the unseasonable cold.  Look close for the tiny woodland varieties. The plants in the album below are all blooming as of Thursday, May 8.  They include: Virgina Blue Bells –  Celandine Poppy  –  Merry Bells   –  Prairie Trillium   –  Spring Beauty  –  Yellow Violet  –  Dutchman’s Breeches  –  Goldenseal  –  False Rue Anemone  –  Grand Flora Trillium  –  Blue Cohush  –  Yellow Cohush   These plants can be found in the wildflower garden, but are not blooming or don’t bloom.   Wild Ginger   –  Twin Leaf  –  Nodding Trillium  –  Trout Lily  –  May Apple  –  Maidenhair Fern  –  Columbine  –  Wild Geranium  –  Squirrel Corn  –  White Baneberry  –  Red...

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