Free Museum Day Live! at Klehm...

Saturday, March 12, 2016 by

Saturday, March 12 2016 In the spirit of Smithsonian Museums, who offer free admission everyday, Museum Day Live! is an annual event hosted by Smithsonian magazine in which participating museums across the country open their doors to anyone presenting...

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Gardening for Food and Fun...

Saturday, March 5, 2016 by

Saturday, March 5, 2016 9:00am – 2:30pm Join U of I Extension at our annual SPRING SYMPOSIUM: GARDENING TO ENLIVEN OUR SENSES. This year’s theme is “Gardening to Enliven our Senses,” which addresses our connection with nature and its...

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2015 Annual Report Available...

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 by

“Along with the Board of Directors, we extend our sincere appreciation to the individuals, corporations, foundations and the Forest Preserves of Winnebago County who provided generous funding and support for Klehm’s ongoing operations. Collectively, we have planted a solid...

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Google Cultural Institute Partnership...

Thursday, January 21, 2016 by

January 21, 2016  Starting today, the Klehm grounds can be viewed online by people around the world due to a new partnership between the Google Cultural Institute and Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden. Thanks to this new virtual exhibition,...

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Art on the Lawn

Sunday, July 19, 2015 by

Sunday, July 19, 2015 11:00am – 6:00pm Art on the Lawn, a Rockford tradition since 2000, is moving to a new home at Klehm Arboretum in 2015. The juried fine art show will feature a wide variety of fine...

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Planting Day Thank You!...

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 by

Over 50 volunteers showed up on Saturday, June 13th to plant 4,000 perennials in our 13,000-square-foot Contemporary Perennial Garden. The “Know Maintenance” site was planned for minimal weed invasion and optimal beauty by Roy Diblick, noted plantsman and designer. The...

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