Klehm’s Plant A Row Garden Bears Fruit...

Tuesday, October 1, 2013 by

Klehm’s Plant A Row garden proved most fruitful this year, providing a record amount of vegetables for local food pantries. Klehm donated 2078 lbs. of fresh produce to the Rock River Valley Food Pantry, largely thanks to the hard work of volunteer Mary Jo Shickles. This year’s haul included 189 lbs. of cabbage, 520 lbs. of zucchini and 722 lbs. of tomatoes. Launched in 1995, Plant A Row is a public service program of the Garden Writers Association and the GWA Foundation. Garden writers are asked to encourage their readers/listeners to plant an extra row of produce each year and donate their surplus to local food banks, soup kitchens and service organizations to help feed America’s...

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Free Constant Contact Seminar

Thursday, March 28, 2013 by

Thursday, March 28, 2013 8:00am – 12:00pm Constant Contact will be offering this informative workshop designed to teach you all about the basics and best practices of email marketing and social media. The first session will discuss how email marketing & social media can really help you drive your business success. Discover how communicating with your customers regularly can help you stay connected, and generate increased referrals, repeat sales, and unwavering customer loyalty. In the second seminar, participants will learn tricks-of-the-trade and other relevant best practices. Ask questions, get feedback, share experiences, and listen to how others are using Constant Contact Email Marketing to grow their organization and establish lasting relationships with customers, members, and donors. 8:00am-8:30am – Registration & Networking 8:30am-10:00am – Grow Your Business with Email and Socia Media 10:15am–11:45am – Getting...

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Closed Tuesday, March 5

Tuesday, March 5, 2013 by

Klehm Arboretum will be closed all day Tuesday, March 5 due to a winter storm. We will reopen tomorrow Wednesday, March 6 at 9am for our regular business...

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Closing Early Due to Winter Storm...

Tuesday, February 26, 2013 by

Closing Early Due to Winter Storm Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 1:30pm Klehm Arboretum is closing at 1:30pm today, Tuesday, February 26 due to the winter storm. We will reopen tomorrow at 9am for our regular business...

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Community Trees Program in the News...

Thursday, October 20, 2011 by

13 News WREX attended this past Wednesday’s press conference launching our new Community Trees Program.  If you missed their coverage use this link to watch the video. The goal of the new Community Trees Program (CTP) is to share a vision of a sustainable community sheltered by a vibrant canopy of diverse, enduring trees to enhance the quality of life in the Rockford region. The CTP will fully assess the urban forestry needs and opportunities in our area and develop a strategic plan – aiming for a busy spring in 2012. We will rally allies and partners to help educate residents of all ages and to join in planting and caring for trees. Together, we will join forces to attain a vibrant community forest.  ...

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Klehm Arboretum Announces Community Trees Program...

Thursday, October 6, 2011 by

New Community Trees Program – A Strong Community Partnership Advocating for Our Trees   Who: Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden What: Press Conference for New Community Trees Program Where: Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden – 2715 S Main Street in Rockford, IL When: Tuesday, October 18, 2011 10am   Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden will announce its new Community Trees Program with a tree-planting event on Tuesday, October 18th at 10:00am. The press conference will be held outdoors. Transportation from the parking lot will be provided. John Richards, President of the Board for Klehm says, “The program aims to share a vision of a sustainable community sheltered by a vibrant canopy of trees among many civic partners and residents of Rockford.” The program kicks off with the addition of Edith Makra Kusnierz, the Community...

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