Oak Woodland Restoration Begins...

Friday, March 11, 2016 by

Work has begun to restore 15 acres of native oak woodland at Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden. This project, funded by a grant from the Dr. Courtney J. & Margaret Hutchins Hamlin Family Fund of the Community Foundation of...

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Season-Extending Garden Techniques...

Thursday, November 1, 2012 by

Article Published by the National Garden Bureau Few gardeners are content with the length of their growing season. In the far North, there’s barely enough time to ripen tomatoes or melons. In the South, drought and intense heat limit...

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Gardening with Physical Limitations...

Wednesday, August 31, 2011 by

Article by National Garden Bureau   Let’s face it, gardeners age. Or, are afflicted with illnesses that can make gardening more difficult and less enjoyable. However, thanks to creative and inventive minds, there are now a wide variety of...

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Sow Seeds Now for an Easy and Delicious Fall Garden...

Tuesday, August 16, 2011 by

Provided by National Garden Bureau Late summer is the ideal time to start your fall garden. In most areas of the country, you can grow a “second season” crop of your favorite cool-season vegetables and lovely fall flowers. In...

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Green Education for Klehm Members...

Tuesday, August 9, 2011 by

Klehm Members and friends are invited to attend “From Green Roofs to Fields of Flowers – Designing, Specifying, Installing and Managing the LEED Landscape” by U.S. Green Building Council – Rockford/Northern Illinois Branch The program is August 31, 2011 5:30pm –...

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Project Noah

Tuesday, July 26, 2011 by

Be a Citizen Scientist – Documenting & Discovering Nature When you visit projectnoah.org  you will discover “… a tool to explore and document wildlife and a platform to harness the power of citizen scientists everywhere.”  Everyday technology brings new...

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