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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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)...

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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...

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Chicago Flower & Garden Show Bus Trip...

Thursday, March 20, 2014 by

Thursday, March 20, 2014 8:00am Join Klehm on a bus trip to explore the Chicago Flower and Garden Show at Navy Pier. The show features more than 17,000 feet of flowers, plants, shopping, hands-on workshops, kids’ activities and more!...

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Seed Starting and Propagation...

Saturday, March 1, 2014 by

Saturday, March 1, 2014 9:30am 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 Purchase a...

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April Gardening Tips

Monday, January 20, 2014 by

Advice for Zone 5 Gardeners If the ground has thawed, divide and replant perennials, such as asters, bee balm, and hostas. Plant roses and lily bulbs. When the ground is warm and dry, transplant early tomatoes outdoors, inside protective...

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