2015 Summer Appeal

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 by

Dear Friends of Klehm, Have you been to Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Gardenlately? It has been a busy spring! The garden renovations that began last year around the Clarcor Pavilion are looking great with new plants and features being...

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Loaded Brush Painting Class – Peonies...

Saturday, June 20, 2015 by

Saturday, June 20, 2015 1:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m. Get creative and learn to paint in the great outdoors with Klehm and the expert instructors of 317 Studio & Gallery. The class will take place in the Children’s Garden gazebo...

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Planting Day Thank You!...

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 by

Over 50volunteers 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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Which Plants to Deadhead...

Thursday, June 11, 2015 by

Most flowers lose their attraction as they fade, spoiling the overall appearance of beds, borders and containers, and are best removed. Regular deadheading directs energy into stronger growth and more flowers. Once the flowers are pollinated; seed heads, pods...

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Youth Nature Program

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 by

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 9:00am – 11:00am   University of Illinois Extension and Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden invite kids ages 6 to 12 to be Young Explorers this summer at Klehm Arboretum, 2715 S. Main St., Rockford. Young...

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Saturday June Band July 20th...

Sunday, July 20, 2014 by

Sunday, July 20, 2014 Doors open at 4:00pm, concert at 6:00pm The Saturday June Band plays rock favorites from classic to contemporary and has performed at Navy Pier and Chicagofest. The band plays with an infectious enthusiasm that draws...

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