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! You’ll skip the traffic and parking fees and find everything you need to make your garden the envy of the neighborhood. Price includes transportation and entrance to the show. Date: Thursday, March 20, 2014 Depart from Klehm at 8:00am Arrive back at Klehm at approximately 5:00pm Cost: $45 each Space is limited; register by calling (815) 965-8146 or emailing slambert@klehm.org. Online registration and...

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Park District Hiking Club Coming to Klehm...

Tuesday, December 3, 2013 by

Tuesday, December 3, 2013 9am-10am Come take a walk and explore nature with Environmental Recreation and Education (ERE) staff from the Rockford Park District. Each 60-minute hike will begin promptly at 9:00 am. Look for a van with the Rockford Park District logo on the side. Locations are subject to change. Call 815-874-7576 to confirm. No registration is required for this drop-in program. (There is no charge for this event). This is a Rockford Park District event.  Please contact them with...

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Self-Guided Tours

Saturday, December 1, 2012 by

All year long it’s easy to enjoy Klehm while walking on our cleared and paved East Loop path and traversing our woodland trails that are great for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. Don’t forget… your canine friends are welcome, too. Visitors taking self-guided tours are invited to enjoy walking tours through our gardens and arboretum. Pick up a trail guide at the Visitors Center. Explore 1.5 miles of paved paths in two loops and 2.5 miles of unpaved trails leading you through the heart of the Arboretum.  A leisurely walk takes approximately 1-1/2 hours.   Please note: reciprocal garden free admission is only honored for self-guided tours, non-group tours. Free with Admission.   Spring, Summer & Fall The East Loop The East Loop contains garden collections including a Hosta Garden,Peony Garden, Rhododendron & Azalea Garden, Wildflower...

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Winter Hours at Klehm

Tuesday, November 20, 2012 by

Open Daily 9am-4pm This winter Klehm is open seven days a week! Our Donation Days will continue to be the first Tuesday of every month, and we’ll have other great events to keep you coming. All winter long it’s easy to enjoy Klehm while walking on our cleared and paved East Loop path and traversing our woodland trails that are great for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. Don’t forget… your canine friends are welcome, too. Plus, we have a new series of programs, “Family Days at Klehm.” Families are invited to engage with nature at Klehm. On the second Saturday of each month, Klehm will offer themed activities for kids of all ages. After some exploring, warm up in the Visitors Center Gallery with hot drinks and cookies. Kids can continue learning by making a...

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Special Fall Evening Tours of Klehm...

Monday, October 15, 2012 by

Monday, Oct. 15 – Friday, Oct. 19 Tours run from 4pm – 6pm daily Take in the beautiful colors of autumn at Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden. We do the driving as you relax in riding comfort aboard the Klehm Express, our quiet electric shuttle. Enjoy the music of nature on this 20 minute tour of the grounds and gardens of Klehm. This week only, evening tours are FREE with daily admission. Stay warm while you wait. Free hot drinks will be served in the Visitors Center. We welcome the opportunity to serve people of all abilities. For special accommodations please contact our office at 815-965-8146. Admission: $6 for adults | $3 for seniors (62+), students (18+ with student ID) & children 3-17 Free to Klehm members, reciprocal garden members & children under...

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Cutleaf Weeping Peashrub

Friday, July 29, 2011 by

This little guy is a newer addition to the Klehm family and can be found on the West Loop of our paved walking path.

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