Tree and Shrub Planting...

Saturday, April 9, 2016 by

Saturday, April 9, 2016 9:00am – 11:00am Have you planted a tree only to see it dead in the spring or not thriving at its current location.  Director of Horticulture, John Moors, will teach you the proper techniques for...

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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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New Treehouse Project at Klehm...

Tuesday, February 23, 2016 by

A new initiative by Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden is expected to take visitors to new heights. The nonprofit living museum, owned by Forest Preserves of Winnebago County, is in the early planning stages to construct three treehouses in...

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Why Leaves Change Color...

Saturday, October 10, 2015 by

Every autumn we revel in the beauty of the fall colors. The mixture of red, purple, orange and yellow is the result of chemical processes that take place in the tree as the seasons change from summer to winter....

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What Trees to Plant after EAB Strikes...

Saturday, April 18, 2015 by

April 18, 2015 10:00am – 11:30am This presentation is made possible by the Pauline J. & John R. Cook Horticulture Series Dave Wanninger is the Horticulturist in Charge at Boerner Botanical Gardens in Hales Corners, Wisconsin. Previously, Dave worked...

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SWCD Tree Sale

Monday, January 12, 2015 by

Deadline Friday, March 21 Each year the district sells bare root trees, evergreen, shrub seedlings, and transplants in an effort to increase efforts to provide energy conservation and/or habitat cover for wildlife in the rural setting.  These starter seedlings...

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