Photo Contest

Saturday, December 27, 2014 by

Winter 2015 Amateur Photography Contest Photography contest runs December 1, 2014 – February 28, 2015 Winners announced in March 2015 Rules The Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden (KABG) Winter 2014 Amateur Photography Contest (“the contest”) is open to all...

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Nature and Fallen Leaves...

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 by

Not only do leaves make trees look beautiful, their importance in sustaining life on this planet cannot be understated. Their bright green appearance in the spring is an indication of the beginning of a new life cycle. In the...

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Indicators of Trunk Decay...

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 by

A good indicator of decay is the presence of fungal fruiting structures on the trunk, limbs, or roots.  Fungal fruiting structures come in a variety of shapes such as bracket, hoof, shelf (collectively called conks) and mushrooms (toadstools).  Textures...

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February Garden Tips

Wednesday, January 1, 2014 by

* Order perennial plants and bulbs now for cut flowers this summer. Particularly good choices are phlox, daisies, coreopsis, asters and lilies. * Check stored bulbs, tubers and corms. Discard any that are soft or diseased. * Don’t remove...

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Tree-mendous Arbor Day Celebration...

Monday, April 23, 2012 by

RPS 205 Elementary Schools Celebrate Arbor Day all Week Celebration Culminates with Tree-mendous Event on Friday April 19, 2012… To many children, trees are valued for shade on a hot day and maybe a good branch to hang from....

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Celebration of Tu B’Shevat...

Saturday, February 11, 2012 by

“New Year of the Trees” Sunday, February 12, 2012 10:00am – 12:00pm Update – The event was a great success. Klehm was proud to take part. We’ve posted some photos to our Facebook page. Click here to see them....

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