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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Community Trees Program in the News...

Thursday, October 20, 2011 by

13 News WREX attended this past Wednesday’s press conference launching our new Community Trees Program.  If you missed their coverage use this link to watch the video. The goal of the new Community Trees Program (CTP) is to share...

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New Program Launches

Sunday, October 16, 2011 by

The goal of the new Community Trees Program (CTP) is to share a vision of a sustainable community sheltered by a vibrant canopy of diverse, enduring trees to enhance the quality of life in the Rockford area. Rockford has...

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Share the Natural Wonders of Illinois with Your Students...

Tuesday, October 11, 2011 by

The Illinois Biodiversity Field Trip Grant Program provides funding for educators and their students to visit the natural wonders of our state.  Teachers may apply for up to $500 to be used for transportation and substitute teacher costs.  Illinois...

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