Autumn @ the Arboretum

Autumn @ the Arboretum

Sunday, October 8th, 2017 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Our most popular family event is back again this year on Sunday, October 8th.  Activities include scarecrow building, pumpkin decorating, face painting, horse-drawn wagon rides and much more.  You will not want to...
Girl Scouts

Girl Scouts

Girl Scout Day @ the Arboretum When: Sunday, October 8, 2017  10:00 am – 3:00 pm Where: Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden What: Girl Scout Day at the Arboretum is a chance for Girl Scout Troops in Northern Illinois to come out to Klehm Arboretum for a fun-filled...
Horticulture for the Holidays

Horticulture for the Holidays

Saturday, November 15, 2014 9:00am – 12.00pm University of Illinois Extension’s annual Horticulture for the Holidays event is scheduled for November 15th from 9 a.m. to noon (check-in begins at 8:30 a.m.) at Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden....
Nature and Fallen Leaves

Nature and Fallen Leaves

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 summer leaves provide much needed shelter...
Autumn Leaves

Autumn Leaves

According to horticulture experts in Illinois, favorable spring and summer weather will lead to vibrant fall tree colors throughout the state. Some sugar and red maples have already started to change color at Klehm.  The fall tree colors could last longer if the first...