Woodsong Concert – Corky Siegel

Woodsong Concert – Corky Siegel

Sunday, June 18th, 2017 Gate Opens 4:00 pm Concert Begins 6:00 pm Concert goers will love the bluesy, rocking sounds of Corky Siegel. His career began with the legendary Siegel-Schwall Band that toured the major rock palaces and clubs in the 60’s and 70’s....
Down Peony Lane with Roy Klehm

Down Peony Lane with Roy Klehm

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 6:30pm Roy will cover all gardening aspects of Woody and Herbaceous Peonies and also the Intersectionals {Itohs}. Roy and his brothers Arnold and Carl Jr. {Chuck} donated their Rockford Nursery ground (Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden) in...
Oak Woodland Restoration Begins

Oak Woodland Restoration Begins

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 Northern Illinois, allows Klehm to...
New Treehouse Project at Klehm

New Treehouse Project at Klehm

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 as many years on the...
Gardening for Food and Fun

Gardening for Food and Fun

Saturday, March 5, 2016 9:00am – 2:30pm Join U of I Extension at our annual SPRING SYMPOSIUM: GARDENING TO ENLIVEN OUR SENSES. This year’s theme is “Gardening to Enliven our Senses,” which addresses our connection with nature and its positive...