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...

Season-Extending Garden Techniques

Article Published by the National Garden Bureau Few gardeners are content with the length of their growing season. In the far North, there’s barely enough time to ripen tomatoes or melons. In the South, drought and intense heat limit gardening activity to the...
Gardening with Physical Limitations

Gardening with Physical Limitations

Article by National Garden Bureau   Let’s face it, gardeners age. Or, are afflicted with illnesses that can make gardening more difficult and less enjoyable. However, thanks to creative and inventive minds, there are now a wide variety of excellent tools...
Sow Seeds Now for an Easy and Delicious Fall Garden

Sow Seeds Now for an Easy and Delicious Fall Garden

Provided by National Garden Bureau Late summer is the ideal time to start your fall garden. In most areas of the country, you can grow a “second season” crop of your favorite cool-season vegetables and lovely fall flowers. In mild winter areas, you can...
Green Education for Klehm Members

Green Education for Klehm Members

Klehm Members and friends are invited to attend “From Green Roofs to Fields of Flowers – Designing, Specifying, Installing and Managing the LEED Landscape” by U.S. Green Building Council – Rockford/Northern Illinois Branch The program is August...