Gardening News: Advance tickets for Klehm’s Garden Fair on sale through May 31

Staff Report

Advance tickets for Klehm Arboretum’s 19th Annual Garden Fair are on sale for a discounted price of $5 ($7 at the door) through May 31 at the following locations:

• Arte Verde, 15630 Illinois Route 76, Poplar Grove, Ill.;

Gensler Gardens, 8631 11th St., Rockford, and 102 Orth Road, Loves Park;

Meridian Nursery, 7219 Cunningham Road, Rockford;

Pepper Creek, 7295 Harrison Ave., Rockford;

Village Green, 6101 E. Riverside Blvd., Rockford, and 2640 N. Main St., Rockford; and

Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden, 2715 S. Main St., Rockford.

Garden Fair runs noon-8 p.m., Friday, June 1; 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday, June 2; and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., June 3.

Tickets are good for admission all three days and are also available online at or by calling (815) 965-8146. Klehm members enter free when they show their membership card.

Garden Fair attendees can shop for flowers, shrubs, tools, outdoor art and other garden-related items.

From the May 9-15, 2012, issue

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