Smart Living Weekly – January 23, 2019

  New Director Charts Klehm’s Future Right in Our Region: As the executive director of Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden, Alex Mills wants to care for the plants, shrubs and…
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The Wonders of Our Trees

This time of year, their bright colors light up our landscape in amazing ways, but there’s far more to love about trees than mere aesthetics. Explore the many ways trees enrich our communities and our environment.

Fall Planting: Do it Now for Years of Seasonal Color

Fall may provide an abundance of fall color, but did you know it’s also one of the best times of year to get new plants in the ground? Learn from the experts what plants generate great foliage this time of year.

Smart Living Weekly – April 1, 2015

  Lots Going On at Rare & Beautiful Klehm Arboretum Right in Our Region: Where can you find a natural area unlike any other in the U.S.? At remarkable Klehm…
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Plant Trees for Tomorrow, This Fall

This time of year is perfect for planting new trees to fill your yards or your barren parkways. Here are a few things to keep in mind as you select the perfect new tree.

Smart Living Weekly – October 2, 2013

    In This Week’s Issue: Right in Our Region: As the emerald ash borer makes its way across the United States, decimating ash trees along the way, proactive local…
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Janine’s Journal: Owing to Fragile Chance

It’s a marvel walking amongst our region’s snow-covered woods. Executive Editor Janine Pumilia admires the lovely trees.

Trustworthy Trees

The drought’s taking a toll on our landscape, but what about those native plants that love this weather? Here are some hearty varieties of reliable trees that love our wild Midwestern weather.