The quarterly publication of the Pacific Horticulture Society has featured our Madagascar Spiny Forest and Engelmann oaks in two separate articles. Both were written by James Henrich, curator of living collections at the Arboretum. You can learn all about the history and plants in these collections. The details and photos are wonderful. Both articles as […]
Posted on January 29, 2015
In celebration of the Chinese New Year, we are offering special tram tours with Mandarin narration on Saturday, February 7 at 10am and 12pm. Guides Frank and Diana McDonough will focus on plants that are important in the Chinese culture. The tram fee for the general public is $11 (includes admission); $5 for members. Reservations […]
Posted on January 26, 2015
In this new series of writing workshops, we will discuss how writers reveal themselves in their text through imagination and interpretation of object, house, path, road, landscape and taste. At the second class on Sunday, February 22, we’ll discuss what is your first memory of a garden? Do you have a photo of yourself as […]
Posted on January 23, 2015
Exclusive, 1.45-hour, guided tours inside the historic cottage will begin Friday, December 5, at 10am. The tour is offered twice a day on Friday and Saturday, and at 1pm on Sunday. Reservations required. Learn about the fascinating legacy of Elias J. “Lucky” Baldwin, who won and lost fortunes creating 19th century resort destinations in both […]
Posted on January 20, 2015
The docent-led walking tour begins at 10:30am and provides an excellent introduction to and update about the Arboretum. Wear your walking shoes. Free with admission; members free
Posted on January 7, 2015
Jill Morganelli, Arboretum horticultural supervisor, shares non-chemical weeding techniques in this Los Angeles Daily News article by Sandra Barrera.
Posted on December 28, 2014
When most temperate plants are sleeping, South African plants are blooming in a blaze of reds, oranges and other warm colors. Learn about these architecturally interesting and water saving plant on a guided walk at 11am with Frank McDonough, Arboretum botanical information consultant.
Posted on December 27, 2014
This might be the last weekend to see the spectacular fall display at its best at the Arboretum. Yellow-leafed Ginkgo should be peaking, so bring the kids for a day of leaf shuffling, leaf-angel making and the beauty of nature.The garden is simply stunning, bathed in autumn hues. To see some of the colors, click […]
Posted on December 5, 2014
This might be the last weekend to see the spectacular fall display at its best at the Arboretum. Yellow- leafed Ginkgo should be peaking, so bring the kids for a day of leaf shuffling, leaf-angel making and appreciating the beauty of nature. Take a look at Frank McDonough’s latest photos. Last week: It’s looking […]
Posted on November 21, 2014
The beautiful flowers are worth a walk to the waterfall.
Posted on November 11, 2014