Fall Plant Sale

Saturday & Sunday, October 18 & 19

Natural Discourse

Light & Image, October 18 symposium

Blooming Plumerias

Follow the Plumeria trail near Tallac Knoll.

Spooky Creatures in the Garden

Bring the kids! Saturday, October 25

Queen Anne Cottage

Just one of our historic landmarks.


Family Adventures: Bird Watching, October 18

Children of all ages will enjoy a Saturday morning looking up in the sky!  What bird is that? The entire family can learn about the basics of birding. Pre-registration required.

Save October 18-19 for our Fall Plant Sale

Join us Saturday and Sunday, October 18 & 19 for our Fall Plant Sale. Discover a lovely selection of beautiful plants to add color and variety to your own garden. If you’re an armchair gardener, be sure to stop by the Arboretum Library’s used book sale.

All About Trees workshop with Matt Ritter, Ph.D.

The Cal Poly San Luis Obispo professor and director of the plant conservancy there will discuss the most appropriate trees for both small yards and for Southern California’s climate.  This fee workshop on Saturday, October 11, is designed for homeowners, landscape professionals and plant lovers.

Scavenger Hunt at Mustangs in the Garden

Create special memories while bringing home a unique souvenir! The first 250 kids to complete our car-themed scavenger hunt will receive their very own Hot Wheels toy car at this year’s car show. The Mustangs in the Garden car show is Saturday, October 4.

Your grandmother was right about Geraniums!

Explore the fascinating world of geraniums with instructor Laramee Haynes. Geraniums come in a variety of colors and sizes and need surprisingly little water or care. Don’t forget to visit the plant sale afterwards!

Andy Lipkis of Tree People to speak at Annual Members Meeting

Due to high interest on the part of our members, the Annual Members meeting, featuring keynote speaker Andy Lipkis, founder and leader of Tree People, is booked to capacity.

Tickets no longer available for Feast at Baldwin Ranch

We celebrate the beginning of autumn September 28 with an exquisite meal prepared by well-known local chefs. Each course is prepared by a different chef and served with a specially selected wine. For participating chefs and restaurants and ticket information, click here.

Taste of Arcadia and Peter “King of Cuisine” Dills return on September 22

The Arcadia Chamber of Commerce’s annual fundraising event will dish up fare from more than 30 restaurants. Activities will include a no-host bar, raffle drawing, and live music. Part of the proceeds will be donated to the Los Angeles Arboretum Foundation.

Come one, come all to our lasagna mulching workshop

Help us prepare the soil for our new Crescent landscape. In this hands-on workshop, Leigh Adams and Rishi Kumar will share with you the do’s and don’t of  sheet mulch, using recycled cardboard  to build fertile, productive soil.  Our special thanks to Whole Foods Market in Hastings Ranch for its support.

Michael Feinstein’s take on New York! New York!

Click to listen to Feinstein as he shares the highlights of the September 6 concert. The Pasadena POPS concludes its summer series with New York! New York! featuring Grammy Award winner and multi-platinum recording artist Patti Austin, Liz Callaway and Aaron Tveit. Tickets are still available.

Natural Discourse: Light & Image, October 18; 9am-5pm

A symposium presented by the Garden Conservancy and the Arboretum  that will explore the connections between art, architecture, and science within the framework of the botanical garden

Floss Silk Trees Walking Tour Saturday, October 18

Learn about the four selections of Floss Silk trees that the Arboretum introduced to Southern California and the United States. Frank McDonough, the Arboretum’s botanical information consultant, is your guide.

Santa Anita Depot Tours

Tour the inside of this historical treasure with a knowledgeable docent and learn about what the depot was like when it was operational. Tuesday, Wednesday, Sunday, 1-4pm.

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