November 14, 2014
The docent-led walking tour at 10:30am docent-led provides an excellent introduction to and update about the Arboretum. Wear your walking shoes. Free with admission; members free
November 11, 2014
All around the Arboretum fall color is starting to subtlety appear. The first yellowing signs of color are showing up on California grapes, Crepe myrtles and many others. Some trees, like Nyssa (the Tupelo) and certain maples are at their peak while most like Ginkgo biloba and the Pin oak are about halfway to brilliance. Will this year be a ‘great one’? Hard to tell. Some conditions like low nighttime temperatures and high daytime temperatures have been present but others, especially moisture, have not.
Hurry and sign up for the November 22 fall color tram tour with expert staff guide, Jill Morganelli. Enjoy the splendor of fall foliage. The tram is almost sold out so please reserve a seat by calling 626.821.4623.
October 21, 2014
We celebrate Halloween in the garden! Children ages 10 and under will discover what scary things hang out in the plants and trees. There will Halloween crafts and other activites. Saturday, October 25; 10am-2pm.
October 14, 2014
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.
October 11, 2014
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.
October 7, 2014
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.
September 25, 2014
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.