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Happy Memorable Day! We’re open all weekend!

Spend a day of your first long summer weekend at the Arboretum.  You’ll enjoy nature amid historic trees, gardens and plants from all over the world.  Open daily 9am to 5pm.  Last entry at 4:30pm.  Admission $9-4; members free.

Mario Lopez to host our Lucky Baldwin Poker Tournament benefit on June 10. Join us!

The Los Angeles Arboretum Foundation is proud to host the Lucky Baldwin Poker Tournament. Set under the starry night sky on the lawn of the Queen Anne Cottage, the festivities include cocktails, dinner, games, auction, entertainment and poker tournament. The fun filled evening will raise funds for the restoration and preservation of the Arboretum’s historic […]

We are a certified Monarch Waystation!

The Arboretum, with its many butterfly hubs, is now on Monarch Watch’s national list of certified Monarch Waystations. Monarch Watch is a nonprofit educational outreach program that focuses on the monarch, its habitat and fall migration. A waystation provides resources necessary for monarchs to produce successive generations and sustain their migration.    

Los Angeles Conservancy Preservation Award goes to the Arboretum!

The prestigious 2017 award recognizes the Arboretum’s “proactive” historic preservation. The L.A. Conservancy described the Arboretum’s Cultural Landscape Report as a “vital document” that “summarizes the history of the site, allowing for greater understanding of how to identify and protect these resources.” We thank the Dextra Baldwin McGonagle Foundation for its support of this project. […]

We’re peacock crazy! Join us Saturday, March 25

Peacock Day is dedicated to the bird which makes a visit to the Arboretum a special experience.  Our peacocks are in their full plumage now. Join us for a day of art, science and fun:  walks, discovery trail, children activities and Indian food and music in recognition of the peacock’s country of origin, India.

Members Preview Day for Spring Plant Sale Friday

Members enjoy a special preview of the Spring Plant Sale on Friday, March 24.  Shop early for tomato and other plants at the Gift Shop Patio  9am door buster: The first 30 shoppers will receive a free gift.  Enjoy a Virgin Bloody Mary while you shop between 10am and 1pm.

Celebrating an iconic tree: Art to be created from Baldwin eucalyptus

  A stately Tasmanian blue gum, planted some time in the late 19th century, is among the most magnificent trees at the Arboretum. Sadly, the tree must is being removed this month due to age and disease. To celebrate its long life, art will be created from the historic tree. Reprising the Arboretum’s Forces of […]

Rain is coming! Catch it for your garden with water harvesting.

With another storm or two approaching this weekend, you’ll likely be taking cover inside. Why not learn about harvesting rain water for your garden?  Crescent Farm uses a variety of water harvesting techniques for its sustainable gardens.  A quick primer about the techniques used at Crescent Farm is a click away.

Seed catalogs so dear to our gardening hearts

The joys of thumbing through seed catalogs are nicely captured by Willy Blackmore in his “Letter of Recommendation: Seed Catalogs” in The New York Times.  Have a read, it’ll bring a smile whether you’re a gardener or not.

What is Kinetic Tai Chi? Check it out Thursday.

Kinetic Tai Chi, created by Master Arnold Chien, is version of the martial art based on the theory of an ancient classic called I Ching coupled with contemporary physics of potential and kinetic energy. Join us Thursday, February 2, 9-10:30am. $35 members; $45 nonmembers.

Irrigation for home edible landscape Saturday, May 27

A well designed irrigation system can be a key factor to the make a difference in being able to supply the right amount of water at the right timing to grow top quality vegetables. Saturday, May 27, 10am-12pm. $25 members; $35 non-members.

Santa Anita Bonsai Show this weekend, May 27-29

The Santa Anita Bonsai Society will present trees trained to look like miniature forest giants.  Trees up to four feet tall such as maples, junipers and pines will be displayed. 9am-5pm;  free with regular admission; members free

Garden Night Photography class Saturday, May 27

Capture unique photographic opportunities in the garden at night with instructor Frank McDonough whose photos you see on our website and Facebook. Space limited, registration required; headlamp mandatory; $30 members; $40 non-members.

The Rose Garden is lovely so is the Kallam Perennial Garden!

The scent of the roses is heavenly.  Enjoy a memorable time in the Rose Garden as well as in the Grace Kallam Perennial Garden and Herb Garden. Open daily; 9am to 4:30pm. Regular admission applies, members free.

John Rabe of Off-Ramp reports about Baldwin Lake

Margaux Viera, a great, great, great granddaughter of E.J. “Lucky” Baldwin, takes the host of KPCC’s Off-Ramp into Baldwin Lake to show him the need for restoring the Lake. Learn about the challenges and solutions to saving the Lake.

Plant question? Ask our Expert at the Arboretum

We have the knowledge and experience to help you raise healthy plants. Frank McDonough, the Arboretum’s Botanical Information Consultant, answers questions from the public.

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Phone: 626.821.3222

301 N. Baldwin Ave, Arcadia, CA, 91007

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