Wild West Day

Ride back in time to the Old West, May 2

Crescent Farm

Our new water conservation project is taking shape. Join us!

Bird watching!

Spotted: Scaly-breasted Munia, one of hundreds of species seen here.

Queen Anne Cottage

NEW! Tours Friday, Saturday & Sunday

News

Traffic Alert: Road closure Saturday morning

The Santa Anita Derby Day 5K Run & Walk takes place Saturday morning and will affect traffic along Baldwin Avenue as well as parking at the Arboretum. Baldwin Avenue will be closed from Huntington Blvd so to get tot he Arboretum you will have to access Baldwin from the north via Foothill Boulevard or the […]

Steve Goto, tomato guru, to speak April 8

Back by popular demand for the 14th year!  Join us for Steve Goto’s popular, informative and funny lecture at 10am. He will share his top tomato picks for 2015 as well as growing tips and  tricks of the trade for planting and harvesting the best tomatoes in Southern California.  Following the talk, you’ll find a […]

NEW! Crescent Farm hands-on workshops

Learn about water conservation and sustainable food gardening! The Crescent Farm, located in the heart of the Arboretum just north of Baldwin Lake, is a reclaimed landscape where we experiment and explore new and ancient horticulture techniques for water conservation and food production. This is an educational training program. Workshops are held Tuesdays and Thursday, […]

Library information in Chinese now online

The Arboretum Library has posted a page in Chinese  full of helpful information about the garden books for adults and children as well as other resources.

Pacific Horticulture’s in-depth look at two Arboretum collections

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 […]

Writing at the Arboretum: Mapping the Heart

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 […]

NEW! Weekly Queen Anne Cottage tours

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 […]

Join our Saturday morning walking tour

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

Got nutsedge? Tips for organic management

Jill Morganelli, Arboretum horticultural supervisor, shares non-chemical weeding techniques in this Los Angeles Daily News article by Sandra Barrera.

South African plant tour, Saturday, December 27

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.

Egg-Ceptional Celebration! Saturday, April 4

Join us for Egg Scrambles and Egg Expeditions, take-home crafts and games, Saturday, April 19, 10am-1pm. Regular admission applies.  $3 for children’s activities;  9-10am early entry for Arboretum members

Korean Stone Exhibit this weekend April 4 & 5

For centuries, Asian scholars have contemplated natural, found stones for creative inspiration and meditation. This exhibit features water-polished and wind-blasted stones from rivers, beaches and deserts in North America.

Member discount continues for Queen Anne Cottage tours

Members receive $5 off the $35 ticket for the exclusive, 1.75-hour, guided walking tours inside the historic cottage. The tours are available Fridays and Saturdays at 10am and 1pm and Sundays at 1pm.   Reservations preferred.  855.781.7750

Explore the colorful plants in our South African collection.

Aloes and other South African plants are blooming in a blaze of reds, oranges and other warm colors. Learn about these water saving and architecturally interesting plants on a leisurely self-guided walk.

Got nutsedge? Tips for organic weed management

Jill Morganelli, Arboretum horticultural supervisor, shares non-chemical weeding techniques in this Los Angeles Daily News article by Sandra Barrera. Photos by Walt Mancini/Pasadena Star-News

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