Fall Color

Experience the changing landscape.

Holiday Shopping!

Gift Shop open daily 9am-4:30pm

Queen Anne Cottage

NEW! Tours Friday, Saturday & Sunday

Engelmann Oaks

Visit our grove of native Southern California oaks on Tallac Knoll.

Garden Bliss

Yoga is one of the many classes we offer.


Enjoy our fall color on Thanksgiving Day!

Autumn hues are all around as you walk through our lovely garden before or after you dive into that turkey dinner. We will be operating our normal hours, 9am-4:30pm. The Gift Shop will open too, but the Membership Office will be closed for the day.

Fall color update

Color is still coming along nicely; our red maples just exploded and the Liquidambars are on track to look pretty good. If we don’t get a driving, leaf stripping rain between now and Thanksgiving it looks this week may be one of our best this year. Click for Frank McDonough’s latest fall color photos.   […]

NEW! Weekly Queen Anne Cottage tours

Exclusive, 1.75-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 at 10:30am docent-led provides an excellent introduction to and update about the Arboretum. Wear your walking shoes. Free with admission; members free

Japanese anemones blooming near Meyberg Waterfall

The beautiful flowers are worth a walk to the waterfall.

Only a few seats left for the Fall Color Tram Tour

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.

Get your costumes ready!

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.

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.

Old-fashioned holiday at Queen Anne Cottage, December 14

Enjoy a docent-led tour inside  this charming Victorian-era cottage all decked out in its holiday finery. You’ll learn the history of the Queen Anne Cottage.

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

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.

Plant question? Ask an Expert

We have the knowledge and experience to help you raise healthy plants.

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301 N. Baldwin Ave, Arcadia, CA, 91007

Site Design by Kirk Projects