Wild West Day

Ride back in time May 6

Wildflowers!

Visit our Crescent Farm

Mother’s Day

A gift membership is perfect for Mom!

The Arboretum Waits for You!

Peacocks

Perfect time to see their beautiful plumage.

Baldwin Lake

Restoring a magnificent gem

News

A New Paradigm for the Essential Edible Garden

Join Kyra Saegusa to explore the rewards of an ecosystem-based edible landscape in this introductory workshop Saturday, April 29. The fee class will lay the foundation for introducing this holistic practice into your garden and help you create your own sustainable verdant, food-producing space that is also beautiful. Click for details.

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.    

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

The Los Angeles Arboretum Foundation presents a night to remember! We’ll revel across the expansive lawns of the Queen Anne Cottage, engage in clever conversations over dinner, and play daring games of chance, like in the heady 1890s when Baldwin Ranch was a must stop for the rich and famous. The event will benefit our […]

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.

ARTboretum Botanical Art Show & Sale, April 28-30

ARTboretum returns this year, with exciting hands-on demonstrations so the public can experience the thrill of drawing and painting plants. Great framed or unframed art, cards and prints can be enjoyed, and most can be purchased just before Mothers’ Day.  Free with regular admission.

A Magical Time for Children Saturday, April 29

Join the faeries from A Faery Hunt for an interactive walkabout in the enchanted Celebration Garden, 9:30am-12:30pm  They will bring stories of faery magic and flowers with dancing, singing and fun. $10 per child and per adult for Arboretum members; $15 per child and adult for non-members.

Our Rose Garden is a must see. It’s simply stunning!

When you visit the Arboretum, don’t miss our Rose Garden. Meander through the colorful array of blooming roses and enjoy the fragrant flowers.  It is truly lovely spring experience. 9am to 4:30pm. Regular admission applies, members free.

Baldwin Lake: Restoring a Magnificent Gem

Cloistered within the Arboretum, Baldwin Lake has managed to survive the rapid development of the San Gabriel Valley. Still, accumulated sediments and drought have dramatically reduced water depth and aquatic ecosystem.

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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