January is member appreciation month!

We love our members and we want to celebrate them with special offers throughout the month of January! Enjoy all the perks of Member Appreciation Month in January if you join, renew, rejoin, give a gift or renew early.

From Cape to Karoo, a tour South Africa section, January 6

South Africa’s many different climate zones make it an ideal source for plant introductions here. On this walking tour, Frank McDonough, Botanical Information Consultant, describes the history and of these unusual and colorful plants. Included in admission; members free

Custom-made wooden Bluetooth Speakers, January 6

Come watch as we make custom Bluetooth speakers using reclaimed wood. This speaker kit  requires no soldering and is a great DIY project for woodworkers and crafters of any level. The kit is from Rockler Woodworking and Hardware

Early Photographs of Rancho Santa Anita, January 7

Mitchell Hearns Bishop, Curator of Historical Collections, will review the earliest known photos in the Arboretum collections by Carleton Watkins. Included in admission; members free.

Baiko-En Bonsai Kenkyukai Show & Sale, January 13 & 14

Baiko-En Bonsai Kenkyukai Society will present the only show of deciduous, miniaturized trees in the United States. Included in admission; members free

Southern California Camellia Show, January 20 & 21

he Southern California Camellia Society presents hundreds of camellia blooms representing all the varieties that you see around Southern California at this time of year. Saturday, January 20, 1-5pm; Sunday, January 21, 9am-4:30pm Included in admission, members free

New! Forest Bathing, a Special Nature Walk, January 20

Inspired by the Japanese practice of shinrin yoku, Forest Bathing, a nature walk, has been scientifically proven to boost immune strength, reduce stress, and improve cognitive functioning. But beyond these physiological changes, the guided also offers us the opportunity to deepen our relationship with the natural world. Fee class

Crescent Farm Workshop: Lasagna Mulching, January 20

Using what you have on hand or can source locally is truly sustainable gardening. This workshop will show you how using cardboard and mulch will build fertile productive soil. This is also a proven method for removing your lawn and reducing the weed load as you transition into a water wise landscape. There will be a visual presentation and a hands-on activity where you will actually help us to build our new Crescent Farm.

 

 

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Phone: 626.821.3222

301 N. Baldwin Ave, Arcadia, CA, 91007

Site Design by Kirk Projects