Plant Information on Zoom - The Arboretum
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Wednesday, March 1; 1:30PM - 2:30PM

Plant Information on Zoom

About This Event

Come join our wildly informative Botanical Information Consultant, Frank McDonough, on Zoom for our monthly Plant Information class. These popular talks offer deep dives on a wide range of plant topics, guided by Frank’s unique insightfulness and enthusiasm.

Join us on the first Wednesday of every month at 1:30pm! Free, advance registration required.

January 4: Water Saving Fruit Trees

Learn more information about water saving fruit trees, plus the ever popular “What’s Blooming” and “Ask a Botanist”.


February 1: Groundcover Shrubs

Learn about 7 of the best native low growing shrubs that make fantastic groundcovers, plus the classic segments “What’s Blooming” and “Ask a Botanist”.


March 1: Drought Tolerant Flowering Trees

Explore whether or not there are really, truly any drought tolerant flowering trees that do well in L.A. county. Join Frank for the answer to “why can’t I have flowering cherries here?”, along with “What’s Blooming” and “Ask a Botanist”.


April 5: Peacocks: Menaces or Menches

Take a closer look at the most prominent wildlife at the Arboretum: the peacock. Also featured “What’s Blooming” and “Ask a Botanist”.


May 3: Oak Tree Triage

Join Frank for a crash course in learning how to spot these tree killing conditions. April showers brings May “What’s Blooming”, followed by “Ask a Botanist”.


June 7: Post-Covid House Plants

Got house plants? What to do if you’re too busy to care for your Covid-era jungle. See “What’s Blooming” in June and “Ask a Botanist”.



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