Grow your knowledge about fruit trees with Southern California fruit tree specialist and founder of Fruitstitute, Joanna Glovinsky. Using the Crescent Farm orchard as a classroom, this lecture and demo will show you to how plant, manage and prune to successfully grow your own backyard fruit. Saturday, February 16, 10am, members free, include in admission.
Posted on February 11, 2019
Try our next Forest Bathing session on Saturday, February 16, 8-10am, Sara Cagle, a reporter with The Los Angeles Times, captures the experience of Forest Bathing. She writes of entering “the prehistoric forest: a shaded environment of towering redwoods and palm trees, bright orange birds of paradise and very curious ducks. One person noticed the […]
Posted on February 10, 2019
The National Endowment for the Arts award to the Arboretum enable us to continue our groundbreaking 2016 exhibit of techno-botanical art in the garden. The newly-funded art exhibit, developed by curator Shirley Watts, will feature video and interactive digital installations within the Arboretum’s diverse botanical landscape. The aim is to move art out of a traditional museum setting and […]
Posted on June 25, 2018
Want to learn about the natural history of the world by reading about the interrelationship of geology, botany, zoology, ecology, biogeography, climatology and paleontology, and learn how different phenomena throughout the earth's history has affected the natural world we live in? Amateur researchers as well as professional ecologists can take advantage of The Los Angeles County Arboretum […]
Posted on April 6, 2011
Leigh Adams, artist-in-residence at the Arboretum, and John Lyons, a designer and lecturer well known to Arboretum fans, teamed up to test and implement techniques to harvest water. The article is a fun and an informative read at http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/home_blog/2011/03/leigh-adams-john-lyons.htm
Posted on March 17, 2011
Posted on March 16, 2011
In the coming months we will be making decisions about the future of the Arboretum.
Posted on February 28, 2011
Looking for early nursery catalogs for the region of Southern California? The Arboretum Library has catalogs going as far back as the late 1800s that are still applicable for today's horticulturalists. During your visit to the Arboretum, members and non-members of the garden are always welcome to browse our nursery catalogs in our library's collection! […]
Posted on February 16, 2011
Hello, folks! The Arboretum Library's catalog now has social networking features, including Facebook and Twitter, so that you may share any library material(s) you have found in the catalog, with your friends. Also be sure to check out and “like” the Arboretum's Facebook page.
The Arboretum Library has many journals and periodicals that cover a range of horticultural topics. These journals include articles about individual types of plants, including one that's been seen around a lot more recently – the açaí. You've probably seen this ingredient in all sorts of products at the grocery store, but I didn't know much […]
Posted on January 26, 2011