Novel Mexican Plants for Southern California Walking Tour Saturday, May 5

On this walking tour of our Mexican collection with Frank McDonough, the Arboretum’s Botanical Information Consultant, learn about trees and other plants that are well suited for Southern California.  11am, included in admission; members free.

History Talk: Baldwin M. Baldwin’s Papers Sunday, May 13

The papers of the grandson of Elias J. “Lucky” Baldwin include rare letters of his mother Anita Baldwin, who left instructions that her personal papers be destroyed after her death. A history talk by Mitchell Hearns Bishop, the Arboretum’s Curator of Historical Collections, 1-2pm, included in admission; members free.

Geranium Society Show & Sale May 12 & 13

The International Geranium Society, Los Angeles branch, presents this wonderful annual display of geraniums. 9am-4pm, included in admission; members free. 9am-4pm; included in admission; members free

Meadow Planting & Care Saturday, May 19

Join the many who’ve enjoyed our continuously flowering meadow! Learn how easy it is to make such magic happen in your using native and compatible flowers from seed. 10am-12pm, included in admission; members free.

Queen Anne Cottage Tour Sunday, May 20

The charming Victorian-era cottage is open for public tours only twice a year. Don’t miss this opportunity to bring friends and family to step into the cottage and back in time. 10am-3pm; regular admission applies and tour fee of $5 general public; $3 members: $3 children 12 and up; under 11 free.

Annual Epiphyllum Show & Sale Sunday, May 20

The Epiphyllum Society of America (ESA) presents these unusual and gorgeous flowers. Besides cut flowers, the show includes epiphyllum pictures, flower arrangements, plants and related epiphytic plants. 9am-4pm, included in admission; members free

Community Mosaic Workshop at Crescent Farm Sunday, May 20

Be part of Crescent’s community stepping stone mosaic project! Crescent Farm’s stepping stones serve as a gateway to the garden, drawing eyes and visually reinforcing the ecological concepts at the heart of the Crescent’s mission. 10am-1pm; included in admission; members free.  The first of three mosaic workshops.

Descanso Chrysanthemum Spring Plant Sale May 19 & 20

More than 150 varieties of rooted chrysanthemum cuttings will be available at the show as well as perennial flowers and shrubs, and vegetable plants. 9am-4pm; included in admission; members free

Santa Anita Bonsai Show, May 26-28

The Santa Anita Bonsai Society will present trees trained to look like miniature forest giants. Trees up to four feet tall such as maples, junipers and pines will be displayed. 9am-5pm; included in admission; members free

Saturday Walking Tour

Every Saturday the 10:30am docent-led walking tour will provide visitors with an excellent introduction to the Arboretum. Wear your walking shoes. Free with admission; members free

Santa Anita Depot Tours

santa anita depotTour the inside of this historical treasure with a knowledgeable docent and learn about what the depot was like when it was operational. Tours are on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10am-4pm, and

 

 

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301 N. Baldwin Ave, Arcadia, CA, 91007

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