The statewide Water Efficient Landscape Ordinance (WELO) is designed to limit the amount of water used on landscapes. Although in effect since 2015, compliance is now being enforced by each city/county building department in the state. This workshop will cover the basics of complying with the ordinance.
From Tarzan to Meet the Fockers, the Arboretum had been the location for many films and still is. Specially trained docents will walk you to sites including Baldwin Lake, Queen Anne Cottage, jungle and Coach Barn and describe the many films shot there.
Early May is one of the most beautiful times at the Arboretum. Join us for an evening of music, salsa tasting, margaritas, historic slide viewing, garden wandering (yes you can!), a book sale and all the additional things we dream up to entice you to help us fund the Library collections and its programs.
Join us as we take a walk through the Arboretum learning all about the mothers in the Arboretum from the peahens to the praying mantis. We will finish the morning with artworks made by mother and daughter/son using pressed flowers and botanical materials that you can cherish forever.
The International Geranium Society, Los Angeles branch, presents this wonderful annual display of geraniums.
Annual auction of orchids.
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. Tour fee and regular admission applies. Tour: $5 general public; $3 members: $3 children 12 and up; under 11 free.
At the Epiphyllum Society of America’s (ESA) annual flower show enjoy viewing these unusual and gorgeous flowers. Besides cut flowers, the show includes epiphyllum pictures, flower arrangements, plants and related epiphytic plants.
More than 150 varieties of rooted chrysanthemum cuttings will be available at the show as well as perennial flowers and shrubs, and vegetable plants.
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.
This workshop introduces modern communication received directly from trees as framework for replacing our traditional relationship with them. When we allow these powerful anchors of our biosphere to feel as well as look their best, they are then able to contribute a fuller range of their gifts to us.
Found Among the Leaves; a Bibliophytology is an exploration of the rich and complex relationships that entangle object with information, image with medium. The Library serves as both the project’s exhibition venue and its source material. Artist Andrew Yang will present a talk, Saturday, February 23, 2-4pm
Docent-Led Adult Walking Tours are Tuesdays–Fridays at 10:00 a.m. and Saturdays at 10:30 a.m. Tours are not offered on “free” Tuesdays (third Tuesday of the month). Please note that tours are not offered during the months of August and September.
Tour 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 Sundays 1-4pm.