What’s blooming?

Aloes! Bright, beautiful, exotic

Bird watching!

Spotted: Scaly-breasted Munia, one of hundreds of species seen here.

Queen Anne Cottage

NEW! Tours Friday, Saturday & Sunday

Engelmann oaks

Visit our grove of native Southern California oaks on Tallac Knoll.

Our Gift Shop

We’re open daily 9am-4:30pm

News

Pacific Horticulture’s in-depth look at two Arboretum collections

The quarterly publication of the Pacific Horticulture Society has featured our Madagascar Spiny Forest and Engelmann oaks in two separate articles.  Both were written by James Henrich, curator of living collections at the Arboretum. You can learn all about the history and plants in these collections. The details and photos are wonderful. Both articles as […]

Chinese language tram tours Saturday, Feb. 7

In celebration of the Chinese New Year, we are offering special tram tours with Mandarin narration on Saturday, February 7 at 10am and 12pm.  Guides Frank and Diana McDonough will focus on plants that are important in the Chinese culture.  The tram fee for the general public is $11 (includes admission); $5  for members.  Reservations […]

Writing at the Arboretum: Mapping the Heart

In this new series of writing workshops, we will discuss how writers reveal themselves in their text through imagination and interpretation of object, house, path, road, landscape and taste.  At the second class on Sunday, February 22, we’ll discuss what is your first memory of a garden? Do you have a photo of yourself as […]

NEW! Weekly Queen Anne Cottage tours

Exclusive, 1.45-hour, guided tours inside the historic cottage will begin Friday, December 5, at 10am. The tour is offered twice a day on Friday and Saturday, and at 1pm on Sunday.  Reservations required.  Learn about the fascinating legacy of Elias J. “Lucky” Baldwin, who won and lost fortunes creating 19th century resort destinations in both […]

Join our Saturday morning walking tour

The docent-led walking tour begins at 10:30am and provides an excellent introduction to and update about the Arboretum. Wear your walking shoes. Free with admission; members free

Got nutsedge? Tips for organic management

Jill Morganelli, Arboretum horticultural supervisor, shares non-chemical weeding techniques in this Los Angeles Daily News article by Sandra Barrera.

South African plant tour, Saturday, December 27

When most temperate plants are sleeping, South African plants are blooming in a blaze of reds, oranges and other warm colors. Learn about these architecturally interesting and water saving plant on a guided walk at 11am with Frank McDonough, Arboretum botanical information consultant.

Our beautiful fall color continues to amaze!

This might be the last weekend to see the spectacular fall display at its best at the Arboretum. Yellow-leafed Ginkgo should be peaking, so bring the kids for a day of leaf shuffling, leaf-angel making and the beauty of nature.The garden is simply stunning,  bathed in  autumn hues. To see some of the colors, click […]

Fall color update

  This might be the last weekend to see the spectacular fall display at its best at the Arboretum. Yellow- leafed Ginkgo should be peaking, so bring the kids for a day of leaf shuffling, leaf-angel making and appreciating the beauty of nature.  Take a look at Frank McDonough’s latest photos. Last week: It’s looking […]

Japanese anemones blooming near Meyberg Waterfall

The beautiful flowers are worth a walk to the waterfall.

Pacific Rose Society Annual Auction Saturday, January 31

The Pacific Rose Society’s annual auction will offer more than a 100 unique and beautiful roses to the highest bidders on Saturday, January 31, 11:30-5pm.

Chinese New Year Special Bilingual Tram Tours

We are offering Mandarin narration during the special tram tours on Saturday, February 7, at 10am and 12pm.  Frank and Diana McDonough will be your guides.  Space is limited and reservations required.

Explore the colorful plants in our South African collection.

Aloes and other South African plants are blooming in a blaze of reds, oranges and other warm colors. Learn about these water saving and architecturally interesting plants on a leisurely self-guided walk.

NEW! Queen Anne Cottage tours by reservations

Exclusive, 1.45-hour, guided tours inside the historic cottage are available Fridays and Saturdays at 10am and 1pm and Sundays at 1pm.  Reservations required.

Got nutsedge? Tips for organic weed management

Jill Morganelli, Arboretum horticultural supervisor, shares non-chemical weeding techniques in this Los Angeles Daily News article by Sandra Barrera. Photos by Walt Mancini/Pasadena Star-News

Santa Anita Depot Tours

Tour the inside of this historical treasure with a knowledgeable docent and learn about what the depot was like when it was operational. Tuesday, Wednesday, Sunday, 1-4pm.

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