Crescent Farm

Our new water conservation project is taking shape. Join us!

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.

News

NEW! Crescent Farm hands-on workshops

Learn about water conservation and sustainable food gardening! The Crescent Farm, located in the heart of the Arboretum just north of Baldwin Lake, is a reclaimed landscape where we experiment and explore new and ancient horticulture techniques for water conservation and food production. This is an educational training program. Workshops are held Tuesdays and Thursday, […]

Want to grow food in raised garden beds?

Join our Saturday, February 23, workshop led by Matthew Geldin of Farmscape which has installed hundreds of raised bed gardens.  Learn about selecting the right soil, irrigation techniques, garden planning, and seasonal growing tips to help you achieve abundant harvests in your vegetable garden! 10am-12pm; fee

Library information in Chinese now online

The Arboretum Library has posted a page in Chinese  full of helpful information about the garden books for adults and children as well as other resources.

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 […]

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 […]

Raised bed gardening class, Saturday, February 28

Learn how to grow food in raised garden beds. This workshop on Saturday that will cover picking the right soil, manual and automatic irrigation techniques, garden planning, and seasonal growing tips to help you achieve abundant vegetable harvests! 10am-12pm

Best book selections from the Arboretum Book Club, Feb. 28

Attention readers! Discover the Reading Western Landscape Book Club’s favorite book selections with Susan Eubank, Arboretum Librarian. The book group explores the portrayal of western North American landscape in fiction, non-fiction, and poetry.

Member discount continues for Queen Anne Cottage tours

Members receive $5 off the $35 ticket for the exclusive, 1.75-hour, guided walking tours inside the historic cottage. The tours are available Fridays and Saturdays at 10am and 1pm and Sundays at 1pm.   Reservations preferred.  855.781.7750

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.

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

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301 N. Baldwin Ave, Arcadia, CA, 91007

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