Bright spring colors at Crescent Farm!

Wild West Day

Ride back in time to the Old West, May 2

Bird watching!

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

Queen Anne Cottage

NEW! Tours Friday, Saturday & Sunday


Australia can be an inspiration for a low-water plants.

On a walking tour Saturday, April 18, learn all about the Australian influence on the Southern California landscape from Frank McDonough, the Arboretum’s botanical information consultant. He’ll discuss plants from Australia that fit nicely in our home gardens.

Five Non-Thirsty Plants for Your Garden

Botanist Frank McDonough at the Arboretum suggests these showy, water-saving plants for your garden now available at the our Gift Shop

The Pacific Rose Society Show & Sale is coming!

Join us Saturday and Sunday, April 25 and 26, when the Pacific Rose Society will present grandifloras, hybrid teas, floribundas, miniatures and new and old varieties.  Shrubs of miniature and larger varieties, as well as cut flowers, will be on sale both days.

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, […]

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.

A magical Faery Hunt at the Arboretum Saturday, April 18

The Faery Hunt is an  outdoor, interactive performance that includes dancing, singing and up-lifting life messages of kindness, forgiveness, and ecological responsibility. 9:30am-12:30pm. Fee: $10 and $15. Please reserve a spot.

American Ceramic Society Clay Festival, April 18 & 19

The American Ceramic Society of Southern California (ACS So CA) presents it annual Clay Festival & Gift Show. This two-day event features unique handcrafted giftware and art work by ceramic artists from Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside and Ventura counties.

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

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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