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

Queen Anne Cottage

NEW! Tours Friday, Saturday & Sunday

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Join our new 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

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 […]

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.

Only a few seats left for the Fall Color Tram Tour

Hurry and sign up for the November 22  fall color tram tour with expert staff guide, Jill Morganelli. Enjoy the splendor of fall foliage. The tram is almost sold out so please reserve a seat by calling 626.821.4623.

Get your costumes ready!

We celebrate Halloween in the garden!  Children ages 10 and under will discover what scary things hang out in the plants and trees. There will Halloween crafts and other activites.  Saturday, October 25; 10am-2pm.

Family Adventures: Bird Watching, October 18

Children of all ages will enjoy a Saturday morning looking up in the sky!  What bird is that? The entire family can learn about the basics of birding. Pre-registration required.

Save October 18-19 for our Fall Plant Sale

Join us Saturday and Sunday, October 18 & 19 for our Fall Plant Sale. Discover a lovely selection of beautiful plants to add color and variety to your own garden. If you’re an armchair gardener, be sure to stop by the Arboretum Library’s used book sale.

All About Trees workshop with Matt Ritter, Ph.D.

The Cal Poly San Luis Obispo professor and director of the plant conservancy there will discuss the most appropriate trees for both small yards and for Southern California’s climate.  This fee workshop on Saturday, October 11, is designed for homeowners, landscape professionals and plant lovers.

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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