The guide outlines proper water techniques based on your irrigation system. Any homeowner will find it useful to keep landscapes green and growing. The City of Arcadia produced the guide in cooperation with the Arboretum.
Posted on August 22, 2016
Leigh Adams, an active leader in the urban sustainable agriculture movement and an interpretive horticulturist at the Arboretum’s Crescent Farm, will be recognized for her contributions to effect positive social change September 28 at the 9th Annual West Coast Global Forum hosted by the United Nations Association of the United States of America, Southern California […]
Posted on August 14, 2016
Dan Foliart, the President of the Arboretum Foundation, first visited the garden in the early 1980s and has been returning ever since with wife and two children. He was inspired to compose a song, “The Arboretum Waits for You.” Enjoy our special song and his President’s message.
Posted on August 13, 2016
The Los Angeles Arboretum is on the digital map of Pokémon Go, the hot new smartphone game that uses Augmented Reality. Game players have been following the map to designated sites, so-called “gyms” and “Poké Stops.” within the Arboretum where they can earn points. The Serpent Trail and the Rose Garden, for example, are designated “gyms.”
Posted on July 11, 2016
Find the answer in The New York Times. Dr. Roslyn Dakin and Dr. Suzanne Amador Kane collaborated on the study of peacocks that roam the grounds of the Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanical Garden. The goal was to develop a basic understanding of the shaking motion, which is a key part of courtship.
Posted on April 28, 2016
The Gold Line now stops in our town of Arcadia, When you hop off the train at the Arcadia station, you’ll find a shuttle that will take you to the Arboretum in about 20 minutes or so. The Arcadia shuttle is free until June 15. This is the perfect time of year to visit the […]
Posted on March 15, 2016
Public artist Michael Davis has created a series of pieces that reflect Arcadia, its history and community. The centerpiece is a free standing sculpture called Arcadian Zephyr featuring 16 movable weather vanes with birds, fauna and other elements inspired by the Arboretum. Horses depict the city’s racing legacy. Click to watch a video.
Posted on February 3, 2016
Larry Wilson, columnist for the Pasadena Star News. writes about how Crescent Farm water farmers are creating a new landscape in a Mediterranean way that works with both native (and other water-sipping) plants and innovative new conservation methods.
Posted on August 11, 2015
In selecting the top 15 “extraordinary botanical gardens” in the West, Sunset noted they are more than just pretty flowers. “They are also engaged in important work, showcasing and propagating endangered species and teaching visitors how to create striking home gardens using very little water,” Sunset said online.
Posted on July 22, 2015
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.
Posted on January 30, 2015