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The Los Angeles Arboretum and Botanic Garden
June 6, 2015

history sign
Ilse Blahak, Jim, Karen Duquette

Note: Sports, recreation equipment and radios are prohibited in this park. Picnicking is allowed only outside the Arboretum on the lawn and picnic area. No food is allowed into the gardens. Persons under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a responsible adult at all times. Removal of anything natural from the grounds, including plants, flowers, seed or wildlife is not allowed. This is a smoke-free garden so no smoking is allowed at the Arboretum. Wheelchairs may be rented at the gift shop when available. There is a fee to enter, however the 3rd Tuesday of the month is free admission day. Parking is free.

The Arboretum grounds map

The Arboretum is a 127-acre botanical garden and historical site jointly operated by the Los Angeles Arboretum Foundation and the Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation in order to cultivate natural, horticultural and historic resources for learning enjoyment and inspiration. Tram tours are available on week-ends.

Below: The two RV Gypsies with Jim, the boyfriend of Karen's sister.

the two RV Gypsies and Jim

"Ribbon Rock"

"Ribbon Plant"

ribbon rock
ribbon plant

Ayes Hall

Ayres Hall
Ayres Hall

Stairway Garden, water fountain, and bird sculptures

Stairway Garden sign
Stairway Garden fountain
bird sculptures at the Stairway Garden
bird sculptures at the Stairway Garden

Decorated pathways

Decorated pathway
Decorated pathway
Decorated pathway
flowers at the botanic garden
flowers at the botanic garden
flowers at the botanic garden
flowers at the botanic garden
flower at the botanic garden

Harvesting Rain

Harvesting Rain sign
Harvesting Rain barrel
flower at the botanic garden
flower at the botanic garden
flower at the botanic garden
flower at the botanic garden

Inside the Tropical Greenhouse

flower at the botanic garden
flower at the botanic garden

laughing clip art dudeBelow: Karen played around with the long, skinny, green stem of a plant that was waving in the air.

Karen Duquettelaughing dude
flower at the botanic garden
flower at the botanic garden
flower at the botanic garden
flower at the botanic garden
flower at the botanic garden
flower at the botanic garden
flower at the botanic garden
flower at the botanic garden
flower at the botanic garden
tree in greenhouse
flower at the botanic garden
flower at the botanic garden
plant
plant

Daylily Garden

Daylily Garden and statue

The Daylily Garden was very large, and there was no pathway through the garden. Here are a few of the flowers that were near the walkway that could be photographed.

daylily
daylily
daylily
daylily
daylily

The flowers below looked like sunny-side-up eggs!

sunny-side-up eggs
sunny-side-up eggs

California Poppy

California Poppy sign
California Poppy
flower and bee
flower
flower
flower
flower
rose
rose
rose
flower
flower
flowers
flower
tall flower

Rose Garden

roses
roses
look below
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