Upcoming Events

The Gottlieb Native Garden: A California Love Story

Susan Gottlieb, the dedicated environmentalist who created the garden believes we could save the world if we all understood the power of native plants. This is her story, as well as a larger one: the story of how to restore natural habitat and protect biodiversity with simple, individual actions.

Public Plant Sale

Shop our one-acre nursery for an incredible selection of Arboretum All-Stars, California natives and thousands of other attractive, low-water plants perfect for creating a landscape alive with environmentally important pollinators.

Folk Music Jam Session

Folk musicians are invited to bring their acoustic instruments and play together informally during this acoustic jam session at Wyatt Deck next to the redwood grove in the UC Davis Arboretum.

Relax and Unwind with Nature Rx

Join us for a nature-immersed day of rest and relaxation in the Arboretum. Stay awhile to find peace of mind during yoga sessions for kids and adults, or take part in some water color painting, tea sipping, and more!

Wednesday Walk with Warren

Join Warren Roberts, superintendent emeritus of the UC Davis Arboretum, famous storyteller and punster, for an always-engaging noontime exploration of spring in the UC Davis Arboretum's gardens and collections.

2nd Friday ArtAbout in the Arboretum

Join us for art activities in the Arboretum GATEway Garden during the city’s monthly self-guided artwalk—the ArtAbout and help us kick off the 10th annual National Public Gardens Week which begins the following Monday.

Public Plant Sale

Shop our one-acre nursery for an incredible selection of Arboretum All-Stars, California natives and thousands of other attractive, low-water plants perfect for creating a landscape alive with environmentally important pollinators.

Folk Music Jam Session

Folk musicians are invited to bring their acoustic instruments and play together informally during this acoustic jam session at Wyatt Deck next to the redwood grove in the UC Davis Arboretum.