Arboretum GATEway Garden

Get out at the ArtAbout

May 02, 2018
For the first time, the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden will be participating in the city of Davis’ 2nd Friday ArtAbout Friday, May 11 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Arboretum GATEway Garden, located behind the Davis Commons Shopping Center.

New interpretive signs highlight environmentally friendly features

September 29, 2017
The importance of bees, the lifecycle of a pipevine swallowtail butterfly, the history of Putah Creek, the benefits of a rain garden—these are just some of the topics covered by the new interpretive signage coming soon to the Arboretum GATEway Garden and Putah Creek Parkway explore.

Festival to celebrate new garden and community connections

April 27, 2015
In celebration of the effort of multiple groups and individuals coming together to create this new outdoor, educational space and much needed connection point between the city and campus, the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden is inviting the public to a community festival and official dedication of their newest garden this Sunday from 1-3 p.m. (Dedication ceremony from 1:30-1:45 p.m.)

Guess the weight of the Arboretum and Public Garden staff?

April 03, 2015
“Guess the weight” photos have become a tradition at the UC Davis Thank Goodness for Staff (TGFS) picnic each May. This year the photo features quite a few UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden staff in addition to our iconic Shovel Gateway Sculpture, part of the Arboretum GATEway Garden that links our campus to downtown Davis.

Arboretum GATEway Garden Community Festival

March 05, 2015
The beautiful new garden at the east end of the Arboretum is a connection point between the UC Davis campus and the City of Davis, showcasing local native plants. Come explore how the Arboretum GATEway Garden is celebrating our local heritage, strengthening community connections, and building a sustainable future.

Student-created sustainable light sculptures on display in the Arboretum

April 25, 2014
Solar-powered light sculptures created by 48 students in Studio in Sustainable Design (Design 127B) taught by Design Department faculty Ann Savageau and Bob Morgan, are currently on display in the Arboretum’s newly-constructed California Native Plant GATEway Garden.

Urban Greening grant recommended for funding

May 04, 2012
A joint application for an Urban Greening grant filed by the Arboretum, led by Arboretum Assistant Director of Horticulture Emily Griswold, and the City of Davis to green the Downtown Davis Parkway has been recommended for full funding by the California Natural Resources Agency.