We transforming the Good Life Garden — one of our campus’s most high-profile public gardens — to a place where we can share the science and social justice issues around food, food production and food safety.
We invite all our members, donors, supporters and visitors to attend Picnic Day – a family friendly event that’s free for all to come and experience the richness of diversity and achievement at UC Davis.
World Food Day is this Friday, October 16th. We’re celebrating at the new garden where visitors can see and learn more about how the UC Davis Horticulture Innovation Lab is helping smallholder farmers overcome field and market challenges with low cost technologies.
Thank you to everyone who gave to the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden during our region’s 24-hour Big Day of Giving on May 5th! Thanks to the generosity of current and new donors, members, volunteers, and our own staff, we raised $11,400 from 161 donors.
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.)
Find out the answer to this question and many more when visiting the California Rock Garden–a Geology GATEway Garden.
Exhibit signage and labels for all of the incredible rock specimens that were once located throughout the state of California and now reside around the UC Davis Earth and Planetary Sciences building, make visiting this GATEway garden even more enjoyable.
Last winter and spring, our newly constructed Arboretum GATEway Garden teamed up with student interns, loyal volunteers, hundreds of community members, as well as Arboretum and Public Garden staff who planted over 25,000 grasses, rushes, sedges, wildflowers, shrubs, and trees—all native to our lower Putah Creek region.
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.
Caryl Yasko, nationally-recognized muralist, came to the right place if she’s looking for opinions. She’s been commissioned, through a grant funded by PG&E and obtained by the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden, to create a mural that will become part of the public art collection for the City of Davis.
The information in the new booklet documents much of our team’s progress to date. It’s designed to inform our stakeholders, as well as those unfamiliar with the UC Davis GATEways project, about our integrated approach to the campus landscape, and how the project functions to set our university apart from all others!