Arboretum Zoom Plant Information Class with Frank McDonough

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Wednesday November 3

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1:30 PM  –  2:30 PM

Frank McDonough, the Arboretum’s Plant Information Consultant, resumes his popular monthly Plant Information class online. Join us on the first Wednesday of every month! Free, registration required.

December - CANCELLED

  • Bare root fruit
  • Citrus Varieties You May Have Overlooked
  • 7 Horticultural Concepts That Do More Harm Than Good
  • What’s that Plant? Your Questions Answered Live
  • What's there to see @ the LACAABG?


  • A Bio-Hacker’s Guide to Growing Tomatoes
  • Winter Vegetables that Anybody Can Grow
  • What’s That Plant? Show us your garden related holiday gift that you were surprised to get
  • What's there to see @ the LACAABG?

February - CANCELLED

  • Bring Your Plant babies to Class (Share either a live plant live or send us a picture of your favorite houseplant in this celebration of indoor cultivation -only ornamentals please!)
  • What’s That Plant?
  • Low Water Use Bulbs
  • Indigenous Food Plants You Can Grow
  • Preview of What’s Flowering at the Arboretum in March.  


  • How Not To Grow the $30 Tomato Redux
  • Grow These Edible Flowers
  • Flowering Trees? Try These!
  • What’s That Plant?
  • What Vegetable or Herb do you Always Grow?
  • What's there to see @ the LACAABG?


  • Groundcovers -Myths and Realities
  • Lawns -If You Insist (If Your HOA says No Way to Your Lawnless Landscaping Plans, Here’s How to Keep them Happy And Save Water)
  • Show us Your Lawn, Lawn Substitute, or Where Your Lawn Used to Be.
  • What’s That Plant?
  • What's there to see @ the LACAABG?