The Arboretum Garden and Gift Shop is located inside of the Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden near the…More entrance. Outside it sells a large variety of plants. Inside it offers postcards, hats, handbags, mugs, bags, shirts, gardening and nature books, aprons, lotions and many more gift items. The staff is friendly, and so are the peacocks that wander around the plants for sale.
The profits go towards activities and classes offered at the arboretum. If you purchase an arboretum membership, you will receive a 10 percent discount at the gift shop. Many items have the Arboretum logo branded on it, so it is a great place to buy a souvenir to remember your visit.
Los Angeles County Arboretum 301 N Baldwin Ave, Arcadia, CA91007 The Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden is a wondrous and beautiful display of nature and historical site.…More Do not be surprised if a peacock walks up to greet you in the parking lot or if one comes by to stare at the waterfall with you. Visitors will see plant-life from all over the world, many of which is rare or endangered. The Los Angeles Arboretum has around 9,000-10,000 different plants, mostly Mediterranean climate and semi-tropical climate plants. Also displayed are a number of outdoor historical exhibits such as the Queen Anne Cottage, the Coach Barn and the Hugo Reid Adobe Historical Landmark of 1839. The Arboretum houses a library with many books on plants and gardening as well as a cafe and gift shop. The grounds are divided into five botanical sections: Africa, Australia, The Americas, The Asiatic, and the Historic Circle. There are also two ponds where ducks, geese and other waterfowl may be seen. Visitors may do self-guided tours, attend guided tours (by appointment) or ride on a tram to see and enjoy the Arboretum. In the summer, the Arboretum hosts concerts and has many other events and lectures throughout the year. The Los Angeles Arboretum Foundation and the Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation operate it. At the exit gate, do not be surprised if a guinea hen squeezes through the fence to walk you back to the parking lot as a perfect end to an amazing experience.
The Peacock Cafe is a restaurant inside the Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden. The name…More suits it very well since there are a lot of peacocks walking around the outdoor patio and Arboretum grounds. It serves hot sandwiches, salads, soup, burritos, quesadillas, hamburgers, hot dogs and much more to eat at the cafe. It has breakfast items such as French toast, breakfast burritos, and breakfast croissants. If you have a sweet tooth, there are homemade cookies, brownies, pudding, yogurt parfait and more. The cafe also offers a variety of cold and hot drinks including coffee, flavored cappuchinos, hot chocolate, teas, soda, juices, and you can even order an old fashion lemonade or a strawberry icee. The Peacock Cafe also caters. The catering menu offers a wider variety of dishes.The Peacock Cafe has been in business since 1993, and this location has been at The Arboretum since 2007. One can only access the Peacock Cafe Arboretum and Botanic Garden. It is near the 210 freeway.