Welcome Visitors

Before planning your EJC Arboretum visit, please see our guidelines.


Monthly Photo Contest

Monthly Photo Contest

The arboretum is seeking photographers of all ages to participate in our monthly, seasonal pictures photo contest.

Click here for rules and submission information.

View the December 2014 Photo Contest Co-Winners


Upcoming Events

Air Plant Terrarium Workshop

Wednesday, Noon—1:30 p.m., February 11, 2015 
In this workshop, you'll create an air plant terrarium, or an "airarium," with all supplies provided, including air plants, a glass "orb" terrarium, moss, stones, and decorative finishing touches. More information.

Valentine's Day Carriage Rides

Saturday, 5:00 p.m.—8:00 p.m., February 14, 2015 
Give a "special someone" the memory of their lifetime! Create a celebration that goes beyond ordinary to exceptional. In a private luxurious vis-á-vis carriage, riders are drawn by beautiful horses with an experienced coachman. More information.

Fairy Houses and Gnome Homes

Monday, Noon—1:00 p.m., February 16th, March 16th, April 20th, and May 18th, 2015 
The Edith J. Carrier Arboretum invites you and your children to come hear a story about fairies and build your very own fairy house or gnome home! More information.

For a complete list of EJC Arboretum programs and events, browse our Annual Calendar of Events.

Frances Litten Botanical Lecture

Tuesday, 7:00—8:30 p.m., February 24, 2015
This annual lecture will once again give the public practical tips and information about many exciting and innovative uses of common plants in landscape designs and home gardening. Learn about transforming any garden into an outdoor gallery of pleasures! More information.

For a complete list of EJC Arboretum programs and events, browse our Annual Calendar of Events.


25th Anniversary Commemorative Products Available

book cover for Trees Live Here

Trees Live Here, by Susan McDougall, featuring the EJC Arboretum, is available for purchase in the Frances Plecker Ed Center for $45.



photo of the Frances Plecker Education Center decorated for a wedding ceremony
Weddings at the Arboretum
thumbnail of art by the Artist of the Month
Artist of the Month:
Celia Culver Rutt
photo of the EJC Arboretum monument with a holiday wreath
Winter in the
E.J.C. Arboretum
photo of a sidewalk winding along snow-covered trees
Self-guided Audio Tour