Palomar College Arboretum

Friends of the Palomar College Arboretum

Calendar of Events

2018 Calendar of Events

“Basic Tree & Shrub Care”
with Tony Rangel

Tree Trimming workshopSaturday, March 3, 2018
  10:00 am – 12:00 am
Tony will be covering many of the basics when it comes to tree and shrub care for the home gardener. Some of the topics will include planting, water management, soil types, fertilizer, trimming, planting in the right location and other useful information about plant care. The workshop will be more of an open forum type, so feel free to come with your questions about trees and shrub care. Bring a pen/pencil and a notebook to take notes. Near the end of the talk Tony will trim a few trees, bushes, and shrubs. These demonstrations will provide attendees with an opportunity to learn a few techniques that can help to keep their home gardens healthy and manicured.

Please wear comfortable closed toed walking shoes and dress warmly. The temperature for March 3rd is forecasted to be around 58 degrees.
Optional: Bring water, a snack, wear sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, etc.

Please RSVP Tony Rangel if you would like to attend this free workshop.
Email: or call: (760) 744-1150 x3122
Free Parking in Parking Lot #12 for this event and time only.
Meet outside the New Campus Police building next to the new Parking Structure in Lot #12.

“Spring Clean-Up Day!”
Saturday, April 21, 2018
From 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Meet at the Patron’s Pavilion in the Arboretum
1140 W. Mission Road, San Marcos, CA 92069

Free parking in Parking Lot #5 for this event day and time only.
Continental breakfast in the morning and lunch.
Water will be provided through-out the day.
Open to the public.

Please bring along your own gloves, garden tools, hat, sunscreen & sunglasses.
Wear comfortable and protective shoes. (no flip-flops)
Please mark your tools and personal items with your name and phone number.

RSVP Tony Rangel if you would like to join this Clean-Up Day event. or call (760) 744-1150 x3122

“Creating Faux Rocks for Your Garden”
with Tony Rangel
Saturday, June 23, 2018

More Information To Be Announced Later

“Campus Walking Tour at Rancho Bernardo!”
With Tony Rangel

More Information To Be Announced Later

Thank you for supporting the Friends of the Palomar College Arboretum!

You can receive Professional Development credit by taking our workshops, tours and lectures. Maximum of 2 hours of PD credit per semester. (PD Code #120)
Please sign-up with the Professional Development office.
Call (760) 744-1150 x2250 for more information.
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