in 1975 by Marion S. Panaretos, the San Mateo Arboretum Society
provides community horticultural participation. Through volunteer
effort, the Society maintains the Kohl Pump House, greenhouses,
garden shop, and rose garden at San Mateo's Central Park, and
sponsors educational programs and workshops on gardening,
landscaping, and floral arrangements as well as special events
such as the annual garden tour.