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Saturday, April 16; 10:00AM - 2:00PM

Crescent Farm opening with Ron Finley


Regular admission applies; members free

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11am Ron Finley talk

About This Event

Crescent Farm

New Garden Opening

April 16, 10am-2pm

You are invited to the opening of the Arboretum’s new landscape dedicated to water conservation. Our aim is to share water-saving approaches that can help Southern Californians adapt to the drought.


Ron Finley
Urban Farmer
& TED Speaker
Talk at 11am

Join us for TOURS and LIVE MUSIC at Crescent Farm and learn about California native plants and other water efficient trees and shrubs, as well as techniques for capturing water.

Ron Finley, a passionate urban farmer and popular TED speaker, will help us celebrate the opening of Crescent Farm with a talk at 11am. Ron has seen first-hand how gardens can change communities and residents. The New York Times has described him as “An Appleseed with Attitude.” Standing room only.

Regular admission applies; members free

Tours, Music and Fun

• Tours of Crescent Farm
• Children's activities
• Mosaic demonstration with Piece by Piece
• Refreshments

• Free plants and giveaways 
(while supplies last)
• Gift Shop sale of specially selected drought tolerant plant
• Music by Dryad

Participating Agencies

• The City of Arcadia
• Los Angeles Audubon Society
• Los Angeles Watershed Council

• TreePeople
• Upper San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water District

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