301 North Baldwin Ave.,Arcadia,Ca

Grow! – the L.A. Garden Show

when: May 4, 2012 - May 6, 2012 at Various times

where: Los Angeles Arboretum, 301 North Baldwin Ave., Arcadia, Ca

cost: $3-$10

ages: All Ages

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the scoop:

Introduce your kids to a love a gardening and unusual plant life at the L.A. Annual Garden Show.

Friday night you can enjoy the Arboretum during early evening hours with the sounds of live music brought to you by the Big Band Theory. First choice of plants and merchandise will be available along with an opportunity to meet the artists.

All day Saturday and Sunday the whole family can stroll the gardens in the sunshine, watch the preening peacocks, and visit the Let’s Move! Gardening & Healthy Activities for Kids and Families. The Arboretum has joined First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move national effort to encourage children to eat healthy and exercise regularly. Let’s Move activities including hikes and hunts, gardeners workout, healthy food tasting for kids, garden fresh pizzas made by “Sparky the Dragon,” and hands on gardening activities; all part of having fun and staying healthy. And don’t forget to visit the new “Garden for All Seasons”, a sustainable food garden.

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