MEDIA RELEASE

Free 7th Annual Lawn-to-Garden Tour and Festival Celebrates the Long Beach Sustainable Lifestyle

MEDIA RELEASE

Monday, May 14, 2018

Contact  Kaylee Weatherly
phone     (562) 714-8250
email      kaylee.weatherly@lbwater.org

Free 7th Annual Lawn-to-Garden Tour and Festival Celebrates the Long Beach Sustainable Lifestyle

Tour features 20 newly transformed gardens throughout the City

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WHEN: Saturday, May 19, 2018

Tour:  9 a.m. – 1 p.m. (self-guided tour throughout the City)

Festival: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. (Long Beach Water, 1800 E Wardlow Road)

WHAT: Long Beach Water’s Lawn-to-Garden program helps our community members make the switch from thirsty turf to a beautiful, water-wise landscape. This fun, free event celebrates our community’s sustainability efforts and features 20 newly transformed gardens throughout the City.

From 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., learn about the many ways your landscape can be more water efficient by talking directly with your neighbors about their L2G experiences. Get their best tips for transforming your lawn into a beautiful, water-wise landscape.

From 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., join us at the Festival at Long Beach Water for:

  • Delicious food and beverages available to purchase by Certified Blue Restaurants Aguas Way, Dog Haus and Crepe Crafters
  • A California-friendly plant sale
  • Entertainment by Panjive Steel Drum band, Jazz Angels and Global Water Dances
  • A sustainability resource fair featuring 15 local and regional organizations that can help you lead a more environmentally-friendly lifestyle
  • Games, face painting and crafts for the whole family

New this year! At the Festival, learn about the newly upgraded Lawn-to-Garden program and its supporting incentive programs that helps your outdoor landscape be as water-wise as it can be.

WHERE:

TOUR:  A detailed map with directions to each Tour house can be provided upon request or registration. Residents can register for the Tour map at lblawntogarden.com.

FESTIVAL: 1800 E Wardlow Road

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