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Share Your Project

Lawns to Legumes Project Gallery: Share Your Garden! Now that your projects have had time in the ground, we would love to see an update! Please share with us any photos you may have of your garden as your native plants have grown in and matured. We would love to include your project in our…

Sol Soils

It all started with the world on lockdown, one plant obsessed hobbyist answered the call to make a better soil option for plant parents of all skill levels, and he would…  Read More

Take Action This Pollinator Week

June 17-23, 2024 is Pollinator Week! Initiated and managed by Pollinator Partnership, National Pollinator Week was designated in 2008 by the U.S. Senate as a necessary step toward addressing the…  Read More

Lawns to Legumes Garden Tour Day

Join us Saturday, August 3rd from 9am – 12pm, for Lawns to Legumes Garden Tour Day! Lawns to Legumes coaches, previous participants, and other DIY wildlife gardeners are hosting neighborhood native garden tours across Minnesota. Get inspired and connect with folks who are planting for pollinators in your area! Explore the map below to find…

Green Career Pathways in the Twin Cities

This is a comprehensive resource of employment and continuing education opportunities for Blue Thumb Sustainable Landcare trainees and other people in the Twin Cities community interested in careers in sustainable land care. Explore this page for information on career development, sustainable land care job boards, other educational opportunities to pursue, volunteer opportunities, and more.

Lawns to Legumes Eligible Expenses Guide

The Lawns to Legumes program has requirements on the types of purchases that can be eligible for reimbursement. Refer to the guide below when purchasing native plants and materials for your pollinator habitat project. If you have any questions about whether a purchase is reimbursable, please email the L2L Helpline (l2lhelp@bluethumb.org). Refer to your participant…

Container Plantings

If you don’t have outdoor space for a garden, you can still help pollinators by planting native plants in pots on your balcony or porch. Native container plantings can thrive for years with proper care. For more information on native plants and other projects, check out the Resilient Yards Online Learning Series.

Managing Weeds in Pollinator Gardens

The growing season is finally here! Spring brings the excitement of seeing perennials return to our gardens. Soon, native plants will be busy providing resources for wildlife, sequestering carbon, and…  Read More

Edge Ecosystems

At Edge Ecosystems, we restore underutilized spaces into productive landscapes for you. We combine native and edible plants with animals to meet your wants and needs. Whether it’s habitat restoration…  Read More