Late autumn in the pollinator garden is bittersweet. As flowers fade into shrunken seed heads and trees drop vibrant carpets of leaves, a silence settles in the air. Summer’s buzz… Read More →
Kat Dickerson is like any other Minnesotan—she loves jumping headfirst into a lake. But during her old job as a water quality monitor, there were some lakes she refused to… Read More →
Cooler mornings, yellow-tinged leaves—the first signs of fall are in the air. As summer’s blooms begin to wane and the warm hues of goldenrods and grasses take their place, it… Read More →
Beautify your landscape while planting for clean water and pollinator habitat. Resilient Yards workshops give participants the skills to create their own raingardens, native plantings, pollinator habitat, and more. Use our free online learning series, register for a live virtual workshop, or do both! While registering for the Resilient Yards Online Learning Series or a live workshop, you can choose…
Insects are among nature’s more industrious workers, ensuring generations of bountiful and useful plants. We can help them do their work by creating a more pollinator-friendly yard. And when we… Read More →
We’re chugging away, planning our 2021 workshop season. If you’d like to be notified when we launch the registration, please sign up for the Metro Blooms E-Newsletter here. Otherwise, we’ll… Read More →
How Blue Thumb Partnership Works The Blue Thumb Partnership is a network of clean water and native plant stewards creating change by bridging the gap between knowledge and action, offering resources and programs to Minnesotan residents. We lead the way in changing landscaping norms among professionals, property owners, and renters. We aspire to clean water resources…
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