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Creating Your Resilient Yard: Crystal
May 9, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
$15 per household
Location: Crystal Community Center
4800 Douglas Dr N, Minneapolis, MN 55429
Unseasonably warm weather, long droughts and flooding rains are the new normal for spring and summer in Minnesota. Learn how your yard can adapt to and even help mitigate threats posed by these extreme weather events.
**This workshop coincides with a Hennepin County Compost Bin Pick Up event. You can pre-order a bin, pick it up before the workshop, and work it into your Resilient Yard plan!**
—A brief overview of the importance of resilience, a walk-through of the different pieces that help make a yard resilient, and information on how to begin incorporating them on your property. Includes details on raingarden installation, stormwater management, and tree, shrub, flower and turf alternative recommendations.
—1 on 1 design assistance from Blue Thumb landscape designers, U of M Extension Master Gardeners from Hennepin County, and Master Water Stewards.
Scholarships available upon request.
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