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Mpls—L2L: Resilient Yards (Harrison Rec Center)

May 27, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Lawns to Legumes - Your yard can bee the change

Following guidelines from the CDC and Minnesota Department of Health, in an effort to limit the spread of Covid-19, and for the safety of our staff, volunteers, registrants, and the larger community, this workshop will be held at its scheduled time online, through a simple live webinar format. Further information and instructions will be shared with all registrants.

This workshop is free for residents of North Minneapolis. Just check the relevant box in the registration form, underneath your address and contact information. We will have a supervised table with children’s activities in the back of the workshop room. Please let us know if you plan to bring children.

A 3-hour workshop offering a framework for understanding and creating resilience, covering site planning, raingardens, turf alternatives, trees, other plantings, pollinator habitat, and more. Includes information about Lawns to Legumes, a new state program offering grants and other support to help Minnesota residents create habitat for the endangered rusty patched bumblebee and other at-risk pollinators.

The 1.5 hour presentation will be followed by one-on-one design assistance for individuals from Blue Thumb landscape designers, Hennepin County Master Gardeners, Master Water Stewards, and Lawns to Legumes coaches.

Scholarships for this workshop are available upon request—please call (651) 699-2426 to sign up. This workshop is presented by Metro Blooms on behalf of Blue Thumb and MN BWSR’s Lawns to Legumes program, and is supported by the City of Minneapolis.


May 27, 2020
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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