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Lawns to Legumes Resilient Yards Workshop – August

Online (Webinar) MN

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. A 2-hour workshop offering a framework for…  Read More

$15

Blue Thumb Webinar: Planting for Pollinators

Online (Webinar) MN

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 online, through a simple live webinar format. A workshop offering a framework for understanding and creating resilience, covering…  Read More

Blue Thumb Webinar: Planting for Pollinators

Online (Webinar) MN

A 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 support to help Minnesota residents create habitat for the endangered rusty patched bumblebee and other at-risk pollinators. The presentation is followed…  Read More

Mpls—L2L: Turf Alternatives Workshop

Online (Webinar) MN

A 2-hour workshop focused on alternatives to conventional grass turf that require less watering and fewer chemical inputs, with step-by-step instructions for establishing them. Includes information about pollinator-friendly (bee) lawns and Lawns to Legumes, a new state program offering support to help Minnesota residents create habitat for the endangered rusty patched bumblebee and other at-risk…  Read More

$15

Buckthorn ID and Management Workshop

Online (Webinar) MN

Join Blue Thumb partners Bre Bauerly (Minnesota Native Landscapes) & Craig Stark (Ecoscapes) for a two-hour workshop covering the identification, removal, and remediation of the highly-invasive buckthorn shrub on residential properties. Information on local buckthorn remediation resources available to Blaine residents will also be shared. This workshop will be held online through a live webinar…  Read More

Turf Alternatives and Healthy Soils Workshop

Online (Webinar) MN

This is your one-stop-shop to understanding and installing low-maintenance lawn alternatives, and understanding the role that healthy soil serves as their foundation. We will discuss alternatives to conventional grass turf that require less watering and fewer chemical inputs, like the increasingly-popular pollinator-friendly (bee) lawn. We will also discuss the role that soil plays in the…  Read More

$5

Mpls—L2L: Resilient Yards Workshop

Online (Webinar) MN

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 support to help Minnesota residents create habitat for the endangered rusty patched bumblebee and other at-risk pollinators. This workshop will…  Read More

$15

Mpls—L2L: Turf Alternatives Workshop

Online (Webinar) MN

A 2-hour workshop focused on alternatives to conventional grass turf that require less watering and fewer chemical inputs, with step-by-step instructions for establishing them. Includes information about pollinator-friendly (bee) lawns and Lawns to Legumes, a new state program offering support to help Minnesota residents create habitat for the endangered rusty patched bumblebee and other at-risk…  Read More

$15

2021 Workshops Coming Soon

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 have workshops up by February 23rd at the latest.

Resilient Yards hosted by St. Louis Park

Online (Webinar) MN

Join Metro Blooms landscape professionals to develop a framework for understanding resilience. Learn how to create resilience in your yard using site planning, raingardens, alternatives to conventional turf lawns, trees, native plantings and more. Includes one-on-one design assistance for your yard from Metro Blooms landscape designers, Hennepin County Master Gardeners and Minnesota Water Stewards. The…  Read More

$15

Bee Lawns: The Most Popular Turf Alternative hosted by Rice Creek Watershed District

Online (Webinar) MN

Your "how-to" guide on creating a bee lawn. James Wolfin, an entomologist and Metro Blooms' sustainable landcare manager, teaches the steps for converting a traditional turfgrass monoculture lawn into a beautiful, flowering bee lawn that promotes pollinator health, water quality and natural resource conservation. Please register below. Scholarships for this workshop are available upon request—please…  Read More

$5

Resilient Yards hosted by Plymouth

Online (Webinar) MN

*Free for residents of Plymouth! Join Metro Blooms landscape professionals to develop a framework for understanding resilience. Learn how to create resilience in your yard using site planning, raingardens, alternatives to conventional turf lawns, trees, native plantings and more. Includes one-on-one design assistance for your yard from Metro Blooms landscape designers, Hennepin County Master Gardeners…  Read More

$15

Resilient Yards hosted by Minneapolis

Online (Webinar) MN

Join Metro Blooms landscape professionals to learn how to foster resilience in your yard using simple techniques. From assessing your yard and site planning, to installing raingardens, flowering lawns, trees, native plantings and more, this workshop walks you through the steps to make your yard greener. Includes one-on-one design assistance for your yard from Metro…  Read More

$15

Bee Lawns hosted by St. Louis Park

Online (Webinar) MN

Your "how-to" guide on creating a bee lawn. James Wolfin, an entomologist and Metro Blooms' sustainable landcare manager, teaches the steps for converting a traditional turfgrass monoculture lawn into a beautiful, flowering bee lawn that promotes pollinator health, water quality and natural resource conservation. Register below. Scholarships for this workshop are available upon request—please call…  Read More

$15

Resilient Yards hosted by Rice Creek Watershed District

Online (Webinar) MN

Join Metro Blooms landscape professionals to develop a framework for understanding resilience. Learn how to create resilience in your yard using site planning, raingardens, alternatives to conventional turf lawns, trees, native plantings and more. This is a watch party of a webinar that is hosted by landscape designers who will take questions live and in…  Read More

$5

Bee Lawns hosted by Edina

Online (Webinar) MN

Your "how-to" guide on creating a bee lawn. James Wolfin, an entomologist and Metro Blooms' sustainable landcare manager, teaches the steps for converting a traditional turfgrass monoculture lawn into a beautiful, flowering bee lawn that promotes pollinator health, water quality and natural resource conservation. Register below. Scholarships for this workshop are available upon request—please call…  Read More

$15

Resilient Yards hosted by Minneapolis

Online (Webinar) MN

Join Metro Blooms landscape professionals to learn how to foster resilience in your yard using simple techniques. From assessing your yard and site planning, to installing raingardens, flowering lawns, trees, native plantings and more, this workshop walks you through the steps to make your yard greener. Includes one-on-one design assistance for your yard from Metro…  Read More

$15

Resilient Yards hosted by Rochester

Online (Webinar) MN

Join Metro Blooms landscape professionals to develop a framework for understanding resilience. Learn how to create resilience in your yard using site planning, raingardens, alternatives to conventional turf lawns, trees, native plantings and more. Please register below, or call (651) 699-2426 to sign up. This workshop is presented by Metro Blooms on behalf of Blue…  Read More

Free

Planting for Pollinators hosted by St. Louis Park

Online (Webinar) MN

This workshop offers planting practices that benefit pollinators and the environment. Learn about the current health status of pollinators in Minnesota, and how you can help them by installing pocket plantings, trees and shrubs, bee lawns, pollinator meadows, and more! The content is based on the Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources' Lawns to…  Read More

$15

Planting for Pollinators hosted by Minneapolis

Online (Webinar) MN

This workshop offers planting practices that benefit pollinators and the environment. Learn about the current health status of pollinators in Minnesota, and how you can help them by installing pocket plantings, trees and shrubs, bee lawns, pollinator meadows, and more! The content is based on the Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources' Lawns to…  Read More

$15