• 38th Street Resilience: Healing through our Environment

    Support area businesses and organizations in our community along 38th Street in creating new art, landscape and plantings.

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  • 2021 Blue Thumb Workshops

    Attend one of our workshops via webinar! This year you can learn about resilient yards, bee lawns and planting for pollinators!

    Workshop schedule

  • Community Engagement

    We engage with communities to co-create opportunities for resilient landscapes.

    Our commitment to equity

  • Our Capital Campaign

    Your investment means we have more resources to support the communities we partner with. Thanks! Artist: Ava Barry

    Invest in our Capital Campaign

  • Consultations

    An hour-long visit in your yard by one of our design team members. Ask questions and brainstorm ideas!

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  • Neighborhood of Raingardens 2021

    A program for neighborhoods and cities to help residents make their yards more resilient.

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  • Building Community Capacity within Affordable Housing

    Resident-centered design involves the community in decision-making and stewardship, benefiting those most impacted.

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Lawns to Legumes Program

The Environmental Initiative Award was given to Lawns to Legumes for large-scale sustainability impacts. We worked with many partners on this state Board of Water and Soil Resources program to support Minnesotans to plant for pollinators in their yards, and are proud to be part of this effort.

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We have made some changes on how we work due to COVID-19. You can find out more about this, and see a list of community mutual aid resources, below.

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Metro Blooms

We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that partners with communities to create resilient landscapes and foster clean watersheds, embracing the values of equity and inclusion to solve environmental challenges. Click here to find the Metro Blooms 2019 Annual Report.

We are conducting a capital campaign to raise $400,000 for our new home. Learn more.

Give to Metro Blooms

Blue Thumb

Metro Blooms is proud to coordinate the Blue Thumb program, a partnership promoting ecologically sustainable landscapes that reduce runoff, improve water quality and protect pollinators.

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Workshops

Blue Thumb workshops, offered as webinars, offer ideas to help you build a more resilient yard, including raingardens, native planting, bee lawns, other ways to plant for pollinators and more.

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Consultations

Schedule an in-person or virtual visit with a landscape designer for your property. This is also the first step to a sustainable landscape design.

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Equitable Engagement

Metro Blooms helps community stakeholders to be meaningfully involved in participatory clean water and green infrastructure projects that promote equity and environmental justice.

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Landscape Maintenance

We offer onsite maintenance services to keep your stormwater management practices functioning and beautiful.

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