Jumping worms are relatively new to Minnesota, but they can quickly damage…
Volunteer with Metro Blooms
Get involved in some of our activities! We could use your help at community planting events and in other ways. Learn more:
Monthly Maintenance Live Stream
Did you know that every month we do a Facebook Live Stream on seasonal maintenance? Metro Blooms Co-Director of Design Rich Harrison talks about maintaining your yard and answers your questions. Watch the most recent one here:
Lawns to Legumes received an Environmental Initiative Award! We worked with many partners on this program, which comes through the Board of Water and Soil Resources, to support Minnesotans to plant for pollinators in their yards, and are proud to be part of this effort.
Lawns to Legumes cost-share grant recipients who have not yet submitted their projects can sign up FREE for a Blue Thumb fall workshop, starting in August. If you missed our notification on how to do this, send an email: email@example.com
We have made some changes on how we work due to the pandemic.
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. View our 2020 annual report.
We are conducting a capital campaign to raise $400,000 for our new home. Learn more.
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.
For do-it-yourselfers, sign up for a Blue Thumb workshop to learn about creating a more resilient yard, bee lawns and planting for pollinators!
In-person or virtual visit with a landscape designer for your property. This is the first step to a sustainable landscape design. You can also ask for a bee lawn or pollinator patch consult.
Metro Blooms helps community stakeholders to be meaningfully involved in participatory clean water and green infrastructure projects that promote equity and environmental justice.
We offer onsite maintenance services to keep your stormwater management practices functioning and beautiful.
Karen Wright of KMSU Radio’s “Minnesota Morning” discusses pollinators with James Wolfin, Metro Blooms’ sustainable landcare manager. An entomologist with a background in bee lawn…
How can you make beautiful music for beautiful gardens? Through Ecosong, an environmental music project that connects musical creators, community organizations, scientists and others to…