A pollinator garden on 38th Street and Cedar Avenue in Minneapolis, steps from our office, is a garden for all seasons. At the height of…
Consultation, Design and Install
In this video, designer Mike Morrison walks us through a landscape renovation he designed for an urban lot, replacing lawn and shrubs with native plantings that include a raingarden, winding rock wall and salt-tolerant plants in a boulevard garden.
Projects like this start with a consultation. Metro Blooms has consultations on hold for the winter right now — BUT you can sign up to be notified when we start scheduling them next spring:
Get help to create pollinator habitat in your yard. Apply for up to $300 in cost-share funding for projects including pocket plantings, pollinator lawns and meadows and pollinator-friendly trees and shrubs. Grantees will be notified in March. Apply through our Blue Thumb program:
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“What We Do”
Volunteer With Us
Get involved! We could use your help at community planting events and in other ways. Go to the page below where you can sign up to learn about future opportunities.
Free Salt Mini-Course
Be winter-ready and help keep our waterways clean! Learn best practices for using salt on roads and sidewalks. It’s easy! Do it on the City of Minneapolis website:
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.
Blue Thumb webinars for do-it-yourselfers! Look out for our spring schedule in February!
In-person or virtual visit with a landscape designer for your property. This can be a first step to a design. In-person consults are on winter hiatus and will return in spring 2022.
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.
The more nature, the better, for Ben Swarts. A couple of years ago, when he moved his business, Hardshell Fitness, into a former gas station…
Metro Blooms recently learned we received a $5,000 scholarship from Green Roofs for Healthy Cities to help participants in our Sustainable Landcare Training program gain…