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Fall Community Coffee Chat

Get to know Metro Blooms!

Learn about our work toward ecological health and environmental justice, and how to put your garden to bed for winter.

Wednesday, Oct. 11, 8:30–9 AM, on Zoom

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Turf to Pollinator Garden Project

Volunteers, help us plant a pollinator garden!

We’re creating demonstration pollinator gardens at several Twin Cities regional parks. We’ll post upcoming planting events as they come up. Join us whether you are a gardening pro or have never planted before!

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    Creating more resilient landscapes with our communities

Our Mission

Metro Blooms partners with communities to create resilient landscapes and foster clean watersheds, embracing the values of equity and inclusion to solve environmental challenges.

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Learning Series and Workshops

Beautify your yard while planting for clean water and pollinator habitat. BlueThumb offers a FREE online learning series as well as live virtual workshops.

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Landcare + Maintenance

Experts in sustainable landscapes and habitat restoration. Stormwater native vegetation management.  Ideal for city, commercial, institutional and multi-family properties.

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Community Resources

Resources for seeking grants; learning and job-seeking in landscaping and the environmental fields; free/low-cost gardening; equitable engagement; renters; and small businesses.

Equitable Engagement

We support conditions for residents to be meaningfully involved in community projects that put environmental justice and sustainability principles into practice.

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Let Us Design Your Landscape

Our landscape architects and designers create designs ranging from small residential rain gardens to large-scale commercial and institutional projects.

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Learning for DIYers

Explore Blue Thumb: ideas for managing stormwater, planting for pollinators (including Lawns to Legumes grants), plant finder, turf alternatives and more.

Go to Blue Thumb

We design and install resilient landscapes, and provide sustainable landcare services. We support the Metro Blooms non-profit. Learn more.

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The education program of Metro Blooms, and a partnership of local governmental units, non-profits and businesses promoting practices to protect clean water and pollinators. Learn more.

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Give to Metro Blooms

The work to protect Minnesota’s lakes and rivers, to support pollinators, and to create resilient landscapes in all of our communities starts with each of us. We are planting seeds for a more sustainable future. Metro Blooms is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

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