Raingarden Workshops

Unseasonably warm weather, long droughts and flooding rains are the new normal for spring and summer in Minnesota. Learn how your yard can adapt to and even help mitigate threats posed by these extreme weather events.

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2017 Resilient Yards Workshop—Nokomis—Full!

June 10 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

$15 per household

Unseasonably warm weather, long droughts and flooding rains are the new normal for spring and summer in Minnesota. Learn how your yard can adapt to and even help mitigate threats posed by these extreme weather events.

Participants receive:

  • An overview of Minnesota’s changing weather patterns and ways to minimize their impact in your yard by using alternative turf, raingardens, and other resilient-yard practices.
  • 1 on 1 design assistance from Metro Blooms and Blue Thumb landscape designers and U of M Extension Master Gardeners from Hennepin County.

Location: Nokomis Rec Center
2401 E. Minnehaha Pkwy. Minneapolis, MN 55417

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Date:
June 10
Time:
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Cost:
$15
Event Category:

Organizer

Metro Blooms
Phone:
651-699-2426
Website:
www.metroblooms.org

Venue

Nokomis Rec Center
2401 East Minnehaha Parkway, Minneapolis, MN 55417 United States
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Who's Attending

43 people are attending 2017 Resilient Yards Workshop—Nokomis—Full!

  • Amber Sjomeling
  • Adrienne Walts
  • Liz Vandam
  • kathleen dudley
  • Kari Simonson
  • Jane Burnett
  • gary ogren
  • Katharine Mauer
  • Sarah Swisher
  • Drew Kerr
  • Margaret Esslinger
  • Launa Ellison
  • Kathryn Knudson
  • Wendy Gaskill
  • Glynis Grostephan
  • Larry Elder
  • Gayla Ellis
  • Audrey Boyle
  • Laura Houghtaling
  • Cynthia Reuss
  • Marcia Mariani
  • Sarah Quinn
  • Julie Schuster
  • Cindy Cronin
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  • Linda Conner
  • John Bly
  • Katherine Rosok
  • Susan Elsner
  • Lois Rafferty
  • Tory James
  • Barbara Leslie
  • Bethany Wheeler
  • Detnarong Thammavongsa
  • Elizabeth Iverson
  • Marva Bohen
  • Sarah Genosky
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Your donation is an investment in the future of our shared legacy, and will help us improve the health of our urban landscapes.

If you love gardens, clean watersheds and working with your community, join hundreds of others and enjoy the fun!

Metro Blooms Blue Thumb program is a public-private partnership promoting the use of native plants, raingardens and shoreline stabilization to improve water quality.