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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—Uptown

April 18 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 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: St. Mary’s Greek Orthodox Church
3450 Irving Ave. So., Minneapolis, MN 55408 (Terrace Room)

Who's Attending

49 people are attending 2017 Resilient Yards Workshop—Uptown

  • Rosamond Dolid
  • Barbara Bly
  • Carol Thomas
  • Mitch Karr
  • Julie Smith
  • Ann Fandrey
  • Mary Johnson
  • Donovan Hart
  • Deb Vincent
  • linda huntzicker
  • Alan Olson
  • Vicki Skarin
  • Alexandra Gordon
  • Cathy Prose
  • Catherine Pringle
  • Kimberly Mickelson
  • Christina Krueger
  • Nadya Trytan
  • SELINA LARSEN
  • Barbara Mikelson
  • Mary Hedges
  • Karen Moon
  • josephine marcotty
  • Chrystina Hakam
  • Patricia Boland
  • Carol White
  • alexandra schwalbe
  • Elizabeth Kinney
  • Marnie Erpestad
  • Ann O'Fallon
  • Paula Holden
  • M.E. Nelson
  • Cat Stone
  • Nancy Hedlund
  • Mary Ellen Schaefer
  • Robert T Kueppers
  • Jennifer Racho
  • Jennifer Kaufmann
  • Mary Miller
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Details

Date:
April 18
Time:
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
$15
Event Category:

Organizer

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

Venue

St. Mary’s Greek Orthodox Church
3450 Irving Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55408 United States
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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.