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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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April 2017
$15

2017 Resilient Yards Workshop—Champlin

April 6 @ 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…

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2017 Resilient Yards Workshop—Plymouth

April 11 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Free for residents of Plymouth! ($15 per household for non-residents). Call (651) 699-2426 to RSVP. 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…

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$15

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…

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$15

2017 Resilient Yards Workshop—Audubon Park

April 27 @ 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…

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May 2017
$15

2017 Resilient Yards Workshop—Crystal

May 4 @ 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…

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Free

2017 Resilient Yards Workshop—Harrison

May 9 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Free! 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…

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Free

2017 Resilient Yards Workshop—North Minneapolis

May 13 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Free! 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…

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$15

2017 Resilient Yards Workshop—St. Louis Park

May 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…

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$15

2017 Resilient Yards Workshop—Edina

May 24 @ 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…

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June 2017
$15

2017 Resilient Yards Workshop—Nokomis

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…

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