“Weather Resilient Yards” workshop at Audubon Park
April 27 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
As part of its workshop series, Metro Blooms, a non-profit organization that aims to strengthen communities by promoting environmentally sound landscaping, will have a workshop, “Creating Weather Resilient Yards,” Thursday, April 27, 6-9 p.m., at Audubon Park Recreation Center, 1320 29th Ave. NE. Participants will learn how to adapt their yard to, and help mitigate threats posed by unseasonably warm weather, long droughts, and flooding rains.
Participants will receive an overview of Minnesota’s changing weather patterns and ways to minimize their impact by using alternative turf, raingardens, and other resilient-yard practices. Metro Blooms and Blue Thumb landscape designers and U of M Extension Master Gardeners from Hennepin County will provide one-on-one design assistance. Space is limited. The cost is $15 per household. Info and registration: metroblooms.org or 651-699-2426.