Metro Blooms is coming to Waite Park

raingarden2.jpgGet ready for spring by planning a garden that beautifies your yard and helps keep our water clean, and you may be eligible for a FREE raingarden workshop.

"Metro Blooms has been partnering with Twin Cities Metro communities to provide low-cost raingarden workshops since 2005," said Metro Blooms Executive Director Becky Rice. "More than 5,000 residents have attended our workshops and over 2,000 raingardens have been installed." This spring, Metro Blooms will be working with Waite Park residents to beautify their yards while improving our environmental water quality. This April Metro Blooms will be hosting workshops at Waite Park to introduce the concept of a raingarden and help homeowners plan their own garden. The first  workshop is coming up in mid-April.

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

6:30-8:30 PM

Waite Park Recreation Center (1810 34th Avenue NE)

Workshop fee: $10


Be among the first 30 Waite Park residents to register for the workshop and your registration fee will be waived!

Whether you are an experienced gardener or have never tried gardening before, this eco-friendly gardening workshop will help you learn how to:

    • Use native plants in your garden landscape
    • Limit fertilizers and pesticides without compromising a beautiful yard
    • Capture rainwater on site with rain gardens
    • Redirect your downspouts
    • Plan your own garden with one-on-one assistance from landscape designers

To register for this workshop visit www.metroblooms.org or call (651) 698-1390. 




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