Metro Blooms & Blue Thumb Experts
Is your yard ready and resilient? Weather extremes, from hotter temperatures to more frequent heavy rainfalls are new normal in Minnesota. This workshop provides a framework to understand the importance of resilience and how it can be fostered in your yard through a variety of practices, including planting native plants and how to install your own rain garden.
This event is co-sponsored by Olmsted County Soil and Water Conservation District.
Smart Salting in Rochester!
Learn about the City of Rochester’s new “Smart Salting” program and how you can get involved! This introduction session will discuss snow removal techniques and ice management for your home and compare to the methods used by Public Works at the city-wide level. Tips and tricks that you shouldn’t miss will be shared!
Stephanie Hatzenbihler, Environmental Education Specialist City of Rochester-Public Works