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Landscape for the River Workshop: Native Plants, Raingardens, Lawn Care for Water Quality (+ Winter Tips)

October 18, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Free

Home lawn and garden practices significantly impact the health of the Mississippi River. In this brief but informative workshop,learn how you can become part of the solution. This workshop takes a how-to approach, suggesting local resources and quickly covering the most relevant information so you can begin taking steps to protect water quality this gardening season. We will discuss:

  • • ways to provide sidewalk traction in winter, possibly eliminating or reducing salt runoff,
  • • what needs to be picked up or cleaned from yards in winter to reduce pollution,
  • • landscaping with native plant species,
  • • the proper use of lawn fertilizer,
  • • rain barrels,
  • • backyard composting, and more!

Learn more and claim your seat now at: http://fmr.org/events/2016/10/18/landscape-river-workshop-native-plants-raingardens-lawn-care-water-quality-winter

Details

Date:
October 18, 2016
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
http://fmr.org/events/2016/10/18/landscape-river-workshop-native-plants-raingardens-lawn-care-water-quality-winter

Organizer

Friends of the Mississippi River
Phone:
651-222-2193
Email:
akilgore@fmr.org
Website:
fmr.org

Venue

Angry Inch Brewing
20841 Holyoke Ave
Lakeville, MN 55044 United States
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Website:
http://www.angryinchbrewing.com/