Blue Community Makeover for Water Quality logoRain Garden Workshops

April 13 & May 8 — Metro Blooms will present rain garden workshops at Pearl Park.
May 1
— Rain Garden Workshop at Longfellow Community Center.

Other dates and locations are also available. Learn more and register at

Deadline Note:  May 6 is the last date for registered Go Blue! participants to complete the required Part A rain garden workshop.

Organic Bob’s Compost & Compost Tea Workshop

Monday, May 10, 2010 7 – 9 pm
Linden Hills Park Recreation Building Warming Room

There is no cost to participate in this workshop, but please e-mail Sharon Kennedy to register.

The cornerstone of building organic soil, growing safe organic food, protecting water quality, managing erosion, restoring nature, and managing waste is compost! This workshop will cover the how-to of compost and compost tea. Participants will learn how to start, manage, and use compost. Special attention will be paid to compost tea brewing systems, methods, safety, and uses.

Sponsored by The Linden Hills Environment Committee and the Linden Hills Co-op as part of the neighborhood Waterkeepers’ Watershed Protection initiative, with Bob Dahm of Organic Bob, LLC as speaker.  The Waterkeepers’ Watershed Protection initiative is a member of Minnehaha Creek Watershed District’s Watershed Association Initiative network.

Rain Barrel Installation Workshop
This workshop is in the planning process. Watch this page for details to come.

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