Metro Blooms Workshop

Thank you to our 2023 participants! If you missed out on this workshop, don't worry check in Spring 2024 for more information.

Blue Thumb is coordinated by Metro Blooms, a nonprofit that partners with communities to create resilient landscapes and foster clean watersheds, embracing the values of equity and inclusion to solve environmental changes. This workshop is great for do-it-yourselfers. It offers an overview of resiliency and information on redirecting runoff. assessing your site, designing with native plants, planting for pollinators, using trees and shrubs, turf alternatives, protecting pollinators, and more.

The Environmental Resources Commission is accepting Landscaping for Water Quality grant applications. Apply online by May 8th.

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Wondering what is a rain garden? Learn more by checking out our rain garden pamphlet.