Yard and garden

Eco Experience will be back at the 2021 State Fair: Aug. 26 - Sept. 6

There are many ways to reduce your impact on the environment, starting with your own yard and gardens.

Blue Thumb - Planting for clean waterExhibitor

Blue Thumb—Planting for Clean Water will demonstrate the what/why/how of establishing and maintaining alternative turf and bee-friendly lawns.

Strive for a more resilient yard

Blue Thumb partners

USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), Minnesota | Bassett Creek Water Management Organization | Carver County Water Management Organization | City of Edina | City of Elk River | City of Faribault | City of Minneapolis | City of Minnetonka | City of Rochester | City of Shoreview | City of St. Louis Park | Earth Wizards, Inc | Ecoscapes | Elm Creek Water Management Organization | Field Outdoor Spaces | Friends of Freedom Park | Giving Tree Gardens | Glacial Ridge Growers | Goddard's Gardens | Green Guilds, LLC | JL Theis, Inc. | Jubert Tree | Landscape Alternatives, Inc. | Landscape Direction | Living Sculpture Tree Care | Mama Terra | MARC (Mid-America Regional Council) | Metro Blooms | Minnehaha Creek Watershed District | Minnesota Native Landscapes | MN Nice Gardens and Landscapes L.L.C. | Morning Dew Gardening | Morning Sky Greenery | Mother Earth Gardens | My Garden Goddess | Nelco Landscaping LLC | NEON Property Maintenance | Organic Bob LLC | Patio Town | Plaisted Companies, Inc. | Ramsey-Washington Metro Watershed District | Rice Creek Watershed District | Rice SWCD | Seed to Site | Sherburne SWCD | Shingle Creek Water Management Organization | Sogn Valley Farm | Studio Gro | Trio Landscaping | Twin Lake Design Group, Inc | Washington Conservation District | Water in Motion | West Mississippi Water Management Organization | Wild Ones Twin Cities