Friday, September 11, 2009

Watershed Friendly Yard Tour

Longfellow Community Council & Wild Ones Present the 6th annual
Watershed Friendly Yard Tour
Sunday, September 13th
3:00 - 5:00 pm
Begin tour and pick up a map at: 2925 42nd Ave S

Tour Highlights
- beautiful native plants, shrubs and trees in urban yards
- rain gardens, rain barrels...and chickens!
- talk with the homeowners
- free info on rain gardens and native plants

Enjoy a self guided tour of beautiful native plants and rain gardens during Longfellow's 6th Annual Watershed Friendly Yard Tour. Many of the yards received a grant from Longfellow Community Council in the past 7 years. Walk or Bike! This year all the gardens are within walking distance in the Cooper section of Longfellow. The tour also makes a nice bicycle ride.

Sponsored by the River Gorge Committee of the Longfellow Community Council and the Twin Cities chapter of Wild Ones. For more info contact Hillary Oppmann at hillary[at]

Photo courtesy Elizabeth Beckman

1 comment:

MJ said...

Love the look of the rain garden. It would be great to have one here in our yard--think maybe I'll have to start hinting for that now and maybe by spring we just might have enough info to try to put one in ourselves.