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Posted on: October 6, 2021

Garden grants available for native planting projects!

Jamie-Lynn Tietz

Garden grants available for native planting projects!

Apply now, and you could receive up to $300 from the @Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources #Lawns2Legumes program to purchase and plant native plants next spring.

This funding can be paired with grants of up to $500 from the @clflwd or @ricecreekwd to create a larger planting project. In addition, you can get a free site visit, garden design, and advice from the @mnwcd.org to help you get started.  

To learn more and apply for a Lawns to Legumes grant: https://bluethumb.org/lawns-to-legumes/

Comfort Lake – Forest Lake Watershed District plant grants: www.clflwd.org/cost-share-program.php

Rice Creek Watershed District mini grants: www.ricecreek.org/minigrants

Site visit sign-up: www.mnwcd.org/site-visit-signup-form

Larger community grants are also available through both watershed districts to help businesses, organizations and community groups implement water-quality protection and improvement projects.

Artwork by Jamie Lynn as part of the Minneapolis College of Art and Design Lawns to Legumes project.

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