Spring into the garden May 15 with Blooms Day

Metro Blooms kicks off the gardening season with one of the most celebrated spring garden events in Minneapolis. The event is free.

Blooms Day
Saturday, May 15, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Kenny Community School, 5720 Emerson Ave. S.

Events include a keynote address, an awards ceremony honoring top Minneapolis gardeners and four free seminars. Experts will be on hand to answer your gardening and landscape questions. There will also be refreshments, a silent auction and exhibitor booths. The popular Blooms Day plant sale will feature native perennial plants with a selection of favorite raingarden plants.

For more information about Blooms Day 2010, visit www.metroblooms.org.

The City of Minneapolis is a sponsor of Metro Blooms' Garden Evaluation Program, in order to raise awareness of rain gardens. Metro Blooms is a nonprofit education and membership organization of gardeners and community volunteers, dedicated to ecologically friendly gardening education and the celebration of gardeners in the metropolitan Twin Cities. Its mission is to promote and celebrate gardening, to beautify our communities and help heal and protect our environment.

Published May 12, 2010