A practical guide to transforming your yard

Image of low grow grass lawnDate: Thursday, May 28, 2020

Time: 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM (Program from 6:00-7:00, with time for questions until 7:30)

Location: Zoom Webinar.

Because of social distancing recommendations, we will be hosting this workshop as a webinar. Complete the RSVP form below to receive the link to participate.

Cost: Free

Registration: Complete form below.

Are you tired of mowing your lawn? Looking for a more sustainable option that requires less water? Join us for an evening webinar and learn how to convert your traditional grass into a no-mow lawn or pollinator lawn. The terms “no-mow” and “low-grow” refer to a type of grass called fine fescues. These species are one of the most shade tolerant turfs, require less water, and little to no mowing.

In this practical workshop you’ll learn everything from how to assess your current lawn, to selecting the right seed and planting and maintaining a no-mow or pollinator lawn. You will also have the opportunity to ask the presenter questions in the Q&A at the end.

Questions? Contact Maya Swope, Education and Outreach Coordinator, Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed District (952-687-1348, mswope@rpbcwd.org)

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Gregg Thompson

Gregg Thompson is a Watershed Specialist with the City of Eagan, and a 1994 graduate of South Dakota State University. He provides technical support to reduce stormwater runoff impacts on water resources, through land projects and watershed stewardship activities. Originally from a farm in South Dakota, where he began his fascination with soil, vegetation, and water, his background is in landscape architecture with over 25 years of experience working in residential, commercial and public-land projects.

Thanks to all the partners who made this workshop possible: