2018 Landscape Revival: Native Plant Expo and Market – Shoreview

Date/Time
Jun 2,Sat, 2018
9:00 am - 1:30 pm

Location
Shepherd of the Hills Church
3920 Victoria St N, Shoreview, Minnesota (MN) 55126


The Landscape Revival

The Shoreview Native Plant Expo and Market offers gardeners one convenient location to shop for Minnesota native plants from 6 local native growers and learn how to use the plants from conservation organizations. The goal of Landscape Revival is to promote the use of native plants by educating about their benefits for wildlife habitat, pollinators, water quality and landscape diversity.

Sponsors:

St. Paul Audubon Society, Blue Thumb, Wild Ones, Shepherd of the Hills Church and City of Shoreview.

Purchase pollinator-safe native plants at Landscape Revival. Native growers participating in the sale do not use systemic pesticides.

Why Natives?

Many of us don’t think about choosing plants that are native to Minnesota when we plan our gardens. Instead, we pick plants for their color, their hardiness or how quickly they grow. But by choosing Minnesota native plants, plant species that have grown in this area for hundreds of years and are thus well adapted to our conditions, we can create spectacular gardens that are a haven for wildlife and protect our lakes and the Mississippi River.

In Minnesota, there are trends that threaten wildlife. Bees, butterflies, birds and other animals are quickly losing their habitat as our growing population creates the need for more land development. These developments also change how water moves over the landscape and create more runoff where water would naturally soak into the soil. Also, the spread of invasive plants is degrading and fragmenting the habitat that remains. You can help by growing native plant species that sustain wildlife in a way that non-native plants do not.

Begin creating your wildlife oasis by talking to professionals at the Landscape Revival. You can start small. The beauty and rewards you discover will make you want to do more!

 

Landscape Revival Market/Growers

GrowerURLContact NameContact PhoneContact E-mail  
Blazing Star Gardensblazingstargardens.comDustin Demmer(507) 402-8337blazingstargardens@gmail.com
Ecoscapes Native Nurseryecoscapes1.comCraig Stark(612) 956-0848craigstark@ecoscapes1.com
Glacial Ridge Growersglacialridgegrowers.comGene Stark(320)634-0136glacridgegrowers@aol.com
Minnesota Native Landscapesmnlcorp.comKeith Fredrick
Cassie
(320) 980-2822keith@mnlcorp.com
cassie@mnlcorp.com
Native Sun Seeds and Plantsnativesunseedsandplants.comWiley Buck(651)318-8667nativesunseedsandplants@gmail.com
Sogn Valley Farmsognvalleyfarm.comKarin Jokela(763) 213-4341karin@sognvalleyfarm.com

 

Landscape Revival Shoreview Expo/Exhibitors

Shoreview Landscape Revival ExhibitersURLContact 
Bee Kindwww.beekind.comNikolas
Blue Thumb and Rice Creek Watershedhttps://tinyurl.com/ybe9betvBeth Carreno
Conservation Minnesotawww.conservationminnesota.org/Julie Drennen
Minnesota Dragonfly Societywww.mndragonfly.org/Jacki Morrison763-571-3545
Minnesota Wildflower Identificationwww.minnesotawildflowers.infoKaty Chakaya651-399-4064
Monarch Joint Venturewww.monarchjointventure.orgSarah Weaver612.625.8304
Restoring the Landscapewww.restoringthelandscape.com/Heather Holm952.949.2585
St Paul Audubon Societywww.saintpaulaudubon.org/Colleen Swedberg
Vadnais Lake Area Water Management Org [VLAWMO]www.vlawmo.org/Nick Voss
Ramsey Conservation Districttinyurl.com/y8kkx95pAnn Whiteeagle
Wild Ones, St Croix Oak Savannastcroixoaksavanna.wildones.orgEva Ekola651.434.9190
UM Bee Labwww.beelab.umn.eduElaine Evans612.625.5764

 

For questions about Landscape Revival, contact one of our volunteer coordinators below.