The 2017 Ramsey County Plant Sale, hosted by the county's Master Gardeners, will be held on Saturday, May 20 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at "The Barn," which is located at 2020 White Bear Avenue in Maplewood. The sale features hundreds of native plants, perennials for sun and shade, tomatoes, herbs, hostas and more – all grown by expert gardeners. You will also find winning plants from the Minnesota seed trials.
Volunteers of all ages are needed for the annual Earth Day Cleanup to be held April 22 at Battle Creek Regional Park. The primary focus of the event is trash pickup and removal, and to help the parks prepare for the busy spring and summer seasons. Parks & Recreation is seeking 300-400 volunteers to assist with the cleanup.
The clean-up event will begin at 9 a.m. and is open to individuals, families and small groups.
Betsy Leach is the Executive Director of the District 1 Community Council. Volunteers and other community members may also contribute posts on occasion.