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'Unexpected joys': Why you should replace lawn with MN native plants

Even converting a small portion can have practical and emotional benefits.

Pixabay trowel lawn grass

Lawn to MN native prairie, part 1: Site prep and defining your space

What to get done before you even think about picking plants.

Blanketflower - Gaillardia aristata - skm

From lawn to MN native prairie, part 2: Sun, shade and soil

There are a couple of important yard attributes you'll want to measure beforehand.

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From lawn to MN native prairie, part 3: Picking your plants

Plant suggestions and general tips from two experts in the field.