LAWNS TO LEGUMESThe Minnesota State Legislature passed the “Lawns to Legumes” bill in 2019 that provides funding for people to install pollinator-friendly native plantings in residential lawns.
Blue Thumb has an excellent summary of what’s available and how to apply: Lawns to Legumes
WATERSHED DISTRICT GRANTSLocal watershed districts have grants to help homeowners with the cost of planting a native garden.
- Ramsey-Washington Metro Watershed District
- Vadnais Lakes Area Watershed Management Organization (VLAWMO)
- Rice Creek Watershed District
- Capitol Region Watershed District
If you’re not sure which watershed district you live in, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency’s map is a good resource: MAP