14855 Hwy 10
Elk River, MN 55330United States
Butterfly & Vegetable Garden
People's Gardens can benefit communities in many ways. For example, they can be used to help raise awareness, educate the public, and provide outreach on several issues such as: healthy eating and lifestyles, natural resources conservation, cultural and intergenerational connections, sustainable agriculture, or environmental education.
raise public awareness
improve food access/alleviate hunger
improve air quality
demonstrate water conservation
improve soil health
What practices, methods, or techniques are being used or demonstrated to help conserve and protect our natural resources?
using native species that are naturally tolerant
using plants to attract beneficial insects
reducing or limiting the use of pesticides
rotating crops to reduce the risks of pest and disease outbreaks
using drought tolerant plants