Tour of Hannah Texler’s gardens in St. Paul: Sustainability and Beauty in the Urban Core – it can be done!

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Date(s) - Sun Sep 8, 2019
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Sustainability and Beauty in the Urban Core – it can be done! Tour of Hannah Texler’s gardens in St. Paul.

“I have been landscaping with native plants in my urban yard for over 20 years with an ecological focus. The yard has over 100 native plant species in prairie and woodland gardens. All of the plants in my back yard are either native to Ramsey County or edible to humans (blueberries, raspberries, vegetables and herbs). I also have rain gardens and a rain barrel to keep rainwater in my yard. My latest projects involve creating native prairie gardens with fall seeding.” — HT

Hannah Texler has been the DNR Minnesota Biological Survey’s (MBS) Plant Survey Supervisor since 2015. She worked as a plant ecologist/botanist for MBS from 1990 to 1995, when she surveyed counties in the southeastern part of the state. Hannah previously served as the regional plant ecologist for southeastern and east-central Minnesota, and worked for the Scientific and Natural Areas program.