Native plant night
See how the experts design, plant and nurture native landscapes at a Wild Ones Twin Cities tour of three residential gardens in the Tangletown neighborhood of Minneapolis. Douglas Owens-Pike, an ecologically based landscape designer from EnergyScapes, will lead the free tour from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 29. The native plantings are in rain, sun and shade gardens. Meet at Fuller Park, 4800 Grand Av. S., Mpls. Go to www.wild onestwincities.org for details.
September is just around the corner. It’s time to spruce up your outdoor containers. Learn how to fill your patio and front step urns and pots with fall themed foliage at a Bachman’s container building workshop from 2 to 4 p.m. Sept. 7, 6010 Lyndale Av. S., Mpls. The $50 cost includes a 12-inch planter and materials. Register at www.bachmans.com or call 612-861-7311.