For more than 30 years, Metro Blooms has been promoting and celebrating urban gardening and environmentally sound landscaping practices in a number of ways. The Minneapolis nonprofit recently held its annual award event to recognize those who beautify communities and garden with sustainability in mind. Award-winning gardens hailed from all around the city and were chosen by a team of over 100 garden evaluators who typically visit more than 1,000 nominated gardens every season.
Meleah is a longtime journalist and garden writer. She is out with a new book, co-authored with Jeff Gillman: "Decoding Gardening Advice: The Science Behind the 100 Most Common Recommendations."