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Garden Tool Swap
May 8th @ 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Spring is officially here! To celebrate many of us are turning towards our home and our green spaces. When cleaning out your storage, hang on to unused yard tools and gardening items.
Minneapolis Solid Waste & Recycling and community partners will be holding the first ever city-wide swap event of garden tools and plant related equipment. From first time gardeners to those with green thumbs, all are welcome at this free event.
- All items are intended to be given and taken freely. Garden tools and equipment are not for sale at this event.
- Please be respectful of your neighbors. Take only what you need so everyone can participate.
- Wear face coverings and maintain at least 6 feet distance from others.
What can you swap?
- Garden and yard tools (shovels, trowels, rakes, pitchforks, hoses, etc.)
- Pots and planters (wood, terracotta, decorative plastic)
- Potting soil/mix
- Gardening and plant books
- Garden art and décor
- Bird houses and feeders
What can’t you swap?
- Chemicals of any kind (fertilizers, pesticides, etc.)
- Mower or power tools
- Broken items
- Items too large to carry