Blog & Events

2014 Pollination Celebration

EnergyScapes Inc. is excited to be part the Pollinator Party
Thursday, July 24 from 5 to 8 p.m.
Lyndale Park on Lake Harriet
4124 Roseway Road, Minneapolis, MN 55409
Come by, have fun, and get educated on what you can do to promote a healthy environment for our precious pollinators.
EnergyScapes will have have milkweed seeds for anyone who want to help feed the monarch butterflies. You can also pick up a copy of Beautifully Sustainable; Douglas Owens-Pike’s comprehensive field-guide to converting your landscape into a sustainable ecosystem.

Angie’s List Writes Two Article Feature EnergyScapes!

On July 1st 2014, the popular site for business transparency, Angie’s List, featured an article about the benefits of bee’s as well as attracting other important pollinators .   In the article EnergyScapes was mentioned for their work in providing pollinator habitat for these crucial insects as well as tips fr

Fairy Garden Already Getting Rave Reviews!

Carol, EnergyScapes’ newest client and neighbor just sent this email after receiving a concept sketch from Douglas.

     I just showed my daughter, 7 years old, your plan for the fairy garden, as well as some online pics of ground pine, blue cohosh, and shooting stars. 
 
     I said “isn’t that cool?” and she gave me a look. then she said “cool doesn’t fit it. that is the most awesomely amazingly best idea i’ve ever heard for a new yard landscaping.” (direct quote)

MN Goes Green Event Sunday June 22

Join us at the MN Goes Green Event www.mngoesgreen.com This coming Sunday the 22nd from noon to 5 pm.
There will be fashion shows, cooking techniques, classes on chickens, compost, electric cars and more.  Learn about out most eco conscious businesses in the community, enjoy historic St. Paul and visit us at the EnergyScapes booth!

Free Seed at the Friends School Plant Sale

We are giving out seed’s at this years Friends School Plant Sale.  What are in these mystery packages?
 
The packet labeled ” I’d rather not be mowing right now!” is a No Mow lawn seed mixture.  Consider transforming your lawn into this low maintenance, low input, time and money saving option.  Imagine hammocks opposed to lawn mowers! Check out our previous blog for photos.

EVENT: MAY 9 – 11 FRIENDS SCHOOL PLANT SALE

Join us at the Friends School Plant Sale over Mother’s Day Weekend, May 9th – 11th! Come get inspired, as well as find nearly 2,300 varieties of plants on sale.
Stop by and say hello at the EnergyScapes booth throughout the event.  Douglas will also be presenting on the topic of “Xeriscaping: Save Money With Reduced Watering” at 9am on Saturday, May 10th.

April Design Feature

We are excited to be featured as a part of the “Members in the News” section of the April Design on Line edition put out by the Association of Professional Landscape Designers (APLD). Special thanks to APLD member Dorothy E. Pedersen for her kind review of Beautifully Sustainable. Read more here.