Garden Tool Swap at Armatage and MLK Parks, May 11 at 9:00 a.m.

As you start spring yard and garden prep, save unwanted garden tools, plant pots, books, decorations, seeds, etc. to bring to one of the swap locations on Saturday, May 11 from 9:00 a.m to noon.

Armatage Park: 2500 57th Street W.

MLK Jr. Park: 4055 Nicollet Avenue S.


  • Garden and yard tools (shovels, trowels, rakes, pitchforks, hoses, etc.) 
  • Pots and planters (wood, terracotta, decorative plastic) – free of soil or dirt 
  • Potting soil/mix (unused, bagged)
  • Gardening and plant books
  • Bird houses and feeders

NOT Accepted

  • Chemicals of any kind (fertilizers, pesticides, weed killer, bug killers, etc.) 
  • Mower or power tools
  • Broken items
  • Items too large to carry
  • Used soil from your yard or garden (empty any soil from pots before bringing them to the swap)