Local Architects Recognized by the Association of Licensed Architects 2017 Design Awards

Several Minnesota architecture firms won recognition for their design work at the Association of Licensed Architects ALA 2017 Design Awards. Peterssen/Keller Architecture won a Gold Award for the design of Minneapolis residence Calhoun Pavilions (Elevation Homes, contractor).   A silver...

Madre Cacti Co. Brings Southwest Style to Minnesota

The new home and garden shop carries a wide variety of cacti, handcrafted terra-cotta pottery from Mexico, and Japanese hand gardening tools.

Protect Your Trees from EAB

Learn about the growing EAB infestation in the Twin Cities, how to treat infested ash trees, and which trees a local arborist recommends for replacement.
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Summer Grill Gear

Your food prep for your outdoor summer get-togethers has never been easier thanks to this variety of grill gear at HomeGoods. A Touch of Class Feel fancy with glassware (eh, plasticware?) fit for royalty. Your guests...
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An Annual Redesign Transforms Minneapolis Garden

A kaleidoscope of annuals redesigns this urban garden each year.
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Serene St. Louis Park Garden

Tangletown Gardens helps to create a relaxing St. Louis Park backyard.
Outdoor pool on Lake Minnetonka

Luxury in the Twin Cities: Outdoors

Part of the appeal of living on Lake Minnetonka, of course, is the opportunity to enjoy the water, the summer breezes, and the natural surroundings.
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A Peaceful Prospect Park Garden

A Minneapolis garden is inspired by English and Asian landscapes to create a tranquil escape.

Yardbird Outdoor Furniture Is Back

Yardbird's high-quality, low-cost outdoor furniture showroom opens in Hopkins.

Designs that Stretch the Season for Outdoor Living

Bruce Lenzen Design/Build home features Marvin Windows & Doors Ultimate Lift and Slide doors, photo by Spacecrafting After a long, cold winter, we Minnesotans love to live outside. Decks, patios, screen porches, outdoor kitchens, gazebos—any...
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Backyard Pizza Parties

Nothing lures neighbors like the smell of pizza cooking in a wood-fired oven. That’s what Rocky and Gigi DiGiacomo found out shortly after building a cozy pizza patio in their Minnetonka backyard. They got...