Annuals, Trees, and other plants surround Engelmann's home

Tangletown Gardens owner Dean Engelmann Shows Off His Home Garden

Dean Engelmann's suburban gardens are a study in the beauty of rule breaking.
Window boxes overflowing with greenery and a front deck framed in vines are just a few elements showcasing this local couple’s love of the outdoors.

Strolling a Garden of Delights

This handcrafted landscape is a St. Paul couple’s labor of love

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...

Ground One Creates a Spacious Open-Air Retreat

Photos by Andrea Rugg Art direction by Jen Jones Styling by Paula Bjerketvedt When Brent and Jill Pearson moved back to Minnesota in 2012 after a five-year stint in New York, they found their new family home...
hydrangea garden in front yard

Summer Arrives with Minneapolis-St. Paul Garden Tours Galore

Get some green inspiration this summer on several different garden tours in the Twin Cities.
Campfire roses, along with hydrangeas, phlox, spireas, and Japanese tree lilac, provide a colorful backdrop for gatherings around a cozy fire pit.

See How His Garden Grows

Across the street from Bailey Nurseries, John Bailey’s own gardens offer a real-life look at plants in the landscape

Bachman’s Brings the Garden Indoors for Galleria’s Spring Is in the Air

The longtime Macy's Flower Show designer, Bachman's florals, has teamed up with Galleria on a new flower show.
A yellow pouf brings color and character to this patio.

Five Ways to Pretty Up Your Patio

Your patio space will see drastic improvement with just a few simple additions

Tour Minneapolis City Hall’s Green Roof

Tour Minneapolis City Hall's green roof to learn about a cool and sustainable technique.

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...

The Ice Wrangler’s Guide to Making Luminaries

https://vimeo.com/304511496 Call her the ice wrangler, the iceologist, the ice conjurer. All describe Jennifer Shea Hedberg’s art and craft: She creates luminaries, lanterns, flowers, towers, and sculptures of all kinds from that most basic of...