An outdoor grilling station.

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...
A white deck chair with a tray of beverages and umbrella next to water.

Outdoor Accessory Necessities

Lake, sun, cold drinks, chic accessories... perfection! Black-and-white umbrella, $48.99, black tilting frame and pole, $37.79, World Market  //  Black-and-white outdoor ottoman, $40.62, wood planter, $24.37, outdoor blanket, $19.44, outdoor pillow, $15.71, and Fever...
An outdoor pizza oven surrounded by a low wall of Waukesha white stone.

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...
An outdoor kitchen with stainless steel grill, plates of food, and a table.

Lakeside Feast

1. Melamine organic stone tray, $14, West Elm; serving bowl, $5.99, Target; citronella candles, $9.99/set of 4, and plastic mod goblet, $9.99/set of 4, HomeGoods  2. Fishnet woven runner, $23, melamine organic stone plates, $20/set of 4,...
potted fresh basil

An Herb Garden For Repelling Mosquitoes

Grow your bug spray, and eat it, too

How-to Gardening and Landscape Classes

Classes, mini-workshops, and demonstrations to take your garden and landscape to the next level

Tour Minneapolis City Hall’s Green Roof

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

Gardening Books for Minnesotans

Let's turn that thumb green
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.
vegetables and greens in the garden

Grow Your Own Themed Garden

From fresh pizza toppings to herb-infused cocktails, learn how to grow a themed garden to use for your favorite recipes this summer.

Tips for Foiling Garden Grazers

Tips for preventing rabbits and deer from eating your plants.