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.

Barn Raising: A Minneapolis Family’s Vacation Home on Lake Superior

A Minneapolis family's vacation home on Lake Superior gives new life to old barns.

Tour Minneapolis City Hall’s Green Roof

Tour Minneapolis City Hall's green roof to learn about a cool and sustainable technique.
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St. Croix Valley Trees is a Winter Wonderland

Located in Somerset, Wisconsin, St. Croix Valley Trees is the perfect place to find the Christmas tree to make your home merry and bright.
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...

A Carriage House Holiday + 7 Tips for Holiday Decorating

This century-old residence welcomes holiday visitors with festive decor outside and in

Gardening Books for Minnesotans

Let's turn that thumb green

Shoreview—Steady Suburban Stewardship

Shoreview is an established suburb that prides itself on stability—careful planning, development and continuity.
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A Peaceful Prospect Park Garden

A Minneapolis garden is inspired by English and Asian landscapes to create a tranquil escape.
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A Sports Court Garage in Chanhassen

Year-round sports are easy for this five-person family.
Friends gathered around a table toasting

Madeline Island House with Soul Hosts Communal Cookout

A group of friends gather on Madeline Island for a weekend dedicated to outdoor fire, food and good times with those closest to them.

The Swedish Design Museum You Can Visit Without Leaving Home

We know the Swedes excel in design—Minnesota is loaded with fans of both Swedish folk and modernism. Just in case you can't get enough of it, you can see more virtually: Sweden has hatched...