St. Louis Park—Energized And Affordable

How St. Louis Park is staying relevant, healthy and attractive to current and new residents.

A Global Garden in Minneapolis

Influenced by different gardening styles from across the world, Francine creates a global oasis in her Minneapolis backyard.
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.

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.
Lynn Steiner's 1898 red farmhouse is surrounded by lush and colorful greenery.

Lynn Steiner on Gardening with Native Plants

Lynn Steiner talks about her love for native plants, and how beneficial they are for gardens and pollinators around the world.
Front-Walk-Garden

Creating Cocktail Gardens in Bryn Mawr

A reluctant gardener and his partner create an urban oasis in a Minneapolis neighborhood.
An open gazebo is surrounded by a lush garden full of green plants and colored flowers.

A Look Inside a Master Garden in Plymouth

Sandy Lester, a University of Minnesota Master Gardener, walks us through her beautifully planted and tended to garden in Plymouth.
Pollinator-attracting blossoms fill the front yard

A Traffic-Stopping Boulevard

This Linden Hills gardener's colorful creation attracts plenty of buzz.

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...
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.

Q&A with Shane Coen, Founder of Landscape Architecture Firm Coen + Partners

Minimalist modernism of the award-winning Minneapolis landscape architecture firm, Coen + Partners, is in high demand.
Macalester-Groveland neighborhood

Macalester-Groveland, A College Town In The City

The Macalester-Groveland neighborhood in St. Paul is unhurried, unpretentious and full of charm.