Garden

Rudbeckia flowers in autumn shades of yellow and orange.

Autumn Garden Guide to Perennials. Gardener shares strategies on how to divvy up your perennials this fall.

Gardening is one of spring’s greatest gifts to health and wellness. It is well-known that planting and eating your own vegetables can be highly nutritious, but gardening’s physical and mental health benefits extend far beyond what’s on your plate.

Plant with Purpose

I’ll be the first to admit that I don’t have a green thumb, but I sure love trying to create beauty in the garden each spring.  My success, albeit limited, when it comes to gardening is being organized.

children with chicken

“If you had told me 10 years ago that I would become a chicken lady with a 3,000-square-foot garden, I would have told you [that] you were crazy,” Emily Bretzel says. “When we bought our house, we were simply looking for a beautiful outdoor space.

cabin-friendly plants

Cabin owners know the drill. Head up (or over) to the lake in springtime for opening, plant the garden beds and flower boxes, return home and hope for the best.

Healthy houseplants

Caring for houseplants is easier than you think.

Peonies at Swenson Gardens

Becky and Keith Swenson grow acres of blooms on their Wright County farm.

The Toronto Botanical Garden

Incorporate gardens and nature into your travels.

A person prunes a tree.

Spring tree-trimming tips from a local arborist.

A pink plant from Tonkadale Greenhouse, voted Best Florist in our Best of Lake Minnetonka 2019 readers' choice survey.

Indoor houseplants occupy the sweet spot of relaxing hobby and enviable aesthetic, so it’s no surprise they’ve taken over social media.

A close up photo of a flower at Noerenberg Gardens

We asked photographer Nancy Cohodes to tell us about “Close Up,” which received first place in our Wildlife & Nature category.

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