Garden

Quiet  Reflection

If you long for moments of peacefulness beyond the limits of your home, an outdoor zen garden could be the ideal space for quiet reflection and spiritual connection without venturing too far from home.

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.

Lynn Messman of Gardens by Lynn Minnetonka decorates a container garden

Lynn Messman of Gardens by Lynn demonstrates some easy tips to assemble your own container garden.

A container garden by Gardens by Lynn

Most people plant annuals in their containers, but perennials are also something to consider.

Lynn Messman of Gardens by Lynn Minnetonka

Winter is finally over, but is it time to plant outside? Not yet, according to Lynn Messman, owner of Gardens by Lynn in Minnetonka.

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