Installing a rain garden is one small step toward protecting our lakes and creeks. But many well-meaning gardeners still have a lot to learn about the technique.
Updated: April 24, 2012, - 04:03 PM
Atomic Ranch shares its best midcentury makeovers, from sleek and modern to retro cool.
Updated: April 23, 2012, - 09:01 AM
Atina Diffley, a "rock star" in organic farming circles, now aims to cultivate hearts and minds with her new memoir about love, loss, land and battling a pipeline.
Updated: April 18, 2012, - 08:41 AM
Roots: Diffley, 52, is a local pioneer in the modern organic farming movement, who with her husband, Martin, operated Gardens of Eagan, one of the first certified organic produce farms in the Midwest.
Updated: April 17, 2012, - 02:43 PM
A frustrated first-time gardener creates her own cure for the bad-melon blues. Now she's marketing it to others.
Updated: April 17, 2012, - 02:41 PM
Minnesota's apple growers are on edge after two nights of below-freezing temperatures, threatening the delicate buds that formed weeks ahead of schedule, thanks to this year's balmy March.
Updated: April 11, 2012, - 11:06 AM
The early arrival of warm weather means you can get a jump-start on lawn work and gardening chores. Just don't plant tomatoes yet.
Updated: April 10, 2012, - 07:07 PM
A designer restyles a home from feminine and frilly to masculine-friendly.
Updated: April 09, 2012, - 11:49 AM
City dwellers who want to grow their own food can find support and low-cost supplies through neighborhood hubs.
Updated: April 06, 2012, - 03:00 PM