From veggies to waterfalls to “mudmen,” this year's top picks in our annual Beautiful Gardens contest are a sight to behold.
Updated: July 29, 2014, - 03:34 PM
Today’s fervent green thumb is not your mom, but men in their 20s and 30s who are growing their own veggies for grilling and hops for home-brews.
Updated: July 22, 2014, - 02:51 PM
One of St. Anthony Park’s oldest houses, built in the late 1880s, has been painstakingly restored, inside and out.
Updated: July 19, 2014, - 02:54 PM
About 30 percent of the wine-grape crop on Minnesota's nearly 50 bonded wineries is missing in action. But connoisseurs who have developed a taste for Minnesota-grown wine likely won’t notice any difference in taste.
Updated: July 18, 2014, - 06:59 AM
The challenge: Movie buff John Kluchka wanted to turn an unfinished storage room in his lower level into a state-of-the-art home theater. “I wanted a great place to watch movies,” he said.
Updated: July 03, 2014, - 02:08 PM
One of the Twin Cities' oldest houses begins its next chapter with fresh caretakers. For them, it's a project, a “treasure hunt” and a jewel to be polished.
Updated: June 29, 2014, - 06:51 AM
Balcony and rooftop gardeners battle wind and sun, but these intimate little landscapes offer sweet rewards. Many longtime gardeners are trading big earthen plots for patio pots.
Updated: June 25, 2014, - 01:07 PM
With members aging and numbers dwindling, some groups are expanding their mission and methods to lure a new generation of gardeners.
Updated: June 17, 2014, - 02:46 PM
An ambitious foreclosure recovery program in Brooklyn Park has transformed some of the city's worst homes into some of its best.
Updated: June 14, 2014, - 02:25 PM