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See highlights from all six winners of last year's Beautiful Gardens contest.
Tuesday April 16, 2013
A granddaughter's sprawling cottage gardens honor the two grandmothers who passed down their cherished plants and wisdom.
A self-taught gardener paints her exuberant landscape with a free but disciplined hand.
The Shannons of St. Paul scaled a steep learning curve to create their "collector's garden," which features specimens from around the...
Self-taught gardener Tricia Frostad created an eye-popping display in her front yard and a series of streams in her hilly back...
A design-savvy gardener fulfilled her vision of creating a beautiful landscape -- one worthy of a special event.
Kevin Blaeser and Cooper Hipp have created a gorgeous haven in Golden Valley, but they're constantly working to enhance it.
The Fribergs of Roseville are tireless gardening overachievers. They host tours, they volunteer, and they're active in multiple clubs. And, oh...
An ambitious green thumb and her helpful husband team up to tend a winning garden in Lake Elmo -- and to...
A Brooklyn Park yard evolved into a haven for the birds and the bees and the flowers and the trees.
Drawing on his rural roots, a south Minneapolis gardener creates a country-inspired haven in the heart of the city.
A Stillwater woman was surprised to find her "best self" in her garden.
A creative couple rely on a unique form of organic design to turn their front yard into an award-winning destination.
Jennifer Baldwin Peden was the star in the garden. Her husband, Tom, was waiting in the wings -- until a...
A Bloomington woman interweaves old-fashioned coneflowers, flowering shrubs and flagstone walkways to turn her turf-covered suburban back yard into a massive...
A garden's beauty is always ephemeral. But as Jim Smith's flowers and foliage fade for the winter this year, it's especially...
A passionate, learn-as-you-go gardener reaps the fruits of many years of labor in his Edina yard.
Thanks to all of you who nominated gardens for this year's Beautiful Gardens contest. Here are our winners for 2009.
A passion for sculpture -- and an aversion to mowing -- inspired an ambitious landscape in Prior Lake that its keepers...
Animals flourish among the flowers and foliage in a suburban landscape that’s part garden, part wildlife sanctuary.
A learn-as-you-go gardener transformed a small city lot into an imaginative, innovative garden.
A do-it-yourself Edina gardener transformed an overgrown yard into a parklike setting with a string of intimate, inventive gardens.
To Marian, the land near Waseca is her canvas, and flowers and foliage are her medium. Husband Larry is co-groundskeeper and...
The fragrant phlox spilling down the slope of Lucy Pacieznik's back yard in Apple Valley have their roots in a forced...
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