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Martha Buns

Designer | Newsroom
Phone: 612-673-4473
Location: Minneapolis
Other languages: None

Martha Buns is a designer and editor for the Star Tribune features sections, working on print and digital platforms.


Buns worked as a reporter and editor for publications in Iowa and Minnesota before joining the Star Tribune in 1998.
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Garden appearing scruffy? Try looking again — from farther away

Don’t other people’s gardens look fantastic? Or at least not actively bad? Or is that just my own selective perception going on? We spent a…
Mustard greens freely self-sow, giving you a bonus crop in following years.

Five ways you've already saved money in your Minnesota garden

The best things in life aren't always free, but the garden generally gives you a lot of free or nearly free return for your investment.
The house from the 1959 film " North by Northwest."

Movie Houses

If they gave Oscars to the best-dressed, some of the houses in these movies would win hands down; others would get a Razzie. To get in the mood for the Academy Awards show Sunday night, we offer our nominees for homes that have stolen the spotlight.
Crate & Barrel's Steamer Bar cabinet ($999) folds out to a full 72-inch bar.

In the fold

Holiday entertaining often makes you wish for twice as much furniture to accommodate guests, but what would you do with it the rest of the year? Next year, think folding furniture.
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