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August 30, 2019
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Home listings: What $414,900 buys in the Twin Cities area

Shakopee Built in 2010, this four-bedroom, three-bathroom house has 2,861 square feet and features three bedrooms on one level, vaulted ceilings, hardwood floors, eat-in kitchen…
Home & Garden
August 30, 2019
The lush living wall behind the bar at Colita in Minneapolis is popular with customers, especially during the colder months.

Living walls bring the garden indoors

Fall doesn't have to cue the end of lush, growing greenery.
Home & Garden
August 30, 2019
Home plan: Fresh farmhouse is rich in details.

Home plan: Fresh four-bedroom farmhouse

PLAN 430-175 Total finished sq. ft.: 2,926 • Bed/bathrooms: 4 /4 Stories: 1 • Bonus space: 606 sq. ft. Garage bays: 3 •
Home & Garden
August 29, 2019

Explaining value of rainforests

New book gives insight into fires in Brazil
Home & Garden
August 29, 2019

A look at "Unnatural Selection"

Another revealing book by Katrina van Grouw
Home & Garden
August 27, 2019

Bird cams all over the place

Web site has addresses
Home & Garden
August 27, 2019
Bluebirds were once referred to as robins because of their red breast.

Where birds get their names

The names that we call birds are common and complex.
Home & Garden
August 27, 2019

No electrical disconnect? Not likely.

A common question that I frequently see posted in home inspector forums is about whether or not it's acceptable to have an electrical panel with no main breaker.
Home & Garden
August 26, 2019
Brad and Heather Fox, owners of Fox Homes and residents of Edina, star in the new HGTV series “Stay or Sell,” which premieres Aug. 27.

Edina couple's new HGTV series will show off Minnesota Nice all season long

The network debuts new Twin Cities-based series "Stay or Sell," starring Edina husband-wife duo Brad and Heather Fox.
Home & Garden
August 23, 2019
St. Paul: Built in 1975, this five-bedroom, three-bath house has 2,644 square feet.

Home listings: What $330,000 buys in the Twin Cities area

What you get for the money in Coon Rapids, St. Paul and Shoreview.
Home & Garden
August 23, 2019
Brad and Heather Fox star on HGTV's new "Stay or Sell" series.

All about the new Minnesota-based HGTV show, 'Stay or Sell'

If you watch a lot of home-makeover TV shows, you know the plot: Homeowners agonize over a home purchase and/or renovation, obstacles ensue and are…
Home & Garden
August 23, 2019
Butterfly weed is now a now common sight in gardens.

Some 'weeds' are now garden stars

Once-shunned weeds are now stars in perennial gardens.
Home & Garden
August 23, 2019
Midcentury-modern-inspired pieces like this sideboard continue to grace new home furnishing collections.

10 home decor trends for fall

Pastels, inlay and interesting mirrors were among the looks spotted at the home furnishings market.
Home & Garden
August 23, 2019
A round dining table is the ideal solution for smaller spaces.

8 design hacks to make small spaces feel bigger

Tips for making the most of your small space.
Home & Garden
August 23, 2019
Home plan blends traditional and modern style.

Home plan: Blend of traditional and modern style

Second-floor laundry room is near upper bedrooms.
Home & Garden
August 23, 2019

Can landlord collect double rent for same unit?

Q: We are currently renting in Minnesota, and our lease was supposed to be up on July 30. However, since we failed to give a…
Home & Garden
August 23, 2019
A well-organized closet can get every day off to a smooth start.

5 steps to an orderly closet

Get your day off to a better start with an organized closet.
Home & Garden
August 20, 2019
Compost is the product of decomposed kitchen scraps, yard and garden waste.

How to build a better garden with compost

A master gardener offers tips on getting started, what to use and what to avoid.
Home & Garden
August 20, 2019
A cardinal fed a young brown-headed cowbird that hatched in its nest.

Cowbirds 'outsource' parenting duties

They evolved to move with herds, putting eggs in other birds' nests.
Home & Garden
August 20, 2019
This diorama or shadowbox provides a view of a French or German tavern from the 19th century.

Black Forest dioramas were aimed at tourists

Later Japanese sculptures often depicted wildlife.