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December 6, 2021
A home on Summit Avenue in St. Paul is known for its dramatic “cat-slide” and grounds that could sit just as comfortably in the English countrysid

'English country manor' on St. Paul's Summit Avenue on market for $2.375 million

Ramsey Hill mansion with a "catslide" porte cochere and formal gardens spans five lots.
Magazine
December 3, 2021
The Bergs’ Latitude Studios has turned shipping containers into pool houses, offices and porches.

Minnesota couple turn shipping containers into stylish cabins, saunas, treehouses and more

They turned their need for a home office into a successful venture.
Home & Garden
December 3, 2021
Help keep seeds safe and fresh with regular cleaning and by only providing enough seed for a day or two. 

Gift ideas for gardeners and bird watchers

Make it a twofer by giving something that beautifies a garden and also attracts a variety of winged visitors.
Home & Garden
December 3, 2021
St. Louis Park

Home listings: What $425,000 buys you in the Twin Cities area

What you get for the money in St. Louis Park, Minneapolis and Mendota Heights.
Home & Garden
December 3, 2021
Wisconsin lakeshore 'Campfire' cabin has cozy chalet theme

Wisconsin lakeshore 'Campfire' cabin has cozy chalet theme

Homeowners built a new cabin on the beloved site of their old one in the Cable area.
Home & Garden
December 3, 2021
Retro-minded homeowners are driving across the country and paying thousands of dollars to restore or recreate a vintage bathroom or kitchen.

Don't throw out that kitschy pink toilet: Someone actually wants it

Some homeowners are committed to preserving or re-creating vintage bathrooms and kitchens.
Home & Garden
December 1, 2021
A black velvet headboard complements a bold black animal print embossed wallpaper in this master bedroom.

How to create a stylish but practical feature wall in your bedroom

The real estate around your bed can showcase your creativity while also addressing practical needs.
Home & Garden
November 30, 2021
A pair of bald eagles sit on a nest.

Bald eagle nesting live on video

Minnesota DNR cam shows nest has been built
Home & Garden
November 30, 2021
This owl is still slightly sleepy waking up after a procedure called imping to repair its tail feathers at the Raptor Center at the University of Minn

U's Raptor Center uses 'feather extensions' to help a hurt owl fly again

Raptor got replacement tail feathers in an age-old process called "imping" after being injured in a soccer net.
Home & Garden
November 29, 2021
The house in south Minneapolis, where a previous owner hid cash, has been updated.

Modest 1900 Minneapolis home for sale once held 'buried treasure'

Relatives of a previous owner found hidden cash in the "cozy cottage."
Home & Garden
November 26, 2021
Prior Lake

Home listings: What $375,000 buys you in the Twin Cities area

What you get for the money in Prior Lake, St. Paul and Hugo.
Home & Garden
November 26, 2021
Replacing counters, adding LED lighting under the cabinets, installing a new tile backsplash and painting cabinets provide a nice facelift in the kitc

What you can do to fix up your home with a $20,000 remodeling budget

You can't get everything you want, but here are some choices most likely to pay off.
Home & Garden
November 26, 2021
At Krueger’s Christmas Tree Farm in Lake Elmo, customers are being asked to reserve a time slot.

Tips and tricks if you're buying a 'real' Christmas tree this year

Here's what to expect at Minnesota tree farms, and how to keep your tree looking fresh.
Home & Garden
November 26, 2021
A Tudor-style house with painted woodwork, renovated by SKM Design in West Hartford, Conn.

Ornament or crime? With painted woodwork, there is no middle ground

Unexpected color choices are gaining traction, such as black window trim.
Home & Garden
November 23, 2021
Princeton University Press

How birds evolved examined in new book

Birding Photographer of the Year work also compiled in new book.
Home & Garden
November 23, 2021
White-whiskered hermit, from “100 Flying Birds: Photographing the Mechanics of Flight” by Peter Cavanaugh.

Birding photographer's book is part adventure, part how-to guide

New book examines the mechanics of bird flight.
Home & Garden
November 22, 2021
Nicole Pettit, center, picked collard greens at the Gethsemane Community Garden in downtown Minneapolis, Minn., on Tuesday, August 10, 2021, that will

Gethsemane Garden provides fresh produce oasis amid concrete of downtown Minneapolis

Gethsemane is a winner of the Star Tribune's annual Beautiful Gardens contest, whose guidelines were changed with the onset of the pandemic to be not just about aesthetics but also service.
Magazine
November 22, 2021
*** FOR WINTER MAGAZINE USE ***  As seen on HGTV’s Starting Over with Nate and Jeremiah, Jeremiah Brent and Nate Berkus pose in the design studio. (

HGTV stars Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent design homes that tell stories – and share their own

Native son Nate Berkus and his husband, Jeremiah Brent, have a new TV show that makes design personal.
Home & Garden
November 22, 2021
The view of Minneapolis from a 34th floor penthouse.

Minneapolis condo tower the Eleven offers luxury amenities, sweeping views

City's tallest residential tower aims to offer the feel of "living in a fancy hotel" when it's completed next year.
Home & Garden
November 19, 2021
Champlin

Home listings: What $280,000 buys you in the Twin Cities area

What you get for the money in Champlin, Minneapolis and Forest Lake.