The warm cream and rich mocha tones of this backsplash could be at home in a teens, twenties or mid-century modern home. Go for a darker countertop and minimalist shelving for an uncluttered, yet cozy kitchen. (submitted photo)
Tired of worn paint or peeling wallpaper behind sinks and above stoves? Give yourself a new, carefree vista with wall tiles. These add gentle hues of sky-blue, pearl and green that reflect color accents without overwhelming the space. Add a new seamless countertop and a lick of paint on the cabinets and guests will ask “When did you redo this whole kitchen?”
Ever envy those beautiful homes that seem to get redecorated with every new season? Thinking that the family and friend get-togethers at your home this year deserve an updated setting?
Xcel Energy reminds its Minnesota residential customers who may have trouble paying energy bills that beginning Wednesday, the Cold Weather Rule will be in place to help protect them from service disconnection during the winter — as long as they t
A range of colors and patternsœ and staying power have made sweet Willam a favorite for generations.
The Extension's recommended Joe Pye is a shorter, more civilized cultivar.
Make room in the bulb garden for some showstopping bulbs, like the lavender globe lily and the autumn lilies featured in the headline.
These are a blanket flower all right.
These are too.
"Wow" is the word for these hardy hibiscus, here in a pure white variety.
Extension video series gets you up close and botanical
Other than the everpresent rose of fall-blooming sedums, which come in shades from pink to rose to burgundy, maybe brick orange if you squint a little, are there any other shades and shapes of fall flowers?
Yes, say University of Minnesota extension educator Karl Foord and professor of horticulture Mary Meyer, Ph.D. How many do you want?
Spring and early summer bloomers get a lot of focus in Minnesota - they're proof we've all survived another winter, for one thing - and each tulip and hyacinth gets its own standing ovation.
A few amenities outdoors add value not only to life in your home but to its attraction to buyers. (submitted photo)
Summer may be ending, but it’s not too late to spruce up your outdoor space. In fact, there are several enhancements that can be made to extend your outdoor living time well in to the fall and even year round.
As we enter the hot days of summer with temperatures over 90 degrees, the Minnesota Department of Commerce, Division of Energy Resources reminds consumers of some simple no-cost or low-cost energy-saving tips to help keep cool, conserve energy, an