Howe at Night

Location: Howe Elementary School was built in 1927 and opened October 24 of that … READ MORE


Another Longfellow garden produces food for its residents. Photo: Whitney Hauser.

Whimsical Wednesday

Whimsical frog-like thing guarding the zinnias and tomatoes. Photo: Jack Musil

Longfellow Community Hops Garden

Hops Taking Shape

It has been fun watching the hops garden take shape at the Longfellow Community Hops Garden. Photo: Matt Schanback

Flowering foxglove in garden

South Garden

Flowering Obedient stalk in a local Cooper neighborhood garden. Photo: Katie Simon-Dastych

Mother Earth Gardens Summer Day

Mother Earth Gardens Summer Day

Last week I made a stop at Mother Earth Gardens and I’m really excited about what I came home with! Photo: Sara Walsh (Courtesy of Mindful in Minneapolis)

archway with vines

Longfellow Gardens

Hanging out in Longfellow Gardens. Photo: Anduz Johnson

Closeup of bright green leaf with many yellow-green ribs

Hosta Season

The colors and size of this one is always inspiring. Photo: Roxanne Dunlop

hosts and potted flowers with four small USA flags, glass globes and a cement statue of little girl in garden

No Fireworks

Just a little patriotism on the block. Photo: David Skarjune

Crafted stack of floral china teacups and creamer in a garden setting with a basket of pink impatiens

Tea Cups a Spillin’

The charm of this well-curated yard. Photo: Michelle van Kuijk

Closeup of hops buds with green leaves

Community Hops

Exploring the several varieties of hops… Photo: Brian Donahue

green perennial garden plants with mulch between a wooden fence and lawn

Rain Garden

Newly planted rain garden in a backyard. Photo: Hillary Oppmann

Double bunch of ripe purple grapes with green vine and lease

Harvest Time

Harvesting the grapes before raccoons & birds… Photo: Brian Donahue

green garden of flowers & vines with tall sunflowers blooming, and white house in background

Lush Summer

My garden is still lush… Photo: Roxanne Dunlop

patio scene of tall perennials with crimson and lavender heads

Cheery Backyard Plants

Fall flowering plants make the backyard cheerful… Photo: Michelle van Kuijk

frilly pink and white cone-shaped flowers hanging down on green stems

Still Trying

Despite the challenging weather… Photo: Roxanne Dunlop

rusty bright orange metal sculpture in a backyard glowing under sun rays against a red brick wall

Ornamental Plow

…as warm weather and garden days approach… Photo: Chris Balck

Snow-topped evergreen bushes in a sculpted front-yard garden

Garden a la Japonais

with a sparkle of April snow… Photo: Jane Strauss

Bright green well-trimmed shrubery in front of a 1-1/2 story gray clapboard house

Oriental Spring

What a difference 2 weeks makes… Photo: Jane Strauss

closeup of magenta flower with full oval petals and green leaves

Zinnia are Here

Cheerful & full of color. Photo: Roxanne Dunlop