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Helping people let go of things to focus on a new season of life is what Blissworks is all about.Wendy Wolff launched Blissworks, Beautiful Living in Simplified Spaces, in 2019. The company merges … more
Eric Olson with with Sarah and Wren (4 yr-old) and Hazel (blonde 2-yr-old) Eric Olson is thinking long term when he looks at the financial benefits of his investment in in a solar … more
Longfellow contractor Phillip Hide can often make a bathroom or kitchen work better by reconfiguring the space. (Photo submitted) COVID-19 has changed the remodeling business … more
Groundcover spreads early in the spring, and forsythia offers an early pollen and nectar source for bees. (Photo submitted) Russ Henry started gardening with his mom when he … more
Longtime Buck Brothers employees Scott Vetsch (left) and Buzzy Napoly return to install new windows at a home where they built a garage previously. (Photo by Tesha M. … more
As people use public land more and family budgets get skinnier, Tim Clemens of Ironwood Foraging is helping build more resilient communities. He does that by sharing knowledge … more
Lend a hand and water boulevard trees. (Photo by Margie O'Loughlin) By MARGIE O’LOUGHLIN This spring, 9,400 boulevard trees were planted in the city of Minneapolis. According to … more
The Hennepin County Master Gardener’s annual tour may be cancelled this year due to COVID-19, but that doesn’t mean these gardeners don’t still have tips and tricks to offer. Three … more
"Water quality and stormwater management are really big values for us," observed Nokomis resident Steffanie Musich as she drinks a glass of water on her rooftop garden. (Photo by … more
  Why get excited about warblers? They’re incredibly diverse, colorful, and beautiful. They’re great singers too: a delight to the eye and the ear. They are passing through the … more
‘The time is now’ for solar power, according to co-owner Michael Allen By MARGIE O’LOUGHLIN Richard Franco has an exterior Smart Meter that measures his home energy use in 15 minute increments. … more
  Joe Hayes was working as an elementary school teacher in 2009, when he bought his first home. A classic South Minneapolis bungalow, the house had one major problem – its … more
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