Worst Backyard Pests in Minneapolis

It’s time to put away that ‘Minnesota nice’ and get tough on the insect invaders.

Native Plants In Minneapolis

These are the flowers that have grown here before the first European settlers arrived. Here are some popular native wildflowers, shrubs and trees in Minneapolis.

The Worst Weeds in Minneapolis, and How to Get Rid of Them

Knowledge is power and the sooner you know your enemy, the sooner you can kill those weeds. Here are some of the worst weeds in Minneapolis — and how to get rid of them.

Lawn Watering Restrictions in the Minneapolis-St. Paul Area

The amount of lawn watering restrictions you face in the Twin Cities and surrounding suburbs depends on where you live.  While Minneapolis and St. Paul don’t have any restrictions at the moment, many suburbs in the metro do. The city of South St. Paul established a “heat-of-the-day”  sprinkling ban on Jan. 1, 2011. It prohibits […]

Lawn Essentials: The 7 Must-Have Tools for the DIYers of the Twin Cities

One of the benefits of living in Minnesota is that you get to fully experience each and every season. From Summer to Winter, we get the best, and the worst that mother nature has to offer. For those of us who are really into lawn care, that can be a bit problematic at times. But […]