July 19, 2012
Having a beautifully landscaped lawn is like having your own little outdoor oasis, a soothing escape from reality and the perfect place to entertain friends when weather allows.
First, though, you have to figure out what you want in your oasis. Stone, wood, or decorative concrete blocks? A koi pond? A bridge over a stream? An outdoor kitchen? A tiki hut? A natural water garden? Maybe a lulling fountain or an interesting statue?
And once you decide what you want, how do you foresee it all coming together?
Sometimes the best ideas comes from seeing... Read more »
July 17, 2012
If you are a homeowner, chances are you have a remodeling project in mind. Day after day you have lived in your home and thought, maybe someday I will fix the chaotic front entryway, my tiny kitchen or make room for a new addition to our family. The homeowners of the upcoming 2012 AIA MN Homes by Architects Tour all had their list of "maybe somedays" and hired architects to turn these dreams into reality.
July 11, 2012
Attention green thumbs (or anyone who appreciates a gorgeous scene)! Block off this Saturday, July 14, it's clearly the season of garden tours.
Here's the essential info for three tours to fill your Saturday:
A Midsummer's Dream Tour of Gardens