Yardwork

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'Unexpected joys': Why you should replace lawn with MN native plants

Even converting a small portion can have practical and emotional benefits.

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Lawn to MN native prairie, part 1: Site prep and defining your space

What to get done before you even think about picking plants.

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From lawn to MN native prairie, part 2: Sun, shade and soil

There are a couple of important yard attributes you'll want to measure beforehand.

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From lawn to MN native prairie, part 3: Picking your plants

Plant suggestions and general tips from two experts in the field.

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Large tree branch falls on MN man, crushing him to death

Police said the man was out in the yard, doing tree trimming work with his son.

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Minneapolis' watering restrictions aren't ending anytime soon

The rules have been in place for more than a month now.

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Tips for watering trees during severe drought, sprinkler restrictions

How can you keep your valued trees healthy? Just follow these simple steps.