Category Archives: Food

Strawberries and an Eastern Minnesota Summer: Perfect Picnic Combinations

What better way to spend a summer morning than picking a few items from your garden for a fresh summer picnic?  What’s in bloom right now in our Eastern Minnesota landscapes?  Berries of all sorts are popping up all over … Continue reading

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Refreshing Water Flavors Straight from your Edible Garden

So much more than water!  We are so excited to share some refreshing ways to use those edibles you have growing in your landscapes.  One really simple and completely eco-friendly way to use all those aronia, blueberries or raspberries you … Continue reading

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Celebrating Fathers and “Manly” Outdoor Activties

It is Father’s Day this month, so  we’re talking outdoor activities!  “manly” kind! What updates can be done to your property that your husband would really enjoy? Our expert Osceola landscape designers  have collected a few ideas to get your … Continue reading

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The Journey of the Smokinistas

An idea formed when we heard about the St. Croix Valley Brew-B-Que competition.  From the very beginning we knew we were destined for BBQ greatness, so we put the question out there, should we enter?  “Of course,” raved our fans!  … Continue reading

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Farm to Fork Outdoor entertaining with locally grown foods

Did you know that May is National Barbeque month?  Now that you’ve got your backyard space planned, designed, planted and all ready for summer fun, let’s get to the good stuff. Outside entertaining is the ultimate joy.  Some of the … Continue reading

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Grow your own Salad in a Container!

What could be better than growing your own salad ingredients?  Nothing, would be my first answer. It’ll get me outside, get me helping my environment and get me eating healthier, perfect.  This nifty little video shows you just how!  Take … Continue reading

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