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Outdoor living doesn’t stop with a little frost. Heck, up here in the North Country we shovel pathways to the grill, firepit, hockey rink – snow and windchill are part of our winter outdoor living style. So here are three recipes to enjoy year round – outdoors, of course! Continue reading
Since you were small you’ve learned that trees are good for life. Why are they good? We learned these top ten benefits at the 2011 Clean Water Summit held at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. Continue reading
In case you’ve been putting it off, it’s time to plan what you will do with your pond for the winter. Will you shut it down or keep it running? Do you need supplies? What are you doing with your fish and plants? Here’s some advice to help you out. Continue reading
Hedberg customers Roger and Marilyn Harma were recently recognized for outstanding exterior renovations on their home by the City of New Hope. The 2011 RAVE! Award is a great acknowledgement of the work the couple put into renovations on the house they built in 1977. Continue reading
Bursts of red, gold and orange in the trees signify an important event for pond owners … it’s time to do a little fall maintenance in your water garden. Preparing your pond for the winter greatly reduces the amount of work you need to do in the spring to get your pond in tip-top shape. Continue reading
Urban runoff is the number one cause of pollution in our lakes, rivers and streams. What’s more, it’s estimated that 50% of a Minnesota home’s water use is for exterior irrigation. We’re buying municipal water and letting the free water run down the street. There are many small things each of us can do to reduce the amount of water leaving our properties and carrying pollutants and excess nutrients through storm drain systems to our beloved lakes, including rainwater harvesting systems that capture and store rainwater for reuse later.
In 1991 my wife and I bought a “starter” home in Maple Grove. It had orange siding, a small amount of orange brick and a buckskin roof. After several years of finishing the basement we decided we needed more room for storage so we added on to the garage. We wanted to change the exterior appearance of our home and we knew we wanted brick because we love it. Continue reading