These sweet blooms will lighten your spirits throughout the growing season.Read More
Below is an article published on the homepage of houzz.com about a front yard water feature
"The owners of this Minnesota yard love to whisk themselves away to the warmth and beauty of Bali when they get the chance, but the quickest commercial flight from Minneapolis to the Indonesian island’s main airport takes 32 hours, so they created a closer oasis in their own front yard.
With the help of landscape designers Becca Bastyr and Jim Sweeney, the pair transformed their 2,500-square-foot front yard into a lush Bali-inspired sanctuary featuring a “floating” deck in the middle of a lily pad-strewn pond, a stone fireplace set between herb and vegetable boxes and a series of 8-foot-tall laser-cut steel panels that provide both privacy and artistic........"
Read More On Houzz: https://www.houzz.com/ideabooks/107947199/list/bali-comes-to-a-minnesota-front-yard
Winning isn’t everything, but it sure feels good when it comes. That may be why we are walking tall despite Minnesota’s late start spring. The National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) has named Mom’s Design Build its 2018 National Contractor of the Year (CotY) in both residential and commercial categories.Read More
Iris pumila is one of the most charming performers in the garden.Read More
While Super Bowl teams were relieved to be competing under the US Bank Stadium dome this frigid Minnesota weekend, Mom's Design Build is still doing its winning outdoors.Read More
Mom’s Design Build continues to build on its rich legacy of Contractor of the Year (CotY) Award honors since it joined the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) in 2015.Read More
As the growing season comes to a close, it's a good time to dream about the possibilities of spring.Read More
The word "huge" has lost credibility this past year by its hyperbolic overuse. However, it aptly describes this ridiculously oversized magnolia (Magnolia macrophylla) native to the southeast United States.Read More
Around Labor Day or the few weeks that follow are the best times to seed your yard in Minnesota because the weather is starting to cool down and there is dew present most mornings. Also any pre-emergents you may have used in the spring have had time to work their way out of the soil.Read More
So ubiquitous is the lotus in Asian art and writing that it is easy to forget that it is native right here in Minnesota.Read More