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July 22, 2017
With a properly leveled yard, you'll never know there was a problem in the first place. (Dreamstime)
How much does yard leveling cost?
July 22, 2017 - 9:02am
Clockwise from left: Lars Wilmot, 8, of Two Harbors; Drayce Gelineau, 9, of Duluth, and Sophia Wilmot, 10, of Two Harbors; and Monroe Gelineau, 4, play on a homemade airplane at the home of Claudia and Owen Christensen north of Duluth. (Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)
At Rice Lake home, play runs in the family
July 22, 2017 - 7:39am
Bittersweet nightshade is sometimes called "deadly nightshade," but it is only mildly toxic. Photo by Catherine Winter
Ask a Master Gardener: Dealing with deadly nightshade
July 22, 2017 - 4:00am
July 21, 2017
Purple flowers and rampant summer growth make morning glory a favorite. (Maureen Gilmer/TNS)
With morning glory, beauty is a beast
July 21, 2017 - 1:04pm
Create a de-light-ful centerpiece on the dining or buffet table with lighted cubes stacked in clusters down the center of the table. (Cara Mariano)
DIY: Let there be light with these cute tea light boxes
July 21, 2017 - 10:03am
July 18, 2017
Dating, online and off, is more supercharged with politics than it's ever been. thinkstock.com
How Donald Trump is affecting romance
July 18, 2017 - 6:16pm
July 17, 2017
Making emotional connections throughout the day will prevent bad behavior later. Touching and hugging children is incredibly important. This can be done for 20 minutes or 20 seconds, as long as the child knows that you hear him and he’s safe. thinkstock.com
No need to raise your voice when disciplining
July 17, 2017 - 6:01pm
Create a chill zone for your dog this summer to keep it cool. thinkstock.com
Keep your canine cool
July 17, 2017 - 8:45am
July 16, 2017
Heartland Indie Best-sellers for July 16, 2017
July 16, 2017 - 2:53am
July 15, 2017
With this type of faucet, hot and cold handles are mounted above the sink on the body of the faucet instead of on the kitchen sink deck. (Kohler)
Plumber: Looking for a special kitchen faucet
July 15, 2017 - 11:29am
Hydrangeas are easy to grow, dependable and beautiful. (Dreamstime/TNS)
Hydrangeas offer more variety than you think
July 15, 2017 - 10:32am
Paul and Debbie Laskowski live in an updated 1950s rambler in Duluth's Morley Heights neighborhood with a sweeping view of Lake Superior that will be part of the 50th annual Duluth Woman's Club Tour of Homes & Gardens on Wednesday. The home also was on the first tour in 1967. (Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)
Every room with a view: Duluth Woman’s Club tour highlights remodeled home featured 50 years ago
July 15, 2017 - 5:00am
Ask a Master Gardener: How to check, avoid lead
July 15, 2017 - 4:33am
July 9, 2017
“Mandia Ongy” is a common practice during which cows are chased around a rice paddy to breakup the mud and prepare it for planting. Courtesy of Ryan Laneplay button
Madagascar's gifts: Duluth’s Ryan Lane grateful after Peace Corps work in African nation
July 9, 2017 - 12:04pm
July 8, 2017
Romans coveted fresh cut lavender to scent their leisurely bathing practices. (Maureen Gilmer/TNS)
Freshen up the garden with these 6 herbs
July 8, 2017 - 11:20am