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Get Growing: Perennials

Garden expert Larry Pfarr discusses perennials in this edition of Get Growing...



  • Get Growing with Larry Pfarr: Getting Kids Interested in Nature

    Gardening is one of the easiest ways to get kids interested in nature - and food. In Thursday’s Get Growing, home and garden expert Larry Pfarr gives KSTP ideas on how to get children involved in nature... 

  • Get Growing: How to Make Container Garden Stand Out

    In this week’s Get Growing, Larry Pfarr explains how to make a container garden stand out throughout the summer. Find out his tips by watching the video in the video player above...

  • Get Growing: Planting During Cooler Temps

    An early taste of summer was a great way to kickoff the gardening season, but it didn't last long. Larry Pfarr explains what to plant now before the warmer temps come back...

  • In Earth Day Message, Mpls. City Officials Urge Bee-Friendly Practices

    Minneapolis city officials are urging community members to help protect the bees as part of an Earth Day message. Minneapolis officials are asking people to avoid using pesticides that poison bees and butterflies...

  • Get Growing: Preparing Your Lawn for Summer

    As the weather gets nicer, the time comes to start preparing your lawn for summer. Our Home and Garden Expert Larry Pfarr shows us how he does it in the video player above...

  • Inside one of the Dayton's Bluff neighborhood homes Effort to Save Historic Homes in Dayton’s Bluff Neighborhood Underway

    There is a last-ditch effort to save historic homes in the Dayton’s Bluff neighborhood of St. Paul. The dilapidated homes, set to be demolished, have windows boarded up, peeling ceilings and decades’ worth of wear and tear...

  • Get Growing: Prepping Your Yard

    With the return of spring, many of you are getting back into the garden. For some ideas on how to get the best looking yard in the neighborhood,  we check in with Larry Pfarr’s for his first edition of Get Growing...

  • Community Pushes Back as Stillwater Considers Plans for Senior Housing

    A senior-living development project is in the works in Stillwater. On Tuesday night, the Stillwater City Council will hear preliminary plans for a 234-unit project called "Croix Bay." The property would stretch across 50 acres on the western edge of Stillwater...

  • City of Roseville Offers Free Boulevard Trees to Homeowners

    Roseville community members who want to do some landscaping in front of their homes can apply for a free tree. The city of Roseville received a grant from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources for up to 50 trees to be planted in boulevards and right-of-ways this spring...

  • Downtown Minneapolis Population Swells as Real Estate Market Tightens

    The population of downtown Minneapolis is up 25 percent in the last decade, according to the Downtown Council. The downtown living boom has changed the area from  a business and entertainment center into a neighborhood filled with skyscrapers. Downtown Council CEO Steve Cramer says the changes are quickly pushing the city towards a 24/7 downtown...

  • Proposal to Turn Minneapolis Grain Elevator into Apartment Complex

    The Minneapolis Heritage Preservation Commission is expected to discuss a proposed plan that would turn a grain elevator into an apartment complex. The plan is for the Bunge Midway grain elevator, located at 932 12th Ave. SE. It’s the same grain elevator where two people died while urban exploring...

  • Duluth, Perham Awarded Grants to Build Apartments for Local Workers

    Two Minnesota cities are getting a boost in funding to build new housing options. More than $1.6 million in Workforce Housing Development Program grants from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development will go to the cities of Duluth and Perham...

  • In this Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016, photo, a 'For Sale' sign hangs in front of an existing home in Atlanta. Wisconsin Home Sales Off to Strong Start in 2016

    Home sales in Wisconsin are off to a fast start this year. Sales of existing homes and the median sale price both increased 10 percent in January. The Wisconsin Realtors Association figures show there about 3,660 closings last month and the median price climbed to nearly $149,000 compared to December...

  • US Home Sales Climbed in January Despite Weaker Economy

    U.S. home sales crept upward in January, a sign that demand for housing remains strong amid signs of slower growth across the broader economy. The National Association of Realtors says sales of existing homes rose 0.4 percent last month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.47 million...

  • In this Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015, photo, an existing home for sale is shown in Roswell, Ga. US New-Home Sales Soar in December

    Americans rushed to buy new homes in December at the strongest pace in 10 months, a sign of the positive momentum carrying the housing market in 2016. The Commerce Department says new-home sales surged 10.8 percent last month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 544,000...









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