2019 Show Features

thank you to our partners!

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EPS Homes was back with “Building a Healthy, Happy Home” as their theme.  With everything from custom cabinets to innovative built-ins and the newest finds in furniture, accessories, and lighting design, all features of the home will show attendees how to create a happy and healthy home.  Click HERE for more details!

Feature Gardens

Feature Gardens

Seven of the most talented landscapers from all over Minnesota showcased their expertise using “Lakeside Gardens” as their inspiration and theme for the year! Check out more details on each of the gardens HERE.

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Koehler & Dramm Floral Institute of Floristry Display and Workshops

Guests were wowed by floral displays and the exclusive opportunity to learn from the Koehler & Dramm Institute of Floristry through on site workshops. This feature area showcased this year’s hottest flowers, colors, styles!  Click HERE for more details!

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Main Stage Sponsored by ProSource Wholesale and Kelli Kaufer Designs

The Main Stage offered presentations revolving around remodeling, interior design, landscaping and cooking.  Attendees received budget saving tips, DIY ideas and education from local speakers and national celebrities.


  • Clint Harp of DIY Network's Wood Work
  • Brad and Heather Fox of Fox Homes and HGTV's Stay or Sell
Click HERE for more details!
Garden Theatre

Garden stage sponsored by the Minnesota State Horticultural Society and pond king water gardens

Professional planters and green-thumbs-in-training alike, prepared to cultivate their gardening know-how with Minnesota’s top outdoor experts.  Whether in your yard or on your balcony, guests learned how to make your garden flourish and have your entire block green with envy!  Click HERE for more details and the stage schedule!



Guests checked out the latest craze in the camping world, Glamping!  With tents from Snowtrekker Tents including a sauna tent from the 612 Sauna Society, guests saw why luxury camping is their next adventure!  Click HERE for more details!

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deck wars

Five local decks companies competed for the title of Deck Wars Champion.  Decks included different furniture, spas and landscaping showing attendees how they can take their decks to the next level!  Click HERE for more details!


he shed, she shed

Prod-Sheds showcased all the ways sheds can be used. Yoga studios, man caves and more, guests saw why you need one in your backyard!  Click HERE for more details!

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make it, take it sponsored by carver junk company, projects in person and denver chalks

Three local companies with interactive DIY projects were featured in this area.  Guests visited them all in the Make It, Take It area to make their very own projects!  Click HERE for more details!

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trade secrets

Want to know the tricks of the trade? This was your chance to put the experts in the hot seat! From plumbing and roofing to tiling and landscaping, get your project started, or back on track with a little help from our experts. Click HERE for more details!

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Backyard Lounge 
Sponsored by Plants & Things USA and Outdoor Innovations

Guests got straight to the heart of the action with a stop at the Backyard Lounge, where your favorite beverages meet the latest in outdoor furniture.  Located in Hall E.  Click HERE for more details!

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Ask a Designer
Sponsored by Pottery Barn

Your design questions and style doubts answered by the experts. Attendees brought photos, paint swatches and samples and you will receive the creative advantage with complementary one-on-one, 15-minute consultations with the industry’s top design professionals from Pottery Barn. Your home will never be a design disaster again.  Click HERE for more details!

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upcycle challenge:
garden edition

Upsy-Daisy upcycled reused items from the Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity ReStore to create one-of-a-kind pieces in the Garden Edition challenge. All pieces were auctioned off at the show with the proceeds benefitting the ReStore.  Click HERE for more details!

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Garden + Outdoor Market

Some of the most requested items from attendees are garden products! They spoke, we listened and now the Garden + Outdoor Market was available for all the latest in flowers, plants and garden décor to take yards from dull and drab to bright and beautiful.  Check out more details HERE!

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Annual Plant Sale

This annual event started at 5:00pm on Sunday, March 3!  The show turned into a buying frenzy that guest wait for all day!  Click HERE for more details!