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Think contemporary. Think timeless. Think home. EPS Homes was back again with a modern all white design with Timeless Contemporary as their theme. With everything from custom cabinets to innovative built-ins and the newest finds in furniture, accessories, and lighting design. Furnishings are provided by HOM Furniture landscaping from The Garden By The Woods, and windows by Andersen Windows.  Click HERE for more details!

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Family Weekend with the Family Zone Sponsored by American Family Insurance

Visitors brought the whole gang to experience the new Family Zone sponsored by American Family Insurance! Guests can experienced bike demos, segway rides with Human on a Stick Segway Tours, took-part in children’s DIY workshops and a slew of activities to keep the little ones entertained while the adults talk shop!  Check out more details HERE!

Feature Gardens

Feature Gardens
Presented By Star Tribune

Presented by Star Tribune, seven of the most talented landscapers from all over Minnesota showcased their expertise with using “Doorway to Spring” as their inspiration and theme!  Check out more details on all 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 1,600sf feature area will showcase 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 will get budget saving tips, DIY ideas and education from local speakers and national celebrities.  Cooking presentations will have LIVE demonstrations by local chefs and media personalities for entertaining, healthy eating, and quick and easy family meals.

Kitchen Stage Sponsored by:
Cambria - countertops
Country Cabinets -cabinetry
Fresh Thyme - food
Kohler - faucet and sink
Sears Outlet - appliances


  • Paige Davis of TLC’s Trading Spaces
  •  Sara Bendrick of DIY Network's I Hate My Yard
  • Jason Cameron of DIY Network’s Man Caves, Sledge Hammer and Desperate Landscapes
Click HERE for more details!
Garden Theatre

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

Professional planters and green-thumbs-in-training alike, prepare to cultivate your gardening know-how with Minnesota’s top outdoor experts.  This spring, don’t settle for fake plants and flowers: No matter your budget, style, or size of space, our experts will provide you with tips, tricks and inspiration to help make your gardening dreams a reality. Whether in your yard or on your balcony, learn how to make your garden flourish and have your entire block green with envy!  And NEW for 2018 – the theater was on the show floor within the Featured Gardens!  Click HERE for more details and the stage schedule!

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Tiny Home Village

Builders were back for the final year for more inspiration in alternative living!  Guests were able to check out four of the latest homes from Minnesota and Wisconsin builders with Utopian Villas providing virtual tours of multiple homes! Located in Hall B.  Click HERE for more details!

Interior furnishings provided by: At Home
Fencing provided by: Midwest Fence and Manufacturing Company

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Backyard Lounge 
Sponsored by Plants & Things USA and Outdoor Innovations

Get straight to the heart of the action with a stop at the Backyard Lounge, where your favorite beverages meet the latest is 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 received the creative advantage with complementary one-to-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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step into spring sponsored by p&c outdoors

Attendees stepped right into what we've all been missing  - Spring!  Located at the very entrance of the show, you're sure to feel like Spring is right around the corner!  Check out more details HERE!

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make it, take it sponsored by denver chalks

Attendees stopped by to see how you can make a sign like this - in minutes - right at the show.  They used Chalk Couture products - including magnetic chalkboards, reusable silkscreen transfers and chalk paste.  Best part about the chalk paste?  It easily washes off with water - so, if you want, you can keep changing your sign over time!  Click HERE for more details!

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Garden Market

Some of the most requested items from attendees are garden products! They spoke, we listened and now the Garden 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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Demo Before You Reno

Are you wanting to try out all the latest products in home renovation?  Look no further than the Demo Before You Reno feature.  Exhibitors will have their products ready to test out on site and will be indicated by signage.  Click HERE to check out all the products before the show!

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Annual Plant Sale

This annual event that occured at 5:00pm on Sunday, April 8!  The show turns into a buying frenzy that guests waited for all day!