Outdoors

A low cell phone signal, a breath of fresh air, a dive into a cool lake on a humid summer afternoon and s’mores are ingredients for a perfect summer day. They are also the makings of a perfect camping trip, sans mosquitoes, of course.

Guidance from an expert designer can help you create a lovely and low maintenance landscape.

Whether you love outdoor entertaining or simply crave a tranquil garden space to unwind after a long day, creating a lovely landscape requires planning.

Lace up your running shoes and hit the trail.

Nick Landon works on a piece of clay art. Classes at Edina Art Center introduce children to a variety of media and techniques.

What are your kiddos up to this summer? Hopefully they’re enjoying a well-deserved break from the classroom, hanging out with friends, enjoying the great outdoors and brushing up on their ice-cream-eating expertise.

Mike Grube, PGA professional and adaptive golf league volunteer, at the Braemar Golf Dome.

If you head over to Braemar Golf Course on a Friday in May or June, you will find an inspiring group of 60 golfers and volunteers—all thanks to an Edina golf instructor, the late Larry Nelson.

Don’t know the difference between a perennial and an annual? Wondering whether you should use organic soil or a synthetic blend? Wait—you at least know we’re talking about gardening, right?

What happens when a longtime Edina resident combines two medieval Scottish sporting traditions on one backyard pond hockey rink? The answer is ice bowling—a sporting event that entertains 20 to 30 men on any given winter Wednesday night in Edina.
   

The distance between home plate and the pitcher’s mound is 60 feet and 6 inches, but the gap between when pitcher Rob Wassenaar’s right arm rocketed strikes and when manager Bruce Barron called the hit-and-run to lead the Edina American Legion baseball team to the 1983 state title is a much grea

If you haven’t yet heard about pickleball, you need to get hip to the fastest-growing sport in the nation. Despite its silly-sounding name, pickleball is a compelling, vigorous and altogether addictive sport.

Fitness Together in Edina is putting a different spin on group training with its PACK small group training sessions.

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