Outdoors

Buckthorn, Invasive Weed, Battling Buckthorn, Woodbury

Woodbury gardeners tackle the invasive weed.

An adventure-filled afternoon at Carver Lake Park, hosted by the city of Woodbury, offered kids and adults the chance to build a cool vehicle out of LEGOs, learn the basic skills of archery, tackle the skills of fishing, and enjoy making s’mores at a bonfire.

The Polar Plunge

This photo took second place in the Activities & Events category of our 2018 Focus on Woodbury photo contest.

Teacher, father, seasoned river veteran, businessman: owner of River Guide Kayaks Mike Kealy is a little bit of all of these, and more. “I try to get out on the [Kinnickinnic] river every month of the year,” he says. Yes, that’s right, in January and February, too.

From outdoor kitchens made for use year-round to play places constructed for adults and children alike, recent patio trends mean families can use their outdoor living spaces well into the fall.

Woodbury Kids is helping to encourage families to get out and play this summer.

Improving the health of the community is the goal of Woodbury Thrives, an initiative promoting physical, spiritual, financial and emotional well-being.

Ojibway Park, one of Woodbury’s oldest parks and the site of Woodbury Days, will be undergoing improvements this summer.

Whether homeowners prefer a landscape of clean lines with lush grass and expertly trimmed, regal shrubs, or bright pops of color from rows of flowers, one thing is consistent—a yard is a sanctuary.

Ah, the games of summer: Polesh...ladder golf...KanJam?

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