News Room


  • Organic Gardening Magazine, April 2010, Vol 57:3, Design Like a Pro: “Planting Personality” p. 20-21
  • Minneapolis Star Tribune, February 21, 2010, “Something Old, Something New” p. H1
  • Northern Gardener Magazine, January/February 2008, “A Simple Plan” p. 28-31
  • Midwest Home & Garden Magazine, June/July 2007, “Make Room for Rover” p. 62-67
  • Inspired House Magazine (Taunton Press), April 2006, Before & After: “A Neighborly Porch Redo” Back Cover Story
  • Minneapolis Star Tribune, April 6, 2005, “Classic Comes Home” p. H1
  • Minneapolis Star Tribune, June 25, 2003 “From Blueprint to Back Yard” p. H1
  • Minneapolis/St. Paul Magazine, May 2005 “Inspiration by Design” p. 76-77
  • Remodeling Trends Magazine, Vol. 20 No. 6, “Work of Art” p. 34-41
  • Midwest Home & Garden Magazine, February 2004, “Jewel Box” p. 43-48 (Brubaker designed and built the award-winning landscape)
  • The Travel Channel, March 2003, “Passport to Design” series. Design and installation of a Japanese Journey Garden
  • Right on the Money, C. Elaine Brubaker was interviewed by Chris Farrell for his show produced by Twin Cities Public Television
  • Southwest Journal, June 26-July 9, 2003, C. Elaine Brubaker was interviewed for “Retaining Wall Do's and Dont's” for the Summer Home Improvement Guide
  • Lavender, March 21-April 3, 2003, Cover feature article, “Brubaker Landscape's Design for Living”


Minnesota Nursery & Landscape Association Awards
Awarded Project: Residential Back Yard: Prospect Refuge, 2008
Awarded Project: Residential Back Yard: Urban Vitality, 2006
Awarded Project: Hardscapes Design: Tuscan Terraces, 2005
Awarded Project: Residential Back Yard: Colonial Classic, 2005
Awarded Project: Hardscapes Design: Arts & Craftsmanship, 2004
Awarded Project: Residential Front Yard: Crafting Community, 2004
Awarded Project: Residential Full Yard: Urban Retreat, 2004
Awarded Project: Residential Front Yard: Northwoods, 2003
Awarded Project: Residential Specialty: Japanese Style Journey Garden, 2003
Awarded Project: Residential Front Yard: Israeli Seascape Garden, 2002

St. Paul Heritage Preservation Awards
Awarded Project: Victorian Treatment on the Mississippi Bluff, May 2002

Hedberg Aggregates Awards
Natural Stone Design & Craftsmanship, 2005
Natural Stone Design & Craftsmanship, 2004

Specialty Events

AIA Homes By Architects Tour, LEED Platinum Certification, 2584 Upton Ave. South, Minneapolis, 2009

Tangletown Garden & Art Tour
Project Of Distinction: Urban Retreat, 2005

Garden Tour Center of Victims of Torture
Project Of Distinction: Italian In/Formality, 2003

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