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September 22, 2018
Iris are among a short list of perennials that are best cut back in fall, rather than spring. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Should perennials be cut back in fall? It depends.
September 22, 2018 - 8:38am
Don Kinzler says this reader-submitted photo shows common buckthorn, an invasive species that's toxic to humans. Submitted photo
Berries of invasive species toxic to humans, how to cut back lilacs and more
September 22, 2018 - 6:00am
September 15, 2018
Don Kinzler identifies this reader-submitted photo as Silver Buffaloberries. Submitted photo
Berries identified as edible, a rosebush hasn't ever bloomed and more
September 15, 2018 - 7:56am
September 8, 2018
Potted moms sold in fall are meant to be seasonal decorations and aren’t usually the varieties recommended for northern perennial gardens. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Mum's the word: Fall favorite can be perennial, even up here
September 8, 2018 - 9:31am
Don Kinzler identifies this volunteer flower as Nicandra physalodes, known simply as Nicandra or apple-of-Peru. Submitted photo
Trumpet-shaped volunteer flower identified
September 8, 2018 - 7:32am
September 1, 2018
A before-and-after view of how a Fargo resident's Autumn Blaze maples look after treating for iron chlorosis. Submitted photo
Commentary: Photos show improvement after maple treated for iron deficiency
September 1, 2018 - 8:49am
Choose grass seed packages that indicates 40-40 percent Kentucky bluegrass cultivars on the label. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Commentary: Want some good grass? Seed in September
September 1, 2018 - 7:18am
August 25, 2018
Quackgrass is a heavily rooted perennial. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
One ingredient is key for successful weed control
August 25, 2018 - 6:56am
West Fargo resident BeAnn Canton sent in this photo to show the success she's had in attracting monarch caterpillars after planting milkweed two years ago. Special to Forum News Service
Gardener successfully attracts monarchs with milkweed
August 25, 2018 - 6:54am
July 21, 2018
Install plants so the rootball soil is just covered with backfill soil and water immediately.  Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
There's still plenty of planting season left
July 21, 2018 - 6:17am
July 7, 2018
Prakash Mathew of Fargo believes flowers are like people: When you invest in them, they respond beautifully. David Samson / Forum News Service
Splendid flower gardens prove our region's grow-power
July 7, 2018 - 7:20am
June 30, 2018
Nicole Welsch asks if this dipladenia plant, which wintered indoors, needs something else to bloom again. Special to Forum News Service
Overwintered dipladenia should bloom soon
June 30, 2018 - 7:48am
Don Kinzler, Growing Together gardening columnist for The ForumMichael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
Mystery of the murdered tree, five years later
June 30, 2018 - 7:45am
June 2, 2018
Plants can be identified by searching for botanical clues. Special to The Forum
Shrub with beautiful flowers identified
June 2, 2018 - 8:30am
Iris, named after the goddess of the rainbow, have a wider range of available colors than any other perennial. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Commentary: The magnificent perennial named iris
June 2, 2018 - 8:25am