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October 20, 2018
Across the region, many oak and walnut trees produced heavier than normal crops of acorns and nuts. David Samson / Forum News Service
Are trees foretelling a bad winter this year with all those seeds and acorns?
October 20, 2018 - 9:00am
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
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
September 1, 2018
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
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
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
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
May 26, 2018
Granular fertilizer should be cultivated in shallowly and then watered. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
How to fertilize trees, shrubs, flowers and fruits
May 26, 2018 - 8:15am
May 12, 2018
Pinching out the centers of clematis vines doubles the growth as shown by the new sprouts. David Samson / Forum News Service
Old-time gardening wisdom alive and well
May 12, 2018 - 6:30am
May 5, 2018
Don Kinzler, Growing Together gardening columnist for The ForumMichael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
Knowing how deeply to plant can make or break garden
May 5, 2018 - 9:33am
April 28, 2018
Tomato cultivation in the vases of an urban garden on the terrace of an apartment. Stock image.
Beautiful gardens, no yard needed
April 28, 2018 - 7:58am
March 31, 2018
Don Kinzler, Growing Together gardening columnist for The ForumMichael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
Celebrating five years of columns with top garden tips
March 31, 2018 - 8:45am
March 24, 2018
Combination houseplant gardens are best separated into individual plants for long-term survival. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
How to turn gift plants into long-term houseplants
March 24, 2018 - 6:25am
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