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April 22, 2018
According to the EPA, the average American produces 4.4 pounds of garbage per day. Thinkstock / Special to The Forum
Valuable lessons learned from tracking garbage output at home
April 22, 2018 - 8:18am
April 21, 2018
NDSU coordinates one of the nation’s largest systems of home garden variety trials to take some of the guesswork out of deciding what to plant each year. Forum file photo
Here are the vegetable varieties you should plant this year
April 21, 2018 - 7:15am
A reader shared tips for successfully caring for amaryllis for many years. Special to The Forum
Reader shares handy amaryllis tips
April 21, 2018 - 7:13am
April 20, 2018
Cherry Frost blooms in cycles from early July through October. Photo courtesy of Julie Overom.
New hardy rose variety was 16 years in the making
April 20, 2018 - 10:30pm
April 18, 2018
Spring weather - and wetness - are coming: Tips can help homeowners prevent basement flooding, ice dams
April 18, 2018 - 8:13pm
April 15, 2018
The Crestwood Condominiums on the Spring Parade of Homes were built with buyers aged 50 and older in mind. Photo courtesy of FM Real Estate Team of Keller Williams Inspire Realty
Spring Parade of Homes features homes for families in different life stages
April 15, 2018 - 9:04am
April 14, 2018
This spring’s delay in warm weather provides extra pruning time. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
Extended winter provides extra pruning time
April 14, 2018 - 7:25am
Plants like this rubber plant should be potted in larger containers gradually. Special to The Forum
Repot recently purchased rubber plant into slightly larger container
April 14, 2018 - 7:04am
April 11, 2018
One dollar cleaning supplies that Jesse McKinley purchased at a dollar store is set up at his apartment in Albany, N.Y.  (Trevor Tondro/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Are your cleaning supplies becoming clutter themselves?
April 11, 2018 - 1:03pm
April 8, 2018
Handmade paper anemones by Livia Cetti of the Green Vase ($38 per stem, shop.thegreenvase.com).  Kate Mathis
Friends of faux: Designers embrace fake flowers
April 8, 2018 - 10:40am
Janessa Fillipi says Down Home tries to find or repurpose furnishings so recipients feel comfortable in rooms like the bedroom pictured here. Special to The Forum
New nonprofit Down Home turns transitional housing into a home for families
April 8, 2018 - 9:04am
April 7, 2018
Although winter weather is lasting longer, we can work with Mother Nature for a successful growing season. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
Never fear, gardeners, a late spring can still result in a successful growing season
April 7, 2018 - 7:45am
Braeburn apple trees aren't typically adapted to growing in this climate, but it may be possible to successful grow one by following a few care tips. Special to The Forum
Will Braeburn apple seedling survive?
April 7, 2018 - 7:10am
March 31, 2018
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Happy anniversary! Celebrating five years of columns with top garden tips
March 31, 2018 - 7:25am
An Easter Lily can be planted as an outdoor perennial. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
How to turn your Easter lily into an outdoor perennial
March 31, 2018 - 7:09am