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May 19, 2018
Although the tops of these shrub roses were winter-killed, new growth is starting from lower, more protected branches. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
Dead or alive perennials, and how to tell
May 19, 2018 - 7:30am
Pine cones abound on this spruce tree. Special to The Forum
What do all the pine cones mean on transplanted spruce?
May 19, 2018 - 7:08am
May 12, 2018
Pinching out the central growing point of bedding plants like this salvia causes multiple side shoots to form that increase flowering. David Samson / The Forum
Old-time gardening wisdom alive and well
May 12, 2018 - 7:25am
When selecting a grass seed, look for one with Kentucky bluegrass, the species best adapted to northern climates. Special to The Forum
How to pick the best-suited grass seed
May 12, 2018 - 7:13am
May 5, 2018
Strawberries should be planted so the crown between the stems and roots is at soil level. David Samson / The Forum
Knowing how deeply to plant can make or break garden
May 5, 2018 - 7:30am
Rutabagas are a root crop that grow well in Midwestern states. Special to The Forum
Old-time rutabagas back en vogue in vegetable world
May 5, 2018 - 7:05am
April 28, 2018
Plants on apartment balconies are a great way to soften the exterior of the building by adding lush greenery. Thinkstock / Special to The Forum
A beautiful garden is possible even if you don't have a yard
April 28, 2018 - 7:32am
Aerial orchid roots are a sign the plant is happy, and it’s best to allow them to develop undisturbed. Special to The Forum
Don't worry, aerial roots on orchid are normal
April 28, 2018 - 7:05am
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 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 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