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Don Kinzler

September 23, 2016
A population of mushrooms can indicate a soil high in beneficial organic material. Pixabay / Special to The Forum
Raking, dethatching and fertilizing can help with mushroom problem
September 23, 2016 - 5:02pm
Short autumn days and cool nights trigger fall coloration in trees like these maples.Dave Wallis / The Forum
Plant your own fall color
September 23, 2016 - 11:33am
September 16, 2016
A reader photo shows an apple tree blooming in September. A fully formed apple can be seen at the lower right. Special to The Forum
In rare cases, apple trees can flower in fall
September 16, 2016 - 4:55pm
Although tulips are most common, many other fall-planted bulbs provide bright spring flowers.Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
Fall bulbs bring May flowers
September 16, 2016 - 1:08pm
September 9, 2016
Rhubarb plants can be divided and transplanted in the early spring or in September. Wikimedia Commons / Special to The Forum
Rhubarb can be relocated in spring or September
September 9, 2016 - 4:20pm
September is the best month for lawn seeding, fertilizing and weed control. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
September is the most important month for lawn care
September 9, 2016 - 1:17pm
September 7, 2016
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Potted plants, apple tree stolen from prominent gardener's yard
September 7, 2016 - 6:42am
September 2, 2016
Edema, thought to be caused by an imbalance in the plant when roots absorb water at a faster rate than water is lost through leaves, causes the tan bumps seen on this geranium leaf. Iowa State University photo / Special to The Forum
Geranium leaf bumps not caused by pests
September 2, 2016 - 4:20pm
Harvest and storage guidelines differ various types of vegetables and fruits.David Samson / The Forum
When to harvest and how to store your garden bounty
September 2, 2016 - 1:10pm
August 26, 2016
Some apple trees produce fruit on an every-other-year rotation, referred to as biennial bearing. Pixabay / Special to The Forum
Thinning out young fruit can even out apple tree production cycle
August 26, 2016 - 2:20pm
Geranium cutting should begin now to produce home grown plants for next spring.David Samson / The Forum
Next spring's geraniums begin now
August 26, 2016 - 10:59am
August 20, 2016
Apple scab, which is common in the region, is caused by a fungus that attacks both leaves and fruit. photo / Special to The Forum
Apple scab appearing on area fruit
August 20, 2016 - 5:34am
August 19, 2016
A recent severe lawnmower trunk injury will disrupt the tree's ability to transport water and nutrients.
Dave Wallis / The Forum
Tree damage reaches epidemic proportions
August 19, 2016 - 1:44pm
August 12, 2016
Aspen, a member of the poplar family, is a fast growing tree with 2 feet of growth this year.David Samson / The Forum
Coaxing young trees to speed up their growth
August 12, 2016 - 1:24pm
The wild prairie rose is North Dakota's state flower. / Special to The Forum
Spring pruning, fertilizing can reinvigorate wild prairie roses
August 12, 2016 - 9:46am