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January 21, 2017
Seed catalogs inspire midwinter planning and offer thousands of varieties often unavailable esewhere. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
Tips for shopping seed catalogs
17 hours 40 min ago
Growing from a leaf cutting in an ice cream bucket to a blooming African violet takes about eight months to a year. Forum file photo
Ice cream bucket propagation for African violets
18 hours 40 min ago
January 17, 2017
Insects that burrowed into trees in China got a free ride to Minnesota when untreated logs were made into rustic furniture and shipped to the U.S. Insect experts are worried that, if the bugs escape into the wild, they could wreak havoc on Minnesota trees. Photo courtesy Minnesota Department of Agriculture
Warning: Your furniture may be infested
January 17, 2017 - 5:17pm
January 14, 2017
Rabbits can cause severe damage to the base of trees and shrubs during winter months. Do a midwinter checkup to mitigate any issues. Forum file photo
Why you need to check outdoor plants midwinter
January 14, 2017 - 7:35am
Don Kinzler is a lifelong gardener who worked as an NDSU Extension horticulturist and owned Kinzler's Greenhouse in Fargo. Read more at growingtogether.areavoices.com.
Can LED light bulbs be used for growing plants?
January 14, 2017 - 7:00am
January 7, 2017
Chlorosis in maple trees results in the leaves remaining green, while the tissue between becomes pale green or yellow. Special to The Forum
Many area maples continue to struggle
January 7, 2017 - 8:00am
Supra Pink Dianthus
All-America Selections / Special to The Forum
Award-winning flowers and vegetables for 2017
January 7, 2017 - 7:30am
December 31, 2016
As the population shifts focus from suburbs to cities, container gardens will be in high demand. David Samson / The Forum
Hot garden trends for 2017
December 31, 2016 - 8:30am
Plant damage caused by rabbits during the winter cannot be fully assessed until spring. Thinkstock / Special to The Forum
Extent of rabbit damage difficult to tell until spring
December 31, 2016 - 7:00am
December 24, 2016
The Christmas tree has been a holiday symbol for 500 years. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
GROWING TOGETHER: How nature contributes to Christmas
December 24, 2016 - 10:45am
A tree has been a Christmas symbol for 500 years. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
How nature contributes to Christmas
December 24, 2016 - 8:01am
December 23, 2016
Because poinsettias are a member of the succulent group, it’s always better to err on the dry side. Thinkstock / Special to The Forum
Chilling, watering are common causes of poinsettia problems
December 23, 2016 - 7:47pm
December 17, 2016
To maximize health benefits, homeowners should have 10 or more houseplants in 10-inch pots. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
How to improve health with houseplants
December 17, 2016 - 12:30pm
Don Kinzler is a lifelong gardener who worked as an NDSU Extension horticulturist and owned Kinzler's Greenhouse in Fargo. Read more at growingtogether.areavoices.com.
Managing a potted Christmas tree
December 17, 2016 - 11:00am
December 10, 2016
Christmas lights can be left on outdoor trees provided they aren't wrapped lightly around trunks and branches. Thinkstock / Special to The Forum
Can Christmas lights be left on outdoor trees?
December 10, 2016 - 8:30am
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