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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
Rutabagas are a root crop that grow well in Midwestern states. Special to Forum News Service
Old-time rutabagas back en vogue
May 5, 2018 - 8:36am


Stems of pussy willow have been cut and are rooting in a container of water for planting in a month. John Zvirovski / The Sun
What is propagation?
May 5, 2018 - 7:04am
May 1, 2018
Community Gardens discussed at Kiwanis
May 1, 2018 - 6:51am
April 28, 2018
Aerial orchid roots are a sign the plant is happy, and it’s best to allow them to develop undisturbed. Submitted image.
Aerial roots on orchid are normal
April 28, 2018 - 8:28am
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
Rich soils garner healthy and happy plants with a good balance of organic matter, starting as early as spring. John Zvirovski / The Sun
Healthy soils make for a healthy growing season
April 28, 2018 - 7:13am
April 26, 2018
“Financially, we are crippled. Our credit is being threatened,” said Sue Brown on April 25, 2018. “Burnell is a 70-year-old veteran and should be enjoying retirement,” she said of her husband, Burnell Brown, who has esophageal cancer. The basement walls, retaining walls and old cabin foundation of their White Bear Lake, Minn., home are poured concrete, encasing old lead batteries.  Jean Pieri / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Minn. man believes old batteries used in foundation robbed him of health, home
April 26, 2018 - 11:03am
April 21, 2018
Harvest and storage guidelines differ various types of vegetables and fruits. David Samson / Forum News Service
The seed varieties you should plant this spring
April 21, 2018 - 8:25am
Tulips are pushing up in the garden as soon as the ice and snow have melted away. John Zvirovski / The Sun
Spring has finally arrived
April 21, 2018 - 7:23am
A reader shared tips for successfully caring for amaryllis for many years. Special to Forum News Service
Reader shares handy amaryllis tips
April 21, 2018 - 7:05am
April 14, 2018
Plants like this rubber plant should be potted in larger containers gradually. Submitted photo
Repot recently purchased rubber plant
April 14, 2018 - 7:55am
Star magnolias have been seen blooming in Jamestown during the spring season right before their leaves come out. John Zvirovski / The Sun
Magnolias can pull the South northward
April 14, 2018 - 7:01am
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
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