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July 22, 2017
Annual flowers continue to bloom all summer if kept well fertilized and groomed. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
Growing Together: How to keep flowers flowering all summer
July 22, 2017 - 9:34am
Birdsfoot trefoil grows wild in ditches. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Yellow-flowered street-side plant identified
July 22, 2017 - 7:35am
July 15, 2017
Lawn grass goes dormant during extended dry periods, but a small amount of moisture is eventually needed to keep crowns alive. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
Growing Together: Pulling yard and garden through dry times
July 15, 2017 - 9:17am
The circular cutouts on these rose bush leaves are made by leafcutter bees, which use them for nesting material. Special to Forum News Service
Leaf cut-outs from beneficial insect won't harm rosebush
July 15, 2017 - 8:01am
July 9, 2017
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Gym-less workouts: How to exercise with little space and equipment
July 9, 2017 - 8:15am
July 8, 2017
Japanese Beetles, which are smaller than a dime, have recently been found in our area. They can causse devastation to a wide variety of ornamentals and food crops. Dave Wallis / The Forum
Growing Together: Our help is needed to stem Japanese beetle attack
July 8, 2017 - 10:23am
Mullein is considered an edible plant, and both flowers and leaves can be brewed into tea or eaten in salads. Special to The Forum
Fielding Questions: Whether it's a weed or edible plant depends on viewpoint
July 8, 2017 - 9:22am
July 2, 2017
Pauline and George Economon's backyard features a babbling brook. Cody Rogness / Forum News Serviceplay button
Couple enjoys their backyard oasis featuring creek, kitchen
July 2, 2017 - 9:02am
July 1, 2017
A walker weeping caragana at a Fargo residence. Special to Forum News Service
Fielding Questions: The difference between two types of weeping caragana
July 1, 2017 - 7:54am
June 25, 2017
People attending the PiP workshop in Fargo will be able to make their own centerpiece box. Special to The Forum
From passion to profession: Minnesota DIYer brings workshops 'up north'
June 25, 2017 - 1:52pm
June 24, 2017
Damage from squirrels stripping bark. Special to Forum News Service
Why do squirrels strip tree bark?
June 24, 2017 - 7:59am
Autumn Blaze maple often struggles in heavy alkaline clay soil.
Dave Wallis / Forum News Service
What's causing all the tree troubles?
June 24, 2017 - 7:08am
June 17, 2017
Don Kinzler, gardening columnist
Fielding Questions: Leaf galls appearing on area maples
June 17, 2017 - 10:22am
Spraying to prevent damage from apple maggots, the region's most serious insect pest, should begin about June 20.Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
Growing Together: A healthy apple harvest starts with June care
June 17, 2017 - 9:21am
June 16, 2017
Ms. Simplicity: Organizing with purpose
June 16, 2017 - 10:14am
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