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August 26, 2017
Fall planting offers many advantages over waiting for spring. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
10 reasons to plant this fall
August 26, 2017 - 9:01am
August 20, 2017
Even small areas of a home can benefit from the aesthetic of reclaimed wood. Photo courtesy Dakota Timber Company / Special to The Forum
Local lumber: Company provides material for popular home trend
August 20, 2017 - 1:05pm
August 19, 2017
Indian Summer rudbeckia is a tall annual easily started indoor from seed. Dave Wallis / Forum News Service
As summer winds down, start planning for next year's garden
August 19, 2017 - 7:01am
Joe-Pye Weed is a hardy perennial that isn't a weed at all; it's a wildflower native to much of the United States and blooms from midsummer until fall. Special to Forum News Service
A great perennial with a bad name
August 19, 2017 - 5:52am
August 12, 2017
iris flower with rain drops on the petals
GROWING TOGETHER: Translating quirky gardening terms into English
August 12, 2017 - 7:00am
FIELDING QUESTIONS: Playing the long game with rhubarb
August 12, 2017 - 6:00am
August 5, 2017
This perennial is penstemon, which is also called beard tongue. Special to Forum News Service
Let's play name that perennial
August 5, 2017 - 8:22am
Many old-time gardening tips remain relevant today such as information in this gardening book published over 80 years ago. Dave Wallis / Forum News Service
Old yard and garden advice still valuable
August 5, 2017 - 7:44am
July 29, 2017
Rust is a fungus disease that can be controlled by pruning out the affected areas, then spraying with a fungicide. Special to Forum News Service
Fielding Questions: How to manage rust on rose bushes
July 29, 2017 - 7:39am
Don Kinzler, gardening columnist
GROWING TOGETHER: When to harvest mid-summer garden produce
July 29, 2017 - 7:15am
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
Standing tricep button
Gym-less workouts: How to exercise with little space and equipment
July 9, 2017 - 8:15am