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ASK A MASTER GARDENER: Caring for lady’s slippers
1 hour 2 min ago
March 18, 2017
Don Kinzler, gardening columnist
Fielding Questions: What causes cucumber fruits to curl?
March 18, 2017 - 8:49am
Preen prevents many types of weed seeds from germinating in flower beds. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
Growing Together: Better yards and gardens with less work
March 18, 2017 - 7:52am
Ask a Master Gardener: Caring for a Meyer lemon tree
March 18, 2017 - 4:00am
March 12, 2017
SNAP=Ed nutrition educator Samantha Barron and Jodi Perry of the Pine River Area Food Shelf show just some of the seeds that will be available at the new Pine River seed library. Travis Grimler / Forum News Service
At this central Minn. library, they're checking out seeds as well as books
March 12, 2017 - 10:00am
March 11, 2017
Staking newly planted trees keeps them stable until the tree’s roots have grown outward enough to keep the tree secure. Remove the stakes from most trees after one growing season, because tree trunks become stronger if allowed to sway in the breeze. Special to The Forum
How long should spruce trees be staked?
March 11, 2017 - 8:10am
Ask a Master Gardener: Caring for an oxalis (shamrock plant)
March 11, 2017 - 5:04am
March 10, 2017
Grown from leaf cuttings potted at the same time in the same-sized pot, the African violet on the left received attentive care. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Little things make a big difference with gardening
March 10, 2017 - 2:05pm
March 4, 2017
Trilliums bloom near Devils Elbow along the Tunnel of Trees, a scenic route along Lake Michigan. Bob DeMay / Akron Beacon Journal / TNS
Earthworms lose their good-guy luster as they threaten forest floors
March 4, 2017 - 11:05am
Don Kinzler, gardening columnist
Fielding Questions: Helping a split crabapple tree
March 4, 2017 - 9:40am
Don Kinzler, gardening columnist
Growing Together: Cut plants back now to improve growth
March 4, 2017 - 8:38am
Ask a Master Gardener: Feel free to start seeds in a big pot
March 4, 2017 - 5:28am
February 25, 2017
Seventy-five percent of U.S. households participate in gardening activities. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
GROWING TOGETHER: Gardening, the world's leading pastime
February 25, 2017 - 2:00pm
This winter’s extended warm period has coaxed some perennials to begin growing dangerously early, which might cause problems. The alternating freezing and thawing tears plant roots as the soil expands and contracts. Special to Forum News Service
Perennials potentially damaged from early-season warmup
February 25, 2017 - 7:39am
Although started at the same time, the spider plant on the left received attentive care while the plant on the right was given basic, but minimal, care. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Little things make a big difference with gardening
February 25, 2017 - 7:00am
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