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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
14 hours 41 min ago
Clockwise from left: Lars Wilmot, 8, of Two Harbors; Drayce Gelineau, 9, of Duluth, and Sophia Wilmot, 10, of Two Harbors; and Monroe Gelineau, 4, play on a homemade airplane at the home of Claudia and Owen Christensen north of Duluth. (Clint Austin /
At Rice Lake home, play runs in the family
16 hours 36 min ago
Bittersweet nightshade is sometimes called "deadly nightshade," but it is only mildly toxic. Photo by Catherine Winter
Ask a Master Gardener: Dealing with deadly nightshade
20 hours 15 min ago
Multiple large trees block First Street near Hawthorne in Duluth's Congdon Park neighborhood on July 21, 2016. They were toppled by high winds during an early morning storm. A collector's car (at right) was spared. Bob King /
News Tribune readers share their storm memories
22 hours 44 min ago
July 21, 2017
Purple flowers and rampant summer growth make morning glory a favorite. (Maureen Gilmer/TNS)
With morning glory, beauty is a beast
July 21, 2017 - 1:04pm
July 17, 2017
On Monday, city officials began hanging green ribbons on ash trees in Duluth as part of a public awareness campaign to combat the spread of the emerald ash borer. (Andee Erickson /
Duluth launches ash borer awareness campaign
July 17, 2017 - 11:08pm
July 15, 2017
Hydrangeas are easy to grow, dependable and beautiful. (Dreamstime/TNS)
Hydrangeas offer more variety than you think
July 15, 2017 - 10:32am
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
Paul and Debbie Laskowski live in an updated 1950s rambler in Duluth's Morley Heights neighborhood with a sweeping view of Lake Superior that will be part of the 50th annual Duluth Woman's Club Tour of Homes & Gardens on Wednesday. The home also was on the first tour in 1967. (Clint Austin /
Every room with a view: Duluth Woman’s Club tour highlights remodeled home featured 50 years ago
July 15, 2017 - 5:00am
Ask a Master Gardener: How to check, avoid lead
July 15, 2017 - 4:33am
July 8, 2017
Romans coveted fresh cut lavender to scent their leisurely bathing practices. (Maureen Gilmer/TNS)
Freshen up the garden with these 6 herbs
July 8, 2017 - 11:20am
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
Allium flowers should be cut off after they finish blooming. Submitted photo
Ask a Master Gardener: Handling spent allium plants
July 8, 2017 - 8:18am
July 7, 2017
You don't have to spend money to mulch your landscape. (Frank Espich)
How do you make your own mulch?
July 7, 2017 - 4:23pm