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Don Kinzler, Growing Together gardening columnist
Flashy fall foliage: Spice up landscaping with brilliant colors
2 hours 32 min ago
September 16, 2017
Apple trees average five years from the date of planting, depending on type.  Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
Patience is a virtue, especially in gardening
September 16, 2017 - 8:08am
Duluth Preservation Alliance tour
September 16, 2017 - 5:11am
Hydrangea paniculata has long-lasting blossoms that are useful for dried flower arrangements. Catherine Winter
Ask a Master Gardener: Common hydrangea types
September 16, 2017 - 4:03am
September 9, 2017
Jessie Fairbanks (left), 6, and Raelya Bender, 5, both of Duluth, pick tomatoes Thursday afternoon in the Gimaajii Garden at the American Indian Community Housing Organization in Duluth. The garden helps teach families living at AICHO about gardening, while also providing them with more fresh produce. (Clint Austin /
AICHO garden aims to connect people with traditional food
September 9, 2017 - 9:23am
September 8, 2017
Frost advisory issued for most of the Northland
September 8, 2017 - 3:32pm
September 7, 2017
The interplay of sun and shade on a patch of lawn creates a pattern of green grass and grass whitened by frost. (file / News Tribune)
Frost advisory issued for parts of the Northland
September 7, 2017 - 3:42pm
September 2, 2017
Power raking or core aeration is beneficial if the undecomposed thatch layer is more than one half inch thick. This grass plug shows very little thatch accumulation. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Prime lawn care season begins Labor Day
September 2, 2017 - 8:01am
Deal with slugs early, so their numbers don't increase in your garden.
Ask a Master Gardener: Dealing with slugs
September 2, 2017 - 5:40am
August 31, 2017
Frost advisory issued for parts of the Northland
August 31, 2017 - 4:21pm
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
Duluth Poet Laureate Ellie Schoenfeld (left) and former Poet Laureate Deb Cooper, walk along a section of trail in Hartley Park on Thursday afternoon. Schoenfeld is dedicating a wildflower trail in honor of poet Connie Wanek on Saturday from 2-4 p.m. The trail will feature posted excerpts from Wanek's work. “Connie’s work will be a legacy," said Schoenfeld, adding that she hopes the trail blends Wanek’s work with the physical space of Hartley. Bob King /
Poetry trail: Hartley Nature Center establishes Connie Wanek Wildflower Trail in honor of poet's work
August 26, 2017 - 4:13am
Oriental lilies are heavily scented and bloom later, usually in August.
Ask a Master Gardener: Know your lilies
August 26, 2017 - 3:20am
August 25, 2017
Claire Baglien, coordinator of the Gandhi Mahal Interfaith Garden. (Kim Palmer/Minneapolis Star Tribune/TNS)
Experimental garden has many stakeholders
August 25, 2017 - 2:12pm
August 20, 2017
Glensheen head gardener Emily Ford in one of the estate’s gardens. Steve Kuchera /
Emily Ford combines history, science and design in her role as Glensheen Mansion’s head gardener
August 20, 2017 - 2:07pm