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July 21, 2018
Powdery mildew is a disease that causes a grayish-white coating on the foliage of peonies, lilacs, zinnias, roses, vine crops and many other plants. Submitted photo
Powdery mildew on peonies a common problem
July 21, 2018 - 6:03am
July 14, 2018
If squash are planed next to ornamental gourds, will cross-pollination affect the squash’s flavor? Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Commentary: It's gardening quiz time!
July 14, 2018 - 7:52am
July 7, 2018
NDSU’s Prairie Expedition Elm is among the elm tree cultivars that’s resistant to Dutch elm disease. Special to Forum News Service
Prairie Expedition Elm a disease-resistant, NDSU variety
July 7, 2018 - 7:25am
Carol Scharnberg tours the Duluth Rose Garden recently with her mother, Harriet Ryan. Experts will be on hand Saturday, July 14, to tour the garden and answer questions. Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com
Lake Superior Rose Society prepares for annual Rose Fest
July 7, 2018 - 5:00am
June 30, 2018
Nicole Welsch asks if this dipladenia plant, which wintered indoors, needs something else to bloom again. Special to Forum News Service
Overwintered dipladenia should bloom soon
June 30, 2018 - 7:48am
June 23, 2018
Ann Fryberger, who maintains the Unitarian church foyer garden, takes a break at her favorite spot in the garden next to the waterfall. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com
Unitarian church takes natural approach to rid bugs from indoor garden
June 23, 2018 - 5:00am
June 22, 2018
Plum pockets, caused by the Taphrina fungus, led to this young plum tree developing deformed fruits. Special to Forum News Service
'Plum pockets' could be cause of browning fruit
June 22, 2018 - 12:21pm
In late June, after soil has warmed, mulch tomato plants to conserve moisture, control weeds and prevent blossom end rot. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
June's busy for gardening enthusiasts
June 22, 2018 - 12:19pm
June 16, 2018
The odd-looking growths on this cedar are the spore-producing bodies from a fungal disease called cedar apple rust. Submitted photo
Unusual, slimy growths on cedar identified
June 16, 2018 - 8:14am
A Japanese beetle on a leaf. Thinkstock photo
As emerald ash borer beetle approaches, an update on invasive insects
June 16, 2018 - 8:13am
June 9, 2018
Well-adapated hydrangea cultivars belong to the two species Hydrangea arborescens and Hydrangea paniculata (pictured). Special to Forum News Service
Botanical names can help pick the right hydrangea
June 9, 2018 - 6:50am
Love of gardening transforms work into a pleasant pastime. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Commentary: Taking 'work' out of yardwork
June 9, 2018 - 6:02am
June 2, 2018
Plants can be identified by searching for botanical clues. Special to The Forum
Shrub with beautiful flowers identified
June 2, 2018 - 8:30am
Iris, named after the goddess of the rainbow, have a wider range of available colors than any other perennial. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Commentary: The magnificent perennial named iris
June 2, 2018 - 8:25am
May 26, 2018
Although evergreen cones are often all referred to as "pine cones," it's important to properly identify evergreen types. Special to Forum News Service
Commentary: When is a pine cone not a pine cone?
May 26, 2018 - 8:20am