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October 27, 2018
What is the low temperature threshold for picking late season apples? Today's quiz has the answer. David Samson / Forum News Service
Test your green thumb IQ with this gardening quiz
October 27, 2018 - 6:30am
October 20, 2018
Don Kinzler identifies the greenish-gray gourd at the front of this photo as heirloom squash, likely the Jarrahdale variety. Submitted photo
Heirloom squash identified, is it too late to plant bulbs and more
October 20, 2018 - 9:02am
October 13, 2018
Don Kinzler identifies this mystery vegetable as yellow eggplant. Submitted photo
What's this mysterious yellow vegetable, when to transplant shrubs and more
October 13, 2018 - 8:02am
October 6, 2018
The best way to prune hydrangeas depends on the type, such as this Hydrangea arborescens type, left, or this Hydrangea paniculata type with pyramid-shaped flower clusters, right. Special to Forum News Service
Spring is better for hydrangea pruning
October 6, 2018 - 8:00am
September 29, 2018
The main horizontal limb on this Haralson apple tree broke halfway through under the heavy load of apples. Special to Forum News Service
Preventing apple tree breakage, how to save zinnia seeds and more
September 29, 2018 - 7:27am
September 22, 2018
Don Kinzler says this reader-submitted photo shows common buckthorn, an invasive species that's toxic to humans. Submitted photo
Berries of invasive species toxic to humans, how to cut back lilacs and more
September 22, 2018 - 6:00am
September 15, 2018
Don Kinzler identifies this reader-submitted photo as Silver Buffaloberries. Submitted photo
Berries identified as edible, a rosebush hasn't ever bloomed and more
September 15, 2018 - 7:56am
September 8, 2018
Don Kinzler identifies this volunteer flower as Nicandra physalodes, known simply as Nicandra or apple-of-Peru. Submitted photo
Trumpet-shaped volunteer flower identified
September 8, 2018 - 7:32am
September 1, 2018
A before-and-after view of how a Fargo resident's Autumn Blaze maples look after treating for iron chlorosis. Submitted photo
Commentary: Photos show improvement after maple treated for iron deficiency
September 1, 2018 - 8:49am
August 25, 2018
West Fargo resident BeAnn Canton sent in this photo to show the success she's had in attracting monarch caterpillars after planting milkweed two years ago. Special to Forum News Service
Gardener successfully attracts monarchs with milkweed
August 25, 2018 - 6:54am
August 18, 2018
Kathy Greener, of Fargo, wonders what kind of weed is responsible for this flower. Special to Forum News Service
Commentary: A weed in sheep's clothing
August 18, 2018 - 7:13am
Gary Lindberg explains that every rock was hand-placed in the gabion walls around his home. Lindberg made the cages that hold the stones. Tyler Schank / tschank@duluthnews.com
Landscaping in the Northland: the final touch
August 18, 2018 - 5:00am
August 11, 2018
What to do with all those peak summer tomatoes, from tiny cherries to giant heirlooms.  Photo by Tom McCorkle for The Washington Post. Food styling by The Washington Post's Amanda Soto.
What to do with all those peak summer tomatoes, from tiny cherries to giant heirlooms
August 11, 2018 - 9:15am
Don Kinzler identifies this tree as a black walnut. Submitted photo
Black walnut tree could provide excellent fudge
August 11, 2018 - 6:00am
Dolores McCreedy, 85, walks up a path between garden beds full of hostas. “I’m not quite 5-foot, but they come up to half my waist, and some of them are so little that they’re not bigger than a spool of thread,” she said. Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com
Esko woman tends to more than 1,000 varieties of hostas
August 11, 2018 - 5:00am
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