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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
August 19, 2017
Indian Summer rudbeckia is a tall annual easily started indoor from seed. Dave Wallis / Forum News Service
As summer winds down, start planning for next year's garden
August 19, 2017 - 7:01am
Marcie Kalenda sits in her shade garden patio surrounded by yard art pieces. The yard looks like a small park, complete with shade gardens under trees in the front yard and a quiet little patio surrounded by pink petunias. Jamie Lund /
Flowers, veggies and Wilbur: Even the trees have character in Marcie Kalenda’s Cloquet garden
August 19, 2017 - 5:00am
Japanese knotweed spreads aggressively and can grow to 10 feet tall. Photo by Catherine Winter
Ask a Master Gardener: How to tackle Japanese knotweed - it's worth it
August 19, 2017 - 3:48am
August 12, 2017
iris flower with rain drops on the petals
GROWING TOGETHER: Translating quirky gardening terms into English
August 12, 2017 - 7:00am
Ask a Master Gardener: Iris care
August 12, 2017 - 3:43am
August 5, 2017
Many old-time gardening tips remain relevant today such as information in this gardening book published over 80 years ago. Dave Wallis / Forum News Service
Old yard and garden advice still valuable
August 5, 2017 - 7:44am
Ask a Master Gardener: How to find local gardening info
August 5, 2017 - 3:47am
August 4, 2017
Rather than spend more money on succulents or a second fiddle-leaf fig, consider air plants, the succulent-like plant topping ProFlowers’ list of “plants you can’t kill.” (Dreamstime)
Consider air plants - you can't kill them
August 4, 2017 - 1:42pm
July 29, 2017
Don Kinzler, gardening columnist
GROWING TOGETHER: When to harvest mid-summer garden produce
July 29, 2017 - 7:15am
Scott and Carrie Keenan of Duluth stand with their granddaughter Ariena Borck, 8, of Duluth in the backyard of their Duluth home.  (Clint Austin /
Handmade creek serves as a focal point to Duluth backyard retreat
July 29, 2017 - 5:59am
July 28, 2017
Molly Haugen (left) and Deb Hays examine a pond containing koi at one of the gardens on Sunday’s tour. Steve Kuchera /
Photo essay: Touring great gardens
July 28, 2017 - 5:45am
July 24, 2017
Tractor Supply Co. has announced it will be building a store at the site of the former Kmart at the Thunderbird Mall in Virginia. (Mark Sauer / Mesabi Daily News)
Tractor Supply Co. plans Virginia store
July 24, 2017 - 8:08pm
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
July 22, 2017 - 9:34am
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
July 22, 2017 - 7:39am