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For winter storage, potatoes are best left in the ground until late September or early October. David Samson / Forum News Service
Commentary: Harvesting late summer crops
2 hours 58 min ago
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
2 hours 59 min ago
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
5 hours 13 min ago
August 11, 2018
Gardens and flowerbeds are at full throttle in August, often requiring supplemental watering. David Samson / Forum News Service
August watering is crucial for gardening success
August 11, 2018 - 6:17am
Don Kinzler identifies this tree as a black walnut. Submitted photo
Black walnut tree could provide excellent fudge
August 11, 2018 - 6:00am
August 4, 2018
A variety of blossoms fills this flower bed. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
Time to pause and enjoy the flowerbed view
August 4, 2018 - 6:45am
July 30, 2018
Interior designer Laura Wiedmann created a beautiful, calming space for singer Jordin Sparks and her new son. Kevin Sutton / Special to Forum News Service
Keep forging ahead: Minnesota native finds success as interior designer
July 30, 2018 - 8:03am
July 28, 2018
A reader in Breckenridge, Minn., wonders when he should remove this smaller trunk coming out of a 10-year-old birch tree. Special to Forum News Service
Commentary: Nipping a birch problem in the bud
July 28, 2018 - 7:26am
Hydrangea paniculata types have pyramid-shaped clusters, like those of the Pink Diamond variety, which turn from white to pink as the flowers mature. David Samson / Forum News Service
Commentary: There's a secret formula for selecting hydrangeas
July 28, 2018 - 7:13am
July 21, 2018
Install plants so the rootball soil is just covered with backfill soil and water immediately.  Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
There's still plenty of planting season left
July 21, 2018 - 6:17am
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
A reader submitted this photo of an ash tree growing in a silo west of St. Hilaire, Minn. Special to Forum News Service
Tree emerging from silo found place in sun
July 14, 2018 - 7:42am
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
Prakash Mathew of Fargo believes flowers are like people: When you invest in them, they respond beautifully. David Samson / Forum News Service
Splendid flower gardens prove our region's grow-power
July 7, 2018 - 7:20am