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May 18, 2019
Don Kinzler, Growing Together and Fielding Questions columnist. The Forum
Fielding Questions: Overwintered dipladenia, bleeding birch, covering grass seed and more
May 18, 2019 - 1:00pm
Serviceberry is among trees and shrubs that tolerate partial shade, according to University of Minnesota Extension. Credit: extension.umn.edu
Ask a Master Gardener: Serviceberry tolerates partial shade
May 18, 2019 - 4:00am
May 11, 2019
Don Kinzler, Growing Together and Fielding Questions columnist. The Forum
Fielding Questions: Is rhubarb safe to eat after a frost, can I still prune a hydrangea this spring and pinching petunias
May 11, 2019 - 1:00pm
Don Kinzler, Growing Together and Fielding Questions columnist. The Forum
Growing Together: Test your green thumb IQ with today's gardening quiz
May 11, 2019 - 7:00am
Yard waste should not be discarded in the woods. Getty Images
Ask a Master Gardener: Yard waste can harm forests
May 11, 2019 - 5:00am
May 4, 2019
A reader wonders if this plant might be purple loosestrife or lythrum, a noxious plant, but Don Kinzler believes this is instead a member of the mint family. Special to The Forum
Fielding Questions: Identifying a non-noxious plant, sod vs. seed and fertilizing tips
May 4, 2019 - 12:30pm
Don Kinzler, Growing Together and Fielding Questions columnist. The Forum
Growing Together: Hot new trees and shrubs, courtesy of NDSU's breeding program
May 4, 2019 - 7:30am
Ask a Master Gardener: Fertilizer works better than eggshells for tomatoes in pots
May 4, 2019 - 5:00am
April 27, 2019
Don Kinzler
Fielding Questions: An Easter lily rebloom, taking on plum disease and making sure rhubarb is safe to eat
April 27, 2019 - 12:01pm
Bare spots can be repaired with products containing mulch and seed, or spread seed and cover lightly with dried grass or straw. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Growing Together: How to repair a thin lawn
April 27, 2019 - 10:25am
Rabbits nibbled the bark off a burning bush in a Duluth yard. (Submitted photo)
Ask a Master Gardener: Rabbit damage appears as snow recedes
April 27, 2019 - 4:00am
April 20, 2019
Strawberries are well-adapted to our region and can be grown in both gardens and landscapes. Forum News Service file photo
How to divide a dogwood, strawberry types, Juneberries and more
April 20, 2019 - 1:08pm
To prolong bloom, remove yellow anthers immediately as each flower opens. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Growing Together: Recycle your Easter lily for a fun challenge
April 20, 2019 - 7:00am
Basil seedlings. Credit: extension.umn.edu
Ask a Master Gardener: A soilless mix works better than compost for seed starting
April 20, 2019 - 4:00am
April 13, 2019
A reader asks how far a hedge can be cut back and still survive after a long winter with plenty of snow and rabbit damage. Submitted photo
Fielding Questions: Can these winter-damaged hedges be saved, pruning shrubs and the best way to transplant rhubarb
April 13, 2019 - 1:00pm