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October 14, 2018
Tammy Swift, Forum columnist.
When visiting Mom's house, prepare for prehistoric appliances
October 14, 2018 - 8:33am
October 13, 2018
Jon Hinkel puts a typeset form into an old C&P platen printing press to make impressions. Bob King /
Duluth printer surrounds himself with the tools of his lifelong trade
October 13, 2018 - 5:00am
Hydrangea flowers are easy to dry for long-lasting bouquets. (Photo by Becky Urbanski.)
Ask a Master Gardener: Dry hydrangea flowers for color all winter long
October 13, 2018 - 5:00am
October 7, 2018
Dave Schaeffer (from left); Liesl Cope-Schaeffer, 12; Jodie Cope; James Cohen, 4; Carley Cohen; and John Cohen, 2; all of Duluth, stand at the Little Free Library at the Cope-Schaeffer home in Duluth. Clint Austin /
Opening the door to reading: People love their Little Free Libraries
October 7, 2018 - 5:00am
October 6, 2018
A true white grub, Phyllophaga species. Credit:
Ask a Master Gardener: Something ate my potatoes
October 6, 2018 - 5:00am
September 29, 2018
Tuberous begonias must go into dormancy over the winter.  (Photo by Catherine Winter)
Ask a Master Gardener: This year's begonias can bloom again next year
September 29, 2018 - 5:00am
Shawn Callahan stands in front of the 1,200-square-foot, two-bedroom barn rental on the 13 acres of the Green Gate Lodge. He combined two barns on the property into one building he rents out. David Ballard Photography / For the News Tribune
Green Gate Resort brings sustainable, handcrafted history to Iron Range lodging
September 29, 2018 - 5:00am
September 22, 2018
Small ponds can create beautiful areas of interest to gardens, but the plants require special care over the winter. File / News Tribune
Ask a Master Gardener: Overwintering water gardens
September 22, 2018 - 5:00am
Paul Wolfe of Hermantown looks over the giant pumpkin in his family's garden that he is growing. The pumpkin currently weight about 75 pounds. The 9-year-old is hoping to grow a pumpkin that weighs over 800 pounds one day. Clint Austin /
Boy's pumpkin dream is no pie in the sky
September 22, 2018 - 5:00am
September 15, 2018
Ask a Master Gardener: Replace invasive tansy with native flowers
September 15, 2018 - 5:00am
September 9, 2018
Built originally in 1890 as a city water intake station, the brick cottage sits close to the water's edge, enforced with a 6-foot-thick foundation, steel plates to deflect the waves and storm shutters that can be lowered when strong waves spray the house. Tyler Schank /
A Congdon cottage: Duluth Preservation Alliance historic properties tour includes lakeside gem
September 9, 2018 - 5:00am
September 8, 2018
Granular fertilizer and a liquid weed killer will work better on lawns than "weed-and-feed" applications. Getty Images
Ask a Master Gardener: Weed-and-feed not the best bet for a healthy lawn
September 8, 2018 - 5:00am
September 1, 2018
Sedum is a great source of mid-summer and fall nectar for bees and butterflies. Photo by Gary Kruchowski
Ask a Master Gardener: Wait until spring to move sedum
September 1, 2018 - 5:00am
August 29, 2018
Blogger, decorator and product stylist Holli Rodrigues decorated her patio with a hanging egg chair and shared it on her blog, Bees N' Burlap.   Holli Rodrigues
A cool chair that will make everyone want to swing by
August 29, 2018 - 12:43pm
August 25, 2018
Yvonne Pilcher, who has worked at Denny's Ace Hardware for many years, describes the different types of brushes and rollers available for any painting project. Bob King /
Paint experts offer tips, from color to application
August 25, 2018 - 5:00am