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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 13, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

The Sperry House in Willmar was refurbished to its original Victorian-era style before it opened to the public decades ago.The Kandiyohi County Historical Society will be celebrating the Sperry House’s 125 years this weekend.
Celebrating the Sperry House's 125 years: Tours and activities of era slated Saturday in Willmar
July 13, 2018 - 7:59am
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
June 30, 2018
Nicole Welsch asks if this dipladenia plant, which wintered indoors, needs something else to bloom again. Special to Forum News Service
Overwintered dipladenia should bloom soon
June 30, 2018 - 7:48am
Don Kinzler, Growing Together gardening columnist for The ForumMichael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
Mystery of the murdered tree, five years later
June 30, 2018 - 7:45am
June 24, 2018
Holly Chapple lays out and inspects each flower that goes into a bridal bouquet, while working in her floral design studio in Loudoun County, Virginia. Jennifer Heffner for The Washington Post
Instagrammers love this self-taught florist. Now the industry is finally catching on.
June 24, 2018 - 10:47am
June 22, 2018
Plum pockets, caused by the Taphrina fungus, led to this young plum tree developing deformed fruits. Special to Forum News Service
'Plum pockets' could be cause of browning fruit
June 22, 2018 - 12:21pm
In late June, after soil has warmed, mulch tomato plants to conserve moisture, control weeds and prevent blossom end rot. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
June's busy for gardening enthusiasts
June 22, 2018 - 12:19pm
June 17, 2018
Nick and Ashlea Garrison paint their new home in Dayton's Bluff in St. Paul on Wednesday, June 13, 2018. Jean Pieri / St. Paul Pioneer Press
First-time homebuyers should get pre-approved, expect quick process
June 17, 2018 - 6:45am
June 16, 2018
The odd-looking growths on this cedar are the spore-producing bodies from a fungal disease called cedar apple rust. Submitted photo
Unusual, slimy growths on cedar identified
June 16, 2018 - 8:14am
A Japanese beetle on a leaf. Thinkstock photo
As emerald ash borer beetle approaches, an update on invasive insects
June 16, 2018 - 8:13am
June 10, 2018
Tammy Swift, columnist
Swift's tale of the sisterhood of the traveling couch
June 10, 2018 - 9:33am
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American Dream sweet corn is perfect fresh, roasted, grilled, canned or frozen.
And the All American Selection winners are ...
June 10, 2018 - 7:56am
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