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June 9, 2018
Well-adapated hydrangea cultivars belong to the two species Hydrangea arborescens and Hydrangea paniculata (pictured). Special to Forum News Service
Botanical names can help pick the right hydrangea
June 9, 2018 - 6:50am
June 2, 2018
Plants can be identified by searching for botanical clues. Special to The Forum
Shrub with beautiful flowers identified
June 2, 2018 - 8:30am
May 26, 2018
Although evergreen cones are often all referred to as "pine cones," it's important to properly identify evergreen types. Special to Forum News Service
Commentary: When is a pine cone not a pine cone?
May 26, 2018 - 8:20am
May 19, 2018
Pine cones abound on this spruce tree. Special to Forum News Service
What do all the pine cones mean on transplanted spruce?
May 19, 2018 - 8:51am
May 12, 2018
When selecting a grass seed, look for one with Kentucky bluegrass, the species best adapted to northern climates. Special to Forum News Service
How to pick the best-suited grass seed
May 12, 2018 - 6:03am
May 5, 2018
Rutabagas are a root crop that grow well in Midwestern states. Special to Forum News Service
Old-time rutabagas back en vogue
May 5, 2018 - 8:36am
April 28, 2018
Aerial orchid roots are a sign the plant is happy, and it’s best to allow them to develop undisturbed. Submitted image.
Aerial roots on orchid are normal
April 28, 2018 - 8:28am
April 21, 2018
A reader shared tips for successfully caring for amaryllis for many years. Special to Forum News Service
Reader shares handy amaryllis tips
April 21, 2018 - 7:05am
April 14, 2018
Plants like this rubber plant should be potted in larger containers gradually. Submitted photo
Repot recently purchased rubber plant
April 14, 2018 - 7:55am
April 7, 2018
Braeburn apple trees aren't typically adapted to growing in this climate, but it may be possible to successful grow one by following a few care tips. Special to Forum News Service
Will Braeburn apple seedling survive?
April 7, 2018 - 6:35am
March 24, 2018
You can prevent powdery mildew disease by avoiding overhead sprinkling and watering in the morning, rather than evening. Forum News Service file photo
How to prevent powdery mildew in garden
March 24, 2018 - 8:31am
March 17, 2018
Impatiens downy mildew disease has devastated impatiens in flowerbeds across the United States for the past five to 10 years. Special to Forum News Service
Hope for fighting deadly impatiens disease
March 17, 2018 - 8:21am
March 10, 2018
Although cuttings like these coleus can root in water, they produce a better root system in a mixture of sand and peatmoss. David Samson / Forum News Service
Cuttings develop healthier roots in media versus water
March 10, 2018 - 8:32am
March 3, 2018
As a cut flower, orchids in a vase can easily last from seven to 21 days, sometimes longer. Special to Forum News Service
Consider orchids for long-lasting bouquet
March 3, 2018 - 8:45am
February 24, 2018
NDSU’s red Norland potato is a popular option thanks to its smooth skin, shallow eyes, reliable yield, vigorous plants and versatility in cooking. Special to Forum News Service
NDSU potato varieties are popular garden choices
February 24, 2018 - 8:00am
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