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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 13, 2018
Lilacs bloom along Lake Boulevard in May. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
MASTER GARDENERS: Timing is everything in the garden
June 13, 2018 - 8:30am
June 10, 2018
Jessie Veeder, Coming Home columnist
Commentary: Even without much money, family can make us rich
June 10, 2018 - 9:15am
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
Love of gardening transforms work into a pleasant pastime. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Commentary: Taking 'work' out of yardwork
June 9, 2018 - 6:02am
June 6, 2018
MASTER GARDENERS: Liven up the garden by growing vertically
June 6, 2018 - 8:45am
June 3, 2018
Jessie Veeder's daughter helps out in the garden. Jessie Veeder / Forum News Service
Gardening season revives friendly father-daughter rivalry
June 3, 2018 - 6:53am
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
Iris, named after the goddess of the rainbow, have a wider range of available colors than any other perennial. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Commentary: The magnificent perennial named iris
June 2, 2018 - 8:25am
May 30, 2018
Hope Farley, 8, begins to dig a small hole for a plant in June 2017 at North Country Park. Three raised beds were filled with plants to create gardens that are specifically designed to support Monarch butterflies, bees, and other pollinators. (Pioneer file photo)
MASTER GARDENERS: Plant native trees and shrubs in 2018
May 30, 2018 - 8:15am
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
Granular fertilizer should be cultivated in shallowly and then watered. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
How to fertilize trees, shrubs, flowers and fruits
May 26, 2018 - 8:15am
May 23, 2018
Monarch butterfly. (Forum News Service file photo)
MASTER GARDENERS: Pollinators not limited to the bees or butterflies
May 23, 2018 - 8:15am
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
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