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November 17, 2018
A reader asks why this 8-year-old ponytail palm, named Dr. Seuss, has started drooping downward, even after being repotted. Submitted photo
Fielding Questions: Palm problem diagnosed, best watermelon variety and more
November 17, 2018 - 8:30am
November 3, 2018
Here's your checklist for final fall lawn and garden tasks
November 3, 2018 - 8:10am
Don Kinzler offers advice to a reader wondering if they should cut back their chrysanthemum this fall. Special to The Forum
Leave mum tops intact for winter, dormant seeding and more
November 3, 2018 - 8:10am
October 31, 2018
MASTER GARDENERS: No need to bring in the troops to fight fruit flies, fungus gnats
October 31, 2018 - 7:05am
October 28, 2018
From left: The 12th District Minnesota State Horticultural Society presented Crystal Leaf Awards to Nancy Patterson, Cass Lake; Ron Sjostrand, Shevlin; Peter Buesseler, Bemidji; Jackie Barclay, Blackduck; and Sue Lundmark, Shevlin. Not Pictured: Joy Julkowski, Park Rapids. Submitted photo.
Area gardeners receive Crystal Leaf awards
October 28, 2018 - 6:30am
October 24, 2018
MASTER GARDENERS: Protecting evergreens from winter damage
October 24, 2018 - 6:45am
October 20, 2018
Don Kinzler identifies the greenish-gray gourd at the front of this photo as heirloom squash, likely the Jarrahdale variety. Submitted photo
Heirloom squash identified, is it too late to plant bulbs and more
October 20, 2018 - 9:02am
October 17, 2018
MASTER GARDENERS: The gardener’s fall chores come early
October 17, 2018 - 7:05am
October 13, 2018
Don Kinzler identifies this mystery vegetable as yellow eggplant. Submitted photo
What's this mysterious yellow vegetable, when to transplant shrubs and more
October 13, 2018 - 8:02am
October 10, 2018
MASTER GARDENERS: How to mainstream the bees in our everyday lives
October 10, 2018 - 7:15am
October 8, 2018
Katie Pinke
The Pinke Post: Finding fashionable workwear made for women
October 8, 2018 - 6:00am
October 6, 2018
The best way to prune hydrangeas depends on the type, such as this Hydrangea arborescens type, left, or this Hydrangea paniculata type with pyramid-shaped flower clusters, right. Special to Forum News Service
Spring is better for hydrangea pruning
October 6, 2018 - 8:00am
September 29, 2018
The main horizontal limb on this Haralson apple tree broke halfway through under the heavy load of apples. Special to Forum News Service
Preventing apple tree breakage, how to save zinnia seeds and more
September 29, 2018 - 7:27am
September 26, 2018
MASTER GARDENERS: Might becoming a Master Gardener suit you?
September 26, 2018 - 7:15am
September 22, 2018
Iris are among a short list of perennials that are best cut back in fall, rather than spring. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Should perennials be cut back in fall? It depends.
September 22, 2018 - 8:38am