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Don Kinzler

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 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
Wait to assess winter damage on evergreens until June to see if and where growth will resume. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Dead or alive perennials, and how to tell
May 19, 2018 - 8:37am
May 12, 2018
Pinching out the centers of clematis vines doubles the growth as shown by the new sprouts. David Samson / Forum News Service
Old-time gardening wisdom alive and well
May 12, 2018 - 6:30am
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
Don Kinzler, Growing Together gardening columnist for The ForumMichael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
Knowing how deeply to plant can make or break garden
May 5, 2018 - 9:33am
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
Tomato cultivation in the vases of an urban garden on the terrace of an apartment. Stock image.
Beautiful gardens, no yard needed
April 28, 2018 - 7:58am
April 21, 2018
Harvest and storage guidelines differ various types of vegetables and fruits. David Samson / Forum News Service
The seed varieties you should plant this spring
April 21, 2018 - 8:25am
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
Don Kinzler, Growing Together gardening columnist for The Forum. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Extended winter provides extra pruning time for gardeners
April 14, 2018 - 6:58am
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