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November 10, 2018
Research shows trees communicate by sending underground electrical impulses and above-ground hormones or chemicals. File photo / Forum News Service
Are trees communicating? Research says yes.
November 10, 2018 - 6:01am
October 20, 2018
Across the region, many oak and walnut trees produced heavier than normal crops of acorns and nuts. David Samson / Forum News Service
Are trees foretelling a bad winter this year with all those seeds and acorns?
October 20, 2018 - 9:00am
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 1, 2018
A before-and-after view of how a Fargo resident's Autumn Blaze maples look after treating for iron chlorosis. Submitted photo
Commentary: Photos show improvement after maple treated for iron deficiency
September 1, 2018 - 8:49am
August 11, 2018
Don Kinzler identifies this tree as a black walnut. Submitted photo
Black walnut tree could provide excellent fudge
August 11, 2018 - 6:00am
August 4, 2018
Don Kinzler identified this reader-submitted photo as yellow chokecherries, which occasionally grow among the more common type of chokecherries. Submitted photo
Commentary: Berry mystery unraveled
August 4, 2018 - 8:06am
August 1, 2018
MASTER GARDENERS: Be on the lookout for tree diseases
August 1, 2018 - 8:15am
July 28, 2018
A reader in Breckenridge, Minn., wonders when he should remove this smaller trunk coming out of a 10-year-old birch tree. Special to Forum News Service
Commentary: Nipping a birch problem in the bud
July 28, 2018 - 7:26am
July 21, 2018
Install plants so the rootball soil is just covered with backfill soil and water immediately.  Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
There's still plenty of planting season left
July 21, 2018 - 6:17am
Powdery mildew is a disease that causes a grayish-white coating on the foliage of peonies, lilacs, zinnias, roses, vine crops and many other plants. Submitted photo
Powdery mildew on peonies a common problem
July 21, 2018 - 6:03am
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
June 30, 2018
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
May 26, 2018
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
July 25, 2017
This black willow tree in Marine on St. Croix was determined in June 2017 to be the largest tree of its kind in Minnesota. (Courtesy of Minnesota Department of Natural Resources)
Marine on St. Croix willow is 26 feet around and the biggest in Minnesota
July 25, 2017 - 12:50pm
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