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May 5, 2018
Strawberries should be planted so the crown between the stems and roots is at soil level. David Samson / The Forum
Knowing how deeply to plant can make or break garden
May 5, 2018 - 7:30am
Rutabagas are a root crop that grow well in Midwestern states. Special to The Forum
Old-time rutabagas back en vogue in vegetable world
May 5, 2018 - 7:05am
April 28, 2018
Plants on apartment balconies are a great way to soften the exterior of the building by adding lush greenery. Thinkstock / Special to The Forum
A beautiful garden is possible even if you don't have a yard
April 28, 2018 - 7:32am
Aerial orchid roots are a sign the plant is happy, and it’s best to allow them to develop undisturbed. Special to The Forum
Don't worry, aerial roots on orchid are normal
April 28, 2018 - 7:05am
April 27, 2018
Co-founders of the Little Free Garden Project and Ugly Food of the North include, from left, Megan Myrdal, Gia Rassier and Jeff Knight. Special to The Forumplay button
City farms? How urban dwellers are contributing to local food systems
April 27, 2018 - 9:16am
April 21, 2018
NDSU coordinates one of the nation’s largest systems of home garden variety trials to take some of the guesswork out of deciding what to plant each year. Forum file photo
Here are the vegetable varieties you should plant this year
April 21, 2018 - 7:15am
A reader shared tips for successfully caring for amaryllis for many years. Special to The Forum
Reader shares handy amaryllis tips
April 21, 2018 - 7:13am
April 15, 2018
The Crestwood Condominiums on the Spring Parade of Homes were built with buyers aged 50 and older in mind. Photo courtesy of FM Real Estate Team of Keller Williams Inspire Realty
Spring Parade of Homes features homes for families in different life stages
April 15, 2018 - 9:04am
April 14, 2018
This spring’s delay in warm weather provides extra pruning time. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
Extended winter provides extra pruning time
April 14, 2018 - 7:25am
Plants like this rubber plant should be potted in larger containers gradually. Special to The Forum
Repot recently purchased rubber plant into slightly larger container
April 14, 2018 - 7:04am
April 8, 2018
Janessa Fillipi says Down Home tries to find or repurpose furnishings so recipients feel comfortable in rooms like the bedroom pictured here. Special to The Forum
New nonprofit Down Home turns transitional housing into a home for families
April 8, 2018 - 9:04am
April 7, 2018
Although winter weather is lasting longer, we can work with Mother Nature for a successful growing season. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
Never fear, gardeners, a late spring can still result in a successful growing season
April 7, 2018 - 7:45am
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 The Forum
Will Braeburn apple seedling survive?
April 7, 2018 - 7:10am
March 31, 2018
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Happy anniversary! Celebrating five years of columns with top garden tips
March 31, 2018 - 7:25am
An Easter Lily can be planted as an outdoor perennial. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
How to turn your Easter lily into an outdoor perennial
March 31, 2018 - 7:09am
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