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August 20, 2017
Reclaimed wood is processed and can be stained any color to match a home's style. Photo courtesy Dakota Timber Company / Special to The Forum
Local lumber: Company provides material for popular home trend
August 20, 2017 - 8:24am
August 19, 2017
Joe-Pye Weed is a hardy perennial that isn't a weed at all; it's a wildflower native to much of the United States and blooms from midsummer until fall. Special to The Forum
A great perennial with a bad name
August 19, 2017 - 7:52am
Indian Summer rudbeckia is a tall annual easily started indoor from seed. Dave Wallis / The Forum
As summer winds down, start planning for next year's garden
August 19, 2017 - 7:31am
August 13, 2017
Morpholio Board users can upload their own photos or add inspiration from Pinterest to create a interior design mood board. Courtesy of Morpholio / Special to The Forum
9 free apps to slay home design, decor and organization
August 13, 2017 - 7:51am
August 12, 2017
Additional garden produce is being collected for distribution to local nonprofit organizations. Thinkstock / Special to The Forum
Donating extra garden produce just got easier
August 12, 2017 - 8:51am
Gardening often involves its own language. For example, irises are often called 'bulbs,' but the underground structure is accurately called a rhizome. Thinkstock / Special to The Forum
Translating quirky gardening terms into English
August 12, 2017 - 8:09am
August 5, 2017
This perennial is penstemon, which is also called beard tongue. Special to The Forum
Let's play name that perennial
August 5, 2017 - 8:08am
Though more than 80 years old, "Complete Book of Garden Magic" contains relevant information for today's gardeners. Dave Wallis / The Forum
Old yard and garden advice still valuable
August 5, 2017 - 7:45am
Scott and Carrie Keenan of Duluth stand with their granddaugher Ariena Borck, 8, of Duluth in the backyard of their Duluth home. Clint Austin / Forum News Service
Handmade creek serves as a focal point for backyard retreat
August 5, 2017 - 1:37am
July 30, 2017
Barn doors can be installed anywhere in the home, but are most popular in forgotten spaces such as laundry rooms and mud rooms. Photo courtesy of Grain Designs / Special to The Forum
From farmyard to laundry room: Barn doors move indoors
July 30, 2017 - 9:03am
July 29, 2017
Search cucumber vines carefully to avoid damaging tender stems. David Samson / The Forum
When to harvest mid-summer garden produce
July 29, 2017 - 8:01am
Rust is a fungus disease that can be controlled by pruning out the affected areas, then spraying with a fungicide. Special to The Forum
How to manage rust on rose bushes
July 29, 2017 - 7:15am
July 26, 2017
In 2017, home apps exist to design a floor plan, simulate paint colors, organize rooms and find design inspiration. Thinkstock / Special to The Forum
TELL US: What home-centric apps do you use?
July 26, 2017 - 3:45pm
July 23, 2017
While homeowners won’t typically get dollar for dollar back on a remodel, quality updates can add to home value. Thinkstock / Special to The Forum
What is your home worth? Realtors and appraiser dispel 6 myths
July 23, 2017 - 9:04am
July 22, 2017
Annual flowers continue to bloom all summer if kept well fertilized and groomed. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
How to keep flowers flowering all summer
July 22, 2017 - 8:46am