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July 25, 2017
Nurture versus nature: Mom's life lesson
15 hours 53 min ago
July 24, 2017
Dr. Susan Mathison, Positively Beautiful columnist
Christmas already? Consider this gift-giving practice
July 24, 2017 - 9:20am
July 22, 2017
Annual flowers continue to bloom all summer if kept well fertilized and groomed. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
Growing Together: How to keep flowers flowering all summer
July 22, 2017 - 9:34am
Birdsfoot trefoil grows wild in ditches. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Yellow-flowered street-side plant identified
July 22, 2017 - 7:35am
July 19, 2017
Fruit slushesMichael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
Lost Italian: Refreshing summer slushes to to help beat the heat
July 19, 2017 - 10:08am
July 15, 2017
Lawn grass goes dormant during extended dry periods, but a small amount of moisture is eventually needed to keep crowns alive. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
Growing Together: Pulling yard and garden through dry times
July 15, 2017 - 9:17am
The circular cutouts on these rose bush leaves are made by leafcutter bees, which use them for nesting material. Special to Forum News Service
Leaf cut-outs from beneficial insect won't harm rosebush
July 15, 2017 - 8:01am
July 12, 2017
Yellow watermelon gazpacho.  Mike Krebs / Forum News Service
Watermelon has a diverse history, can be used many ways in the kitchen
July 12, 2017 - 11:57am
Pancakes with toasted coconut.
Dave Wallis / The Forum
Lost Italian: Coconut pancakes add delicious twist to breakfast
July 12, 2017 - 9:48am
July 11, 2017
Hands of mother and daughter using rolling pins together in the kitchen. Mother teaching daughter how to bake cookies for holidays. Easter baking preparation. Easter food concept. Top view.
Column: Get kids involved in the kitchen, garden
July 11, 2017 - 10:42am
Nicole Welle, Parenting Perspectives columnist
Parenting Perspectives: A 1970s summer is within reach
July 11, 2017 - 9:14am
July 9, 2017
Upland sandpiper. Illustration by Mike Jacobs.
Always in Season: Sandpiper whistle attracts attention
July 9, 2017 - 1:20pm
July 8, 2017
Bishop John Folda places a crown of flowers on Sister Margaret Mary's head at the culmination of the Mass celebrating her diamond jubilee, 60 years after her profession and final vows as a Carmelite nun. Roxane Salonen / The Forum
Faith Conversations: Nun celebrates 60 years as Carmelite
July 8, 2017 - 10:31am
Japanese Beetles, which are smaller than a dime, have recently been found in our area. They can causse devastation to a wide variety of ornamentals and food crops. Dave Wallis / The Forum
Growing Together: Our help is needed to stem Japanese beetle attack
July 8, 2017 - 10:23am
Mullein is considered an edible plant, and both flowers and leaves can be brewed into tea or eaten in salads. Special to The Forum
Fielding Questions: Whether it's a weed or edible plant depends on viewpoint
July 8, 2017 - 9:22am