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June 17, 2017
Spraying to prevent damage from apple maggots, the region's most serious insect pest, should begin about June 20.Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
Growing Together: A healthy apple harvest starts with June care
June 17, 2017 - 9:21am
June 3, 2017
Water perennial and annual flowers after planting and monitor watering closely until they root in.Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
Growing Together: Taking the guesswork out of yard and garden watering
June 3, 2017 - 9:47am
May 27, 2017
Bleeding heart remains a long lived old-fashioned favorite plant. David Samson / Forum News Service
Perennial Favorites: New varieties of our favorite plants
May 27, 2017 - 6:38am
May 20, 2017
Planted specifically for pollinators, this pocket prairie flourishes. Special to The Forum.
Back to our roots: Pocket prairies serve horticultural and history
May 20, 2017 - 12:39pm
Search plant tags for key information like hardiness zone, cold tolerance and botanical name.  Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
Growing Together: Separating hardy from non-hardy when shopping trees and shrubs
May 20, 2017 - 10:29am
May 13, 2017
SunPatens like these at Shotwell Floral & Greenhouses, Fargo, grow in sun, part sun or shade. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
19 interesting plants you might want to try in your garden this year
May 13, 2017 - 9:33am
May 6, 2017
Tomatoes are America's most popular homegrown vegetable. Dave Wallis / Forum News Service
Here's how you can get tomatoes off to a fast start
May 6, 2017 - 6:11am
April 22, 2017
Well-adapted apple varieties vary in fruit size, flavor, sweetness and ripening date such as these Honeycrisp.Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
Picking apples: How to decide which variety to plant
April 22, 2017 - 9:13am
April 8, 2017
Locally owned garden centers like Baker Garden and Gift, Fargo, provide new gardeners with information and material necessary for best success. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Growing Together: Advice for new gardeners
April 8, 2017 - 7:31am
April 1, 2017
Lawn owners who opt for fewer chemicals can follow recommended guidelines for healthy lawns.Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
Growing Together: Options for healthy lawns with fewer chemicals
April 1, 2017 - 10:18am
March 18, 2017
Don Kinzler, gardening columnist
Fielding Questions: What causes cucumber fruits to curl?
March 18, 2017 - 8:49am
Preen prevents many types of weed seeds from germinating in flower beds. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
Growing Together: Better yards and gardens with less work
March 18, 2017 - 7:52am
March 11, 2017
Staking newly planted trees keeps them stable until the tree’s roots have grown outward enough to keep the tree secure. Remove the stakes from most trees after one growing season, because tree trunks become stronger if allowed to sway in the breeze. Special to The Forum
How long should spruce trees be staked?
March 11, 2017 - 8:10am
March 4, 2017
Don Kinzler, gardening columnist
Fielding Questions: Helping a split crabapple tree
March 4, 2017 - 9:40am
Don Kinzler, gardening columnist
Growing Together: Cut plants back now to improve growth
March 4, 2017 - 8:38am