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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
Canada Blooms rose flowers repeatedly throughout summer even after a light fall frost. David Samson / Forum News Service
(Not necessarily) the last rose of summer
October 6, 2018 - 8:00am
September 22, 2018
Iris are among a short list of perennials that are best cut back in fall, rather than spring. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Should perennials be cut back in fall? It depends.
September 22, 2018 - 8:38am
September 15, 2018
Lisianthus with its rose-like blossoms is a truly unique annual flower. David Samson / Forum News Service
Headline offers another chance to tout region's gardening
September 15, 2018 - 8:14am
September 8, 2018
Potted moms sold in fall are meant to be seasonal decorations and aren’t usually the varieties recommended for northern perennial gardens. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Mum's the word: Fall favorite can be perennial, even up here
September 8, 2018 - 9:31am
Don Kinzler identifies this volunteer flower as Nicandra physalodes, known simply as Nicandra or apple-of-Peru. Submitted photo
Trumpet-shaped volunteer flower identified
September 8, 2018 - 7:32am
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 18, 2018
Kathy Greener, of Fargo, wonders what kind of weed is responsible for this flower. Special to Forum News Service
Commentary: A weed in sheep's clothing
August 18, 2018 - 7:13am
August 11, 2018
Gardens and flowerbeds are at full throttle in August, often requiring supplemental watering. David Samson / Forum News Service
August watering is crucial for gardening success
August 11, 2018 - 6:17am
August 4, 2018
A variety of blossoms fills this flower bed. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
Time to pause and enjoy the flowerbed view
August 4, 2018 - 6:45am
July 28, 2018
Hydrangea paniculata types have pyramid-shaped clusters, like those of the Pink Diamond variety, which turn from white to pink as the flowers mature. David Samson / Forum News Service
Commentary: There's a secret formula for selecting hydrangeas
July 28, 2018 - 7:13am
July 21, 2018
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
Prakash Mathew of Fargo believes flowers are like people: When you invest in them, they respond beautifully. David Samson / Forum News Service
Splendid flower gardens prove our region's grow-power
July 7, 2018 - 7:20am
June 30, 2018
Nicole Welsch asks if this dipladenia plant, which wintered indoors, needs something else to bloom again. Special to Forum News Service
Overwintered dipladenia should bloom soon
June 30, 2018 - 7:48am