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Don Kinzler

December 15, 2017
Norfolk Pine
Always cover Norfolk Island Pine after purchase
December 15, 2017 - 8:05pm
December 8, 2017
A reader waited 22 years for this bird-of-paradise plant to bloom. Special to Forum News Service
Reader patiently waited for bird-of-paradise to bloom
December 8, 2017 - 8:05pm
Continue adding shorter branches, continuing upward in stair-step fashion. Michael Vosburg /  Forum News Service
How to turn evergreens into a Christmas centerpiece
December 8, 2017 - 6:58pm
December 2, 2017
Corn plant is a member of the Dracaena houseplant group, and they reportedly rarely flower indoors. Special to Forum News Service
Corn plant surprises reader with rare bloom
December 2, 2017 - 6:05am
November 25, 2017
The white substance on this sweet potato vine is crystallized sappy material exuding through the pores or stomata of the leaves. Special to The Forum
Crystals on sweet potato vine not insects or disease
November 25, 2017 - 9:36am
Real Christmas trees have a smaller carbon footprint than artificial trees. Special to The Forum
Real or artificial? Fascinating facts about Christmas trees
November 25, 2017 - 8:35am
November 18, 2017
Separate dahlias in the fall before storing and cut the stem apart so each tuberous root has at least one bud, or "eye." Special to Forum News Service
Divide dahlias in fall for winter storage
November 18, 2017 - 9:13am
AeroGarden Indoor Garden, $70 to $300. 
Special to Forum News Service
Great Christmas gifts for gardeners available online
November 18, 2017 - 8:00am
November 11, 2017
Most houseplants like these from Shotwell Floral and Greenhouse are native to tropical regions. David Samson / Forum News Service
How to keep houseplants pest-free
November 11, 2017 - 6:00am
Don Kinzler, Growing Together gardening columnist for The ForumMichael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
Reader's tomato plant produced whopping 357 fruits
November 11, 2017 - 5:59am
November 4, 2017
Cacti and succulents like these from baker Garden and Gift are low-maintenance houseplants.  David Samson / Forum News Service
Satisfy the gardening itch with indoor projects
November 4, 2017 - 8:41am
Ornamental grasses winter best with the tops left intact, without cutting back in the fall. Special to Forum News Service
FIELDING QUESTIONS: Wait to trim ornamental grass until next spring
November 4, 2017 - 5:30am
October 28, 2017
Today’s quiz answers the question whether freshly dug carrots and potatoes are better washed or unwashed for winter storage. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
GROWING TOGETHER: It's garden quiz time!
October 28, 2017 - 8:00am
Misshapen carrots occur when the carrot encounters an obstacle in the soil and changes growing course. Special to Forum News Service
FIELDING QUESTIONS: How do carrots end up braided?
October 28, 2017 - 7:00am
October 21, 2017
Fielding Questions: Dipladenia can be wintered successfully
October 21, 2017 - 10:29am
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