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October 14, 2017
A well-sharpened narrow-bladed hoe glides easily through tiny weeds.
Dave Wallis / The Forum
More on winning the war on weeds
October 14, 2017 - 9:01am
September 30, 2017
Weeds needn’t diminish gardening enjoyment if we view them as a challenge to be conquered. Michael Vosburg / Forum Forum News Service
GROWING TOGETHER: How you can win the war on weeds
September 30, 2017 - 8:00am
September 23, 2017
Don Kinzler, Growing Together gardening columnist
Flashy fall foliage: Spice up landscaping with brilliant colors
September 23, 2017 - 10:38am
September 16, 2017
Apple trees average five years from the date of planting, depending on type.  Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
Patience is a virtue, especially in gardening
September 16, 2017 - 8:08am
September 2, 2017
Power raking or core aeration is beneficial if the undecomposed thatch layer is more than one half inch thick. This grass plug shows very little thatch accumulation. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Prime lawn care season begins Labor Day
September 2, 2017 - 8:01am
August 26, 2017
Fall planting offers many advantages over waiting for spring. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
10 reasons to plant this fall
August 26, 2017 - 9:01am
August 19, 2017
Indian Summer rudbeckia is a tall annual easily started indoor from seed. Dave Wallis / Forum News Service
As summer winds down, start planning for next year's garden
August 19, 2017 - 7:01am
August 12, 2017
iris flower with rain drops on the petals
GROWING TOGETHER: Translating quirky gardening terms into English
August 12, 2017 - 7:00am
August 5, 2017
Many old-time gardening tips remain relevant today such as information in this gardening book published over 80 years ago. Dave Wallis / Forum News Service
Old yard and garden advice still valuable
August 5, 2017 - 7:44am
July 29, 2017
Don Kinzler, gardening columnist
GROWING TOGETHER: When to harvest mid-summer garden produce
July 29, 2017 - 7:15am
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
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
July 8, 2017
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
June 24, 2017
Autumn Blaze maple often struggles in heavy alkaline clay soil.
Dave Wallis / Forum News Service
What's causing all the tree troubles?
June 24, 2017 - 7:08am
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