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March 20, 2019
A reader asks Don if this geranium should be cut down again in March. Special to The Forum
Fielding Questions: Cutting back geraniums, a rough year for rabbit damage on trees and moving rhubarb
March 20, 2019 - 11:37am
March 7, 2019
Seed-starting mix, heat mats and covered trays help seeds get off to a rapid, healthy start. David Samson / The Forum
Growing Together: The easiest flowers and vegetables to start indoors from seed
March 7, 2019 - 1:06pm
March 1, 2019
A reader was recently surprised to see their wax ivy and vinca vine were blooming. Special to The Forum
Fielding Questions: Surprise blooms, best insect control for houseplants and quackgrass in asparagus
March 1, 2019 - 2:56pm
February 20, 2019
A reader wonders if they can plan these blooming tulip bulbs in a pot. Special to The Forum
Fielding Questions: Can tulip bulbs be replanted in a pot, trying out a new hydrangea and more
February 20, 2019 - 3:15pm
February 8, 2019
Sweet peas. Wikimedia Commons / Special to The Forum
Fielding Questions: Growing sweet peas, holiday cactus dropping stem pads and more
February 8, 2019 - 3:06pm
January 14, 2019
Bridal guide now available online
January 14, 2019 - 1:13pm
January 10, 2019
Wave Carmine Velour petunia. All-America Selections / Special to The Forum
Growing Together: And the winner is... All-America Selections names top vegetables and flowers for 2019
January 10, 2019 - 3:17pm
January 3, 2019
Sharon Kuttler was recently surprising to find blossoms on her jade plant. Special to The Forum
Fielding Questions: A blooming jade plant, caring for potted lavender and starting geraniums from seed
January 3, 2019 - 11:29am
December 28, 2018
A reader asks what he can do about damage to the trunk of this apple tree that was caused by a pesky red squirrel. Special to The Forum
Fielding Questions: Squirrel-damaged tree has uphill battle to recovery and Christmas cactus just won't bloom anymore
December 28, 2018 - 2:08pm
December 27, 2018
Roses were America's most widely planted flower in 2018. Forum file photo
Growing Together: 2018 lawn and garden year in review
December 27, 2018 - 1:39pm
December 21, 2018
A red amaryllis flower. Getty Images / Special to The Forum
Fielding Questions: Amaryllis care, water types for houseplants and more
December 21, 2018 - 11:13am
December 7, 2018
Distinguishing between a Christmas and Thanksgiving cactus is easy if you know what features to look for. David Samson / The Forum
Growing Together: Is it a Christmas cactus or Thanksgiving cactus?
December 7, 2018 - 10:38am
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 30, 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 30, 2018 - 8:19am
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