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October 20, 2018
Across the region, many oak and walnut trees produced heavier than normal crops of acorns and nuts. David Samson / Forum News Service
Are trees foretelling a bad winter this year with all those seeds and acorns?
October 20, 2018 - 9:00am
October 19, 2018
Pulverized leaves will filter into the lawn, adding nutrients, conserving moisture and reducing weeds. David Samson / Forum News Service
GROWING TOGETHER: Leave the leaves for a healthier lawn
October 19, 2018 - 11:52am
October 13, 2018
Campfire rose, a winter-hardy Canadian shrub rose, blooms repeatedly with ever-changing, multi-colored flowers. David Samson / Forum News Service
GROWING TOGETHER: (Not necessarily) the last rose of summer
October 13, 2018 - 4:00pm
October 3, 2018
COMMENTARY: Park Rapids should adopt Indigenous People's Day
October 3, 2018 - 1:00pm
September 29, 2018
Outdoor container plants like mandevilla can be wintered indoors and returned to decks and patios in the spring. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
GROWING TOGETHER: No need to let go of potted plants this winter
September 29, 2018 - 11:40am
September 27, 2018
Daylilies are best cut back each fall after a light frost. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
GROWING TOGETHER: Should perennials be cut back in fall? It depends.
September 27, 2018 - 4:56pm
August 31, 2018
This lawn was seeded Sept. 2017 and shows the greater success of fall seeding. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
GROWING TOGETHER: Want some good grass? Seed in September
August 31, 2018 - 12:27pm
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
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
June 25, 2018
Don't worry about the kids -- they're doing just fine
June 25, 2018 - 7:08am
June 2, 2018
Granular fertilizer should be cultivated in shallowly and then watered. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
GROWING TOGETHER: How to fertilize trees, shrubs, flowers and fruits
June 2, 2018 - 11:20am
May 23, 2018
A turkey burger patty stuffed with peppers is stacked with lettuce, onion, tomato, pickles, chili cheddar cheese and is served on a toasted bun with special sauce. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Fire up the grill for Memorial Day
May 23, 2018 - 7:15am
May 16, 2018
Strawberries and blueberries are arranged to resemble the flag of Norway. David Samson / Forum News Service
Celebrate Syttende Mai with Norwegian cream layer cake
May 16, 2018 - 9:50am
May 5, 2018
Tomatoes are best planted deeply after removing the lowest leaves. David Samson / Forum News Service
Knowing how deeply to plant can make or break garden
May 5, 2018 - 2:00pm
May 2, 2018
Grilled salmon tacos with corn tortillas are garnished with salsa made with avocado, grilled corn and cucumber. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Salmon tacos and avocado salsa a mouth-watering combo
May 2, 2018 - 7:45am
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