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December 12, 2018
The Geminids will appear to radiate from near Castor in Gemini (yellow star symbol). The position of Comet Wirtanen is also marked. Observers watching from dark skies will see the comet without optical aid. Stellarium with additions by Bob King.
Look up: Geminid meteor shower on display Dec. 13
December 12, 2018 - 10:28pm
December 1, 2018
Flocked trees have the appearance of freshly fallen snow like this collection from Baker Garden & Gift in Fargo. David Samson / Forum News Service
Growing Together: Making the choice between real and artificial Christmas trees
December 1, 2018 - 7:30am
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Fielding Questions: An ailing spruce, adding ashes to soil and more
December 1, 2018 - 6:30am
November 24, 2018
Growing Together: Introducing the 2019 Growing Together Gardening Calendar
November 24, 2018 - 5:00am
November 10, 2018
Don Kinzler identifies this vine as Virginia creeper, whose botanical name is Parthenocissus quinquefolia. Special to Forum News Service
Vine identified, how to protect junipers and more
November 10, 2018 - 6:02am
Research shows trees communicate by sending underground electrical impulses and above-ground hormones or chemicals. File photo / Forum News Service
Are trees communicating? Research says yes.
November 10, 2018 - 6:01am
November 3, 2018
Here's your checklist for final fall lawn and garden tasks
November 3, 2018 - 8:10am
Don Kinzler offers advice to a reader wondering if they should cut back their chrysanthemum this fall. Special to The Forum
Leave mum tops intact for winter, dormant seeding and more
November 3, 2018 - 8:10am
October 27, 2018
Home is where the bus is: Family prepares for life aboard traveling house
October 27, 2018 - 2:56pm
What is the low temperature threshold for picking late season apples? Today's quiz has the answer. David Samson / Forum News Service
Test your green thumb IQ with this gardening quiz
October 27, 2018 - 6:30am
October 20, 2018
Don Kinzler identifies the greenish-gray gourd at the front of this photo as heirloom squash, likely the Jarrahdale variety. Submitted photo
Heirloom squash identified, is it too late to plant bulbs and more
October 20, 2018 - 9:02am
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 13, 2018
Research has shown that mulching leaves back into the lawn makes healthier turf as opposed to raking leaves away. David Samson / Forum News Service
Leave the leaves for a healthier lawn
October 13, 2018 - 8:18am
Don Kinzler identifies this mystery vegetable as yellow eggplant. Submitted photo
What's this mysterious yellow vegetable, when to transplant shrubs and more
October 13, 2018 - 8:02am
October 2, 2018
Pictured is a 6,500-square-foot home being built at the corner of Oxford Street and Crailsheim Drive on the GreatLIFE golf course. (Karl Evers-Hillstrom / The Globe)
Housing units taking shape despite heavy rains
October 2, 2018 - 9:15am
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