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One of the many decorated Christmas trees on display at the Festival of Trees in 2013 at the Fargodome. Forum News Service file photo
What you might not know about the Christmas tree
8 hours 43 min ago
November 10, 2018
A poinsettia is beginning the first stages of getting new flowers with a cluster of buds forming at the terminus of the stem. John Zvirovski / The Sun
Getting Christmas cactus, poinsettia to bloom again
November 10, 2018 - 6:59am
Prairie Rose Garden Club ends year with potluck
November 10, 2018 - 6:56am
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
Hedge balls as a spider repellent?
November 3, 2018 - 7:19am
October 27, 2018
Home is where the bus is: Family prepares for life aboard traveling house
October 27, 2018 - 2:56pm
Garlic comes in many forms including whole garlic, garlic powder and commercial minced garlic in a jar. John M. Steiner / The Sun
Yes, this is the season for garlic
October 27, 2018 - 7:12am
A reader asks Don why one white carrot grew among all these more traditional orange carrots. Special to Forum News Service
What caused one white carrot, why aren't my peonies blooming yet and more
October 27, 2018 - 6:35am
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
Squirrels enjoy gathering food from bird feeders to store for winter once food is scarce. John Zvirovski / The Sun
Watching squirrels can be entertaining
October 20, 2018 - 7:15am