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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
Kate Roscoe takes advantage of mild temperatures Friday to do yard cleanup in southeast Jamestown. John M. Steiner / The Sun
Yard cleanup
October 20, 2018 - 6:33am
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
Blooming kale looks its best in the garden during the cold weather of fall, as seen here Oct. 1. Take stock of the activity in the garden and document any project ideas now, so you can make a solid plan during winter for the future. John Zvirovski / The Sun
Take notes in the garden today
October 13, 2018 - 6:56am
October 6, 2018
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
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
Geraniums grow amazingly well in the garden and can easily be dug up and brought indoors for the winter months. John Zvirovski / The Sun
Try wintering over geraniums until spring
October 6, 2018 - 7:02am
September 29, 2018
The main horizontal limb on this Haralson apple tree broke halfway through under the heavy load of apples. Special to Forum News Service
Preventing apple tree breakage, how to save zinnia seeds and more
September 29, 2018 - 7:27am
September 28, 2018
If outdoor pots contain multiple geraniums, they are best removed and potted individually for indoor growth and can be returned outside in the spring. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
No need to let go of potted plants this winter
September 28, 2018 - 10:00am
September 22, 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 22, 2018 - 8:38am
A selection of yelow, white, and red onions ready for slicing. John Zvirovksi / The Sun
Prepare onions for winter storage
September 22, 2018 - 6:38am
Don Kinzler says this reader-submitted photo shows common buckthorn, an invasive species that's toxic to humans. Submitted photo
Berries of invasive species toxic to humans, how to cut back lilacs and more
September 22, 2018 - 6:00am