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June 16, 2018
The odd-looking growths on this cedar are the spore-producing bodies from a fungal disease called cedar apple rust. Submitted photo
Unusual, slimy growths on cedar identified
June 16, 2018 - 8:14am
A Japanese beetle on a leaf. Thinkstock photo
As emerald ash borer beetle approaches, an update on invasive insects
June 16, 2018 - 8:13am
June 9, 2018
Well-adapated hydrangea cultivars belong to the two species Hydrangea arborescens and Hydrangea paniculata (pictured). Special to Forum News Service
Botanical names can help pick the right hydrangea
June 9, 2018 - 6:50am
Dandelions tend to infest the lawn every spring, but they have a purpose and their flowers provide food for bees early in the season. John Zvirovski / The Sun
Do weeds have a purpose?
June 9, 2018 - 6:38am
Love of gardening transforms work into a pleasant pastime. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Commentary: Taking 'work' out of yardwork
June 9, 2018 - 6:02am
June 2, 2018
Plants can be identified by searching for botanical clues. Special to The Forum
Shrub with beautiful flowers identified
June 2, 2018 - 8:30am
Iris, named after the goddess of the rainbow, have a wider range of available colors than any other perennial. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Commentary: The magnificent perennial named iris
June 2, 2018 - 8:25am
May 26, 2018
Although evergreen cones are often all referred to as "pine cones," it's important to properly identify evergreen types. Special to Forum News Service
Commentary: When is a pine cone not a pine cone?
May 26, 2018 - 8:20am
Granular fertilizer should be cultivated in shallowly and then watered. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
How to fertilize trees, shrubs, flowers and fruits
May 26, 2018 - 8:15am
Leaves and blooms add to the energy level of various plants in the landscape. John Zvirovski / The Sun
Leaves act as solar panels on all growing things
May 26, 2018 - 8:14am
Leaves and blooms add to the energy level of various plants in the landscape. John Zvirovski / The Sun
Leaves act as solar panels on all growing things
May 26, 2018 - 8:14am
May 19, 2018
Pine cones abound on this spruce tree. Special to Forum News Service
What do all the pine cones mean on transplanted spruce?
May 19, 2018 - 8:51am
Wait to assess winter damage on evergreens until June to see if and where growth will resume. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Dead or alive perennials, and how to tell
May 19, 2018 - 8:37am
A healthy hosta of this size, still in the "point" phase, can yield up to a dozen new ones. John Zvirovski / The Sun
Get your hosta divided before it’s too late!
May 19, 2018 - 8:34am
May 12, 2018
Cushion spurge puts on a magnificent show during spring to bring the eye into the garden with its brilliant yellow coloring. John Zvirovski / The Sun
The brilliant yellows of cushion spurge
May 12, 2018 - 7:24am
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