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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
October 17, 2018
Dutch hutspot is potatoes, carrots and onions mashed together. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Going Dutch: Hodgepodge Potatoes are a cold-weather comfort
October 17, 2018 - 7:05am
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 10, 2018
Carrots, parsnips, fennel and clementine oranges are roasted with maple syrup, olive oil, herbs and spices. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Turn a new leaf: Fall into flavor with Orange Roasted Root Vegetables
October 10, 2018 - 8:02am
October 6, 2018
Carol Bradley Bursack, Minding Our Elders columnist.
Commentary: Comforting those who are grieving
October 6, 2018 - 8:34am
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
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
September 30, 2018
Commentary: Making the best of cold, cruddy weather
September 30, 2018 - 9:03am
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
Carol Bradley Bursack, Minding Our Elders columnist.
Should I tell someone with advanced dementia about possible cancer?
September 29, 2018 - 7:00am
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
Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) listens during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing in Washington on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018. Christine Blasey Ford testified about her accusation that Judge Brett Kavanaugh, President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, sexually assaulted her. (Gabriella Demczuk/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Commentary: The most telling moment: Kavanaugh goes after Sen. Klobuchar
September 28, 2018 - 8:41am
September 26, 2018
Pasta e Fagioli is a traditional Italian soup made with pasta and beans. David Samson / Forum News Service
That's amore: Sarah's Pasta e Fagioli, a beloved Italian soup, is perfect for fall
September 26, 2018 - 6:45am