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January 24, 2019
A reader asks if it's possible for a variegated snake plant to be rooted from cuttings. Special to The Forum
Fielding Questions: Rooting a snake plant, how to control squirrels and houseplant drainage
January 24, 2019 - 12:23pm
January 19, 2019
Plumeria, brugmansia, spider plants and Christmas cactus are just a few of the items you can start indoors from cuttings. John Zvirovski / The Sun
Have fun with propagation
January 19, 2019 - 6:56am
January 18, 2019
Dexter and Betsy Perkins' home in south Grand Forks has been given the distinction of being platinum-certified by the U.S. Green Building Council. Forum News Serviceplay button
WATCH: North Dakota's 'greenest' home is in Grand Forks
January 18, 2019 - 2:19pm
A reader asks why this arborvitae has been shedding so much, even in winter. Special to The Forum
Fielding Questions: Arborvitae shedding, water on violet leaves and forsythia for our region
January 18, 2019 - 10:36am
Houseplant cuttings readily root with this simple method. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
Growing Together: Here's a great way to start more houseplants in 2019
January 18, 2019 - 10:29am
January 17, 2019
Emily Brooks of Fargo says it takes four to five hours to make one decorative pillow out of UND and NDSU marching band uniforms. Aaron Goddard / The Forumplay button
UND and NDSU marching band pillows are a hot — and nostalgic — commodity
January 17, 2019 - 10:12am
January 12, 2019
Some African violets are variegated with various colors of blooms to add a different flair. John Zvirovski / The Sun
Try a challenge with African violets
January 12, 2019 - 6:48am
January 10, 2019
A reader ask Don Kinzler why the leaf tips of several houseplants have started to turn brown. Special to The Forum
Fielding Questions: Tips for houseplants with brown leaf tips, redbud trees and lights for seedlings
January 10, 2019 - 3:31pm
Wave Carmine Velour petunia. All-America Selections / Special to The Forum
Growing Together: And the winner is... All-America Selections names top vegetables and flowers for 2019
January 10, 2019 - 3:17pm
January 5, 2019
The spring catalogs are starting to come in the mail opening up many new ideas for the coming growing season. Photo by John Zvirovski.
The new selections for 2019 are out!
January 5, 2019 - 7:01am
January 3, 2019
Gardening in 2019 is predicted to be an important incentive for adults to spend less time in front of televisions and computer screens. Forum file photo
Growing Together: 2019 gardening predictions hold plenty of surprises
January 3, 2019 - 11:38am
Sharon Kuttler was recently surprising to find blossoms on her jade plant. Special to The Forum
Fielding Questions: A blooming jade plant, caring for potted lavender and starting geraniums from seed
January 3, 2019 - 11:29am
January 1, 2019
Dark and moody colors are gaining traction throughout the home.   Alexandra Crafton/Houzz
10 home design trends to watch for in 2019
January 1, 2019 - 11:13am
December 29, 2018
A clump of mistletoe hangs on a wall as decoration during the holidays. John Zvirovski / The Sun
What is the mystery behind mistletoe?
December 29, 2018 - 7:26am
December 28, 2018
A reader asks what he can do about damage to the trunk of this apple tree that was caused by a pesky red squirrel. Special to The Forum
Fielding Questions: Squirrel-damaged tree has uphill battle to recovery and Christmas cactus just won't bloom anymore
December 28, 2018 - 2:08pm