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May 18, 2019
Succulent gardens grace the benches at Riverside Gardens in Valley City waiting to be selected for a nice table centerpiece on the patio. John Zvirovski / The Sun
Container gardens add a great color accent
May 18, 2019 - 7:46am
May 11, 2019
Daffodils start the season right
May 11, 2019 - 7:33am
April 20, 2019
Pussy willows begin to pop as soon as the weather warms and the sap begins to flow. John Zvirovski / The Sun
Spring pops with pussy willows
April 20, 2019 - 6:46am
April 13, 2019
A pair of Canadian geese enjoy a little snack in the yard to pass the time. John Zvirovski / The Sun
Enjoy nature's visitors in your garden
April 13, 2019 - 8:29am
April 6, 2019
Melting snow can show winter’s damage
April 6, 2019 - 6:57am
January 26, 2019
Silver Falls dichondra is a wonderful vining plant for hanging baskets or patio containers. John Zvirovski / The Sun
What color will you try this year?
January 26, 2019 - 7:27am
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
October 27, 2018
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
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
October 13, 2018
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 6, 2018
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
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 22, 2018
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
September 15, 2018
Don Kinzler identifies this reader-submitted photo as Silver Buffaloberries. Submitted photo
Berries identified as edible, a rosebush hasn't ever bloomed and more
September 15, 2018 - 7:56am