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December 8, 2018
The lost tradition of the yule log
December 8, 2018 - 7:13am
December 7, 2018
Distinguishing between a Christmas and Thanksgiving cactus is easy if you know what features to look for. David Samson / The Forum
Growing Together: Is it a Christmas cactus or Thanksgiving cactus?
December 7, 2018 - 10:38am
A reader asks if anything can be done to prevent further damage from this crack in the trunk of a willow tree. Special to The Forum
Fielding Questions: Saving a split tree, response from a concerned reader and more
December 7, 2018 - 10:30am
December 5, 2018
Holiday gift-wrapped books for various ages and interests are ready to find a new reader in a Little Free Library stand at the corner of 16th and 16th Southwest in Jamestown. John M. Steiner / The Sun
Free presents
December 5, 2018 - 6:46am
December 1, 2018
Strategy Analytics forecasts that more than 3.4 million video doorbells, such as this one from Ring, will be sold this year.   Ring photo
Video doorbells are winning over police departments and helping to nab burglars and porch bandits.
December 1, 2018 - 10:11am
Flocked trees have the appearance of freshly fallen snow like this collection from Baker Garden & Gift in Fargo. David Samson / Forum News Service
Growing Together: Making the choice between real and artificial Christmas trees
December 1, 2018 - 7:30am
A flocked tree, seen Nov. 24 at a local nursery, adds a little winter in the indoors. John Zvirovski / The Sun
Add some 'snow' to your decorating
December 1, 2018 - 6:59am
Don Kinzler
Fielding Questions: An ailing spruce, adding ashes to soil and more
December 1, 2018 - 6:30am
November 28, 2018
Knowing how to wield your home's thermostat is one of the best ways to clamp down on the costs of heating, which the U.S. Energy Information Administration predicts will slightly increase this winter because of colder weather.  Ecobee
How mastering your thermostat could save you a bundle this winter
November 28, 2018 - 7:09pm
November 24, 2018
A bathtub below an archway in the master suite bathroom of a multi-million-dollar home in Greenwich, Connecticut, on Aug. 18, 2009.  Daniel Acker/Bloomberg
Is a bathtub a necessity or a luxury? For some, the answer could be changing
November 24, 2018 - 10:10am
Fresh greens in a wreath can add great aromas into a room without taking up too much space. John Zvirovski / The Sun
Enjoy the scents of the season
November 24, 2018 - 7:06am
Growing Together: Introducing the 2019 Growing Together Gardening Calendar
November 24, 2018 - 5:00am
November 21, 2018
Building trades class members Kohl Kratz, Derek Smith, Cameron Winstead, Cody Williamson and Matthew Skavroneck from the James Valley Career and Technology Center built four new planters that were placed at the entrance to Solien Denault Park, the location of the Sensory Garden. Submitted photo
Progress made on Sensory Garden
November 21, 2018 - 6:56am
November 17, 2018
A mix of common vegetables used during the Thanksgiving feast usually consists of potatoes, onions, carrots, kale and squash. John Zvirosvki / The Sun
Celebrate the harvest at Thanksgiving
November 17, 2018 - 6:43am
November 16, 2018
One of the many decorated Christmas trees on display at the Festival of Trees in 2013 at the Fargodome. Forum News Service file photo
What you might not know about the Christmas tree
November 16, 2018 - 7:36am