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November 10, 2018
Don Kinzler identifies this vine as Virginia creeper, whose botanical name is Parthenocissus quinquefolia. Special to Forum News Service
Vine identified, how to protect junipers and more
November 10, 2018 - 6:02am
Research shows trees communicate by sending underground electrical impulses and above-ground hormones or chemicals. File photo / Forum News Service
Are trees communicating? Research says yes.
November 10, 2018 - 6:01am
October 27, 2018
A reader asks Don why one white carrot grew among all these more traditional orange carrots. Special to Forum News Service
What caused one white carrot, why aren't my peonies blooming yet and more
October 27, 2018 - 6:35am
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
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 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 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
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 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 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
September 22, 2018
Iris are among a short list of perennials that are best cut back in fall, rather than spring. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Should perennials be cut back in fall? It depends.
September 22, 2018 - 8:38am
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
Lisianthus with its rose-like blossoms is a truly unique annual flower. David Samson / Forum News Service
Headline offers another chance to tout region's gardening
September 15, 2018 - 8:14am
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