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February 16, 2019
Late February or early March is a good time to prune and repot container plants that have wintered indoors, such as this mandevilla. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
Growing Together: Take your mind off winter by preparing for spring gardening
February 16, 2019 - 12:00am
February 14, 2019
Moorhead resident Susan Clambey shares this picture of a prolific amaryllis plant. Special to The Forum
Fielding Questions: A prolific amaryllis, an ailing lemon tree and seed-planting depth
February 14, 2019 - 3:57pm
February 8, 2019
Sweet peas. Wikimedia Commons / Special to The Forum
Fielding Questions: Growing sweet peas, holiday cactus dropping stem pads and more
February 8, 2019 - 3:06pm
February 7, 2019
North Dakota winner Lucas Hankey. Courtesy photo / Bonnie Plants
Growing Together: Local students win scholarships for growing the best cabbage
February 7, 2019 - 3:37pm
Organizing expert Marie Kondo suggests rolling up T-shirts so you can read the logo. She also suggests storing socks and underwear like this. Tracy Briggs / The Forumplay button
'The Scoop': Spark of joy or a waste of time? 5 things I learned by decluttering with Marie Kondo's method
February 7, 2019 - 10:44am
February 2, 2019
"Tidying Up with Marie Kondo" is a new home organization show on Netflix. imdb.com.
Even Marie Kondo doesn't stress about mess all the time
February 2, 2019 - 5:40pm
February 1, 2019
The choice of pot types greatly affects houseplant health. David Samson / The Forum
Growing Together: What's the best pot (for houseplants)?
February 1, 2019 - 3:39pm
A reader asks if this old Christmas cactus should be repotted or left alone. Special to The Forum
Fielding Questions: Repotting a huge Christmas cactus, pruner types and how to add holes to flowerpots
February 1, 2019 - 3:22pm
January 30, 2019
Gennifer Peavey, store owner and manager of Second Impressions in East Grand Forks, sorts through donations. Eric Hylden / Forum News Serviceplay button
The ‘Kondo effect’: Popular Netflix show may be boosting donations to thrift stores
January 30, 2019 - 2:38pm
January 24, 2019
Bleeding heart is an example of an "herbaceous" perennial. Forum file photo
Growing Together: Do you speak gardening? If not, this could help.
January 24, 2019 - 1:53pm
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 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