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home and garden

September 19, 2018
Fresh garden tomatoes and herbs are used to make Red Wine Garden Tomato Sauce. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
Harvesting flavor: Red Wine Garden Tomato Sauce makes good use of abundant ingredient
September 19, 2018 - 5:10am
September 2, 2018
Jessie Veeder, Coming Home columnist.
Veeder: Some things stand the test of time
September 2, 2018 - 7:15am
August 26, 2018
Jessie Veeder, Coming Home columnist.
Veeder: Spooked by ghosts, even if they're just imaginary
August 26, 2018 - 8:15am
July 29, 2018
A shady spot to take a break at a rest stop also turned out to be the perfect place to reflect on how much life has changed with motherhood. Jessie Veeder / The Forum
Veeder: I'm not who I used to be, and I wouldn't have it any other way
July 29, 2018 - 9:45am
Tammy Swift, columnist.
Swift: I still don't care about shiplap, but I'm embracing homeownership
July 29, 2018 - 6:45am
July 14, 2018
A reader submitted this photo of an ash tree growing in a silo west of St. Hilaire, Minn. Special to The Forum
Tree emerging from silo found place in sun
July 14, 2018 - 8:01am
Today’s gardening quiz reveals the best season to divide lilies. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
It's gardening quiz time! Test your knowledge here
July 14, 2018 - 7:15am
June 10, 2018
Jessie Veeder's family may not have had much money, but they were rich in everything else. Jessie Veeder / The Forum
Even without much money, family can make us rich
June 10, 2018 - 8:00am
June 3, 2018
Jessie Veeder's daughter helps out in the garden. Jessie Veeder / The Forum
Gardening season means secret manure stashes, friendly father-daughter rivalry
June 3, 2018 - 8:00am
May 12, 2018
When selecting a grass seed, look for one with Kentucky bluegrass, the species best adapted to northern climates. Special to The Forum
How to pick the best-suited grass seed
May 12, 2018 - 7:13am
May 11, 2018
Community members, along with representatives of the Home Builders Association and Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch cut the ribbon on their remodeled youth home in south Fargo. Photo courtesy of the Home Builders Associationplay button
'The nicest home I've ever had': Residents of youth home are overjoyed with remodel
May 11, 2018 - 9:24am
May 5, 2018
Strawberries should be planted so the crown between the stems and roots is at soil level. David Samson / The Forum
Knowing how deeply to plant can make or break garden
May 5, 2018 - 7:30am
Rutabagas are a root crop that grow well in Midwestern states. Special to The Forum
Old-time rutabagas back en vogue in vegetable world
May 5, 2018 - 7:05am
April 28, 2018
Plants on apartment balconies are a great way to soften the exterior of the building by adding lush greenery. Thinkstock / Special to The Forum
A beautiful garden is possible even if you don't have a yard
April 28, 2018 - 7:32am
Aerial orchid roots are a sign the plant is happy, and it’s best to allow them to develop undisturbed. Special to The Forum
Don't worry, aerial roots on orchid are normal
April 28, 2018 - 7:05am