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December 13, 2017
Lack of snow can damage perennials because bare soil is exposed to freezing and thawing or extreme cold. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
How a 'nice' winter can be deadly for outdoor plants
December 13, 2017 - 2:02pm
Norfolk Island Pine is a tropical plant, so be sure it is covered before exposing it to cold outdoor temperatures. Special to The Forum
Always cover Norfolk Island Pine after purchase
December 13, 2017 - 12:19pm
December 9, 2017
A reader waited 22 years for this bird-of-paradise plant to bloom. Special to The Forum
Reader patiently waited for bird-of-paradise to bloom
December 9, 2017 - 7:20am
Christmas centerpieces can be made with trimmings from backyard evergreens. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
How to turn evergreens into a Christmas centerpiece
December 9, 2017 - 7:08am
December 8, 2017
Make sure you are well stocked with wrapping essentials and keep them all in one spot. The Home Edit / Special to The Forum
Five ways to organize your holidays now
December 8, 2017 - 12:05pm
December 5, 2017
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At an astounding 144 inches wide, the mother of all mattresses just hit the market
December 5, 2017 - 4:42pm
If you have a special Christmas keepsake, a Forum reporter wants to hear from you. Thinkstock / Special to The Forum
What's your sentimental holiday keepsake?
December 5, 2017 - 10:20am
December 3, 2017
Elisabeth Eden mixes textures in her kitchen to create a bohemian vibe. Photo courtesy of Elisabeth Eden Photography / Special to The Forum
Modern bohemian decor: Locals say it's more than just interior design
December 3, 2017 - 9:15am
December 2, 2017
Poinsettias can be spray-dyed a variety of vibrant colors. Mike Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
Gardeners weigh in on unconventional poinsettia colors
December 2, 2017 - 7:55am
Corn plant is a member of the Dracaena houseplant group, and they reportedly rarely flower indoors. Special to The Forum
Corn plant surprises reader with rare bloom
December 2, 2017 - 7:25am
December 1, 2017
Sheryl and Dean Adams, with triplets (from left) Roman, Serenity and Kazmir, and daughter Precious, survey their current project house in Crookston, Minn., that the family is renovating. Eric Hylden / Forum News Service
Crookston siblings may be featured on HGTV reality house-flipping stars
December 1, 2017 - 11:19am
November 26, 2017
State and city decor is displayed at the Burlap Rustic Chic Boutique located at 3401 S. University Drive in Fargo. David Samson / The Forum
State of mind: Furniture and decor to celebrate state pride
November 26, 2017 - 10:02am
November 25, 2017
Of American households that decorate Christmas trees, 81 percent are artificial, while 19 percent are real. Special to The Forum
Real or artificial? Fascinating facts about Christmas trees
November 25, 2017 - 7:33am
The white substance on this sweet potato vine is crystallized sappy material exuding through the pores or stomata of the leaves. Special to The Forum
Crystals on sweet potato vine not insects or disease
November 25, 2017 - 6:55am
March 19, 2017
The kitchens at The Retreat include easy-to-clean subway tile. Alan Kasin of Notion Media / Special to The Forum
Lux living: Apartments continue to raise the lifestyle bar
March 19, 2017 - 10:00am