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  • A mixed forest with about all the grass it can grow. Photo by Oliver Herold, Wikimedia Commons.

    Will grass grow in my shady lawn?

    April 28, 2016 | Gretchen Voyle | Grasses need eight or more hours of full sunlight a day. If you’re struggling to grow grass even after water and fertilizing, a shady lawn may be the problem.

  • Sometimes criticism can leave us feeling down. Be sure to look at the bright side too! Photo by Taylor Fabus, MSU Extension.

    Five tips to help handle criticism

    April 26, 2016 | Taylor Fabus | Sometimes criticism can leave us feeling down. Be sure to look at the bright side too!

  • All parts of a black walnut tree contain juglone, including leaves and fruits.

    Growing vegetable gardens near black walnut trees

    April 22, 2016 | Diane Brown | When establishing vegetable gardens near black walnut trees, select juglone-tolerant vegetables and plant in raised beds with barriers that prevent walnut roots growing into the bed.

  • Celebrating Earth Day with your family

    April 22, 2016 | Carrie Shrier | Ideas to help children be involved with preservation and conservation of Earth’s resources.

  • How to protect pollinators in urban landscapes and gardens

    April 20, 2016 | David Smitley | A new PDF publication is the complete guide to protecting pollinators while gardening, growing flowers or managing trees, shrubs or turfgrass in urban areas.

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