Landscaping News Archive

October, 2017

  • Celebrating 100 years of Michigan State University Extension in Alcona County

    October 19, 2017 | Tracy D’Augustino | Alcona County and Michigan State University Extension are celebrating 100 years since the introduction of Extension to Alcona County in May 1917.

  • Monarch butterfly 2017 update in Michigan

    October 5, 2017 | Douglas Landis | Monarch populations are increasing in Michigan, but they are still low due to factors including milkweed quality and predators. We are interested to hear if you’ve seen organisms preying on monarch eggs and caterpillars.

  • Carpenter ants nesting in trees and homes

    October 5, 2017 | Bob Bricault | Carpenter ants in trees and houses are an indicator of a moisture and decay problem. Locating the problem gives you opportunity to act.

  • Introducing Michigan’s fall color lineup

    October 2, 2017 | Bert Cregg | Knowing which leaves are turning can add to your enjoyment of fall color season.

  • Soak up the rain – Part 2

    October 2, 2017 | Terry Gibb | The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has a new outreach program to encourage citizen and municipalities to adopt green infrastructure practices to reduce storm water runoff.

  • Soak up the rain – Part 1

    October 2, 2017 | Terry Gibb | The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has a new program to encourage citizen and municipalities to reduce storm water runoff.