August 2, 2016 | Gretchen Voyle | Pretty in purple, cow vetch is an attractive plant that can serve as a feeding spot for beneficial insects and butterflies, but it can also overcrowd other landscape plants.
July 21, 2016 | Rebecca Krans | Register now for the Master Gardener Program in Escanaba, Michigan, starting Aug. 25, 2016. Online registration is required by Aug. 11, limited and partial scholarship application are required by July 29.
David Smitley, Michigan State University Department of Entomology; Diane Brown and Erwin Elsner, MSU Extension; Joy N. Landis, MSU IPM; Paula M. Shrewsbury, Univ. of Maryland Department of Entomology; and Daniel A. Herms, Ohio State University Department of Entomology | “Protecting and enhancing pollinators in urban landscapes for the US North Central Region” provides information for landscapers and gardeners who want to attract pollinators and protect them during pest management tactics or pesticide applications.