Lawn & Garden
Whether you are looking to save money, love fresh flavor or just enjoy working with nature, Michigan is a great place for growing fruit, vegetables, flowers and landscape plants. Michigan State University Extension offers many resources ranging from pest and disease management to keeping turf, landscapes and gardens looking beautiful.
December 4, 2013 | Jane Herbert | Study compares two natural shoreline erosion control techniques suitable for moderate to high energy lakefront properties.
December 4, 2013 | Jane Herbert | When managing water features, contractors and water gardeners can prevent the introduction of Aquatic Invasive Species into natural waterways by using proper disposal methods.
November 26, 2013 | Jill O’Donnell | Plenty of water is the only essential ingredient for maintaining Christmas tree freshness.
November 22, 2013 | Cathy Newkirk | Get rid of bed bugs, and keep them away.
November 21, 2013 | Bindu Bhakta | In recent years, the use of products such as pre-moistened "flushable" wipes have been advertised as a way to feel "cleaner" and "fresher" but most don't know they have caused damage to wastewater systems across the country.
November 18, 2013 | Bert Cregg | When in doubt, always consult with a professional arborist before working around damaged trees.
November 18, 2013 | Rebecca Finneran | Transplant tender perennial plants into indoor containers for a winter windowsill of color and interest.
November 18, 2013 | Rebecca Finneran | Recycle grass and fallen leaves to invest in a greener lawn next year.
November 15, 2013 | Lyndon Kelley | Broken pipes from freeze damage and electrical equipment failure are results of poor winter preparation of irrigation equipment. Spending time now on your irrigation equipment can help avoid irrigation start up repairs and delays next spring.
November 14, 2013 | Erin Lizotte | Looking to brush up on your pest management skills? Register now to ensure your spot at this pioneering workshop designed to serve specialty crop, field crop and landscape professionals.
To find an MSU Extension expert who covers your location or to find an expert in your area of interest, please visit the MSU Extension Expert Search. To reach an MSU Extension county office, call toll-free 1-888-678-3464.
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Date: Dec 11, 2013
Location: MSU NW Hort. Station, 6686 Center Rd., Traverse City, MI 49684
Date: Dec 11, 2013
Location: Ubly Heights Country Club, 2409 E. Atwater Road, Ubly, MI
Date: Dec 12, 2013
Location: Banks Township Hall, 6520 Center St., Ellsworth, MI 49729
- Boxwood blight disease identified in North America
- Composting on Michigan Farms (E2715)
- Drought Resources
- Gardening in Michigan
- Growing Asparagus at Home
- Integrated Pest Management Resources
- Lawn and Garden Soil Sampling
- MSU Diagnostics Lab
- MSU Gardens
- MSU Turf Diseases
- MSU Turfgrass Science
- Turfgrass Pest Management: Training Manual For Comm Applicators - Category3A (E2327)