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.
September 29, 2014 | Hal Hudson | Tips for understanding and building a healthier soil in your vegetable or flower garden this fall.
September 29, 2014 | Hal Hudson | Fall is an excellent time to amend vegetable garden soils by adding organic matter or cover crops to help alleviate soil compaction issues during the growing season.
September 26, 2014 | John Stone | Now is the time to renew your pesticide certification if it expires Dec. 31, 2014.
September 26, 2014 | Hal Hudson | Cereal rye makes an excellent cover crop for the garden during winter.
September 19, 2014 | Bruce MacKellar | Elevated soybean aphid numbers in western Van Buren County will mean high numbers of multi-colored Asian ladybeetles trying to get into area homes soon.
September 12, 2014 | Gretchen Voyle | Gardeners have been surprised this year to find fruit produced on tops of potato plants. Learn how they are caused and why they are not edible.
September 11, 2014 | Kevin Frank | This intensive, four-day program teaches attendees the basics of turfgrass management.
September 9, 2014 | Gretchen Voyle | Ripe tomatoes are more prone to skin damage, which could lead to anthracnose.
September 3, 2014 | Ben Phillips | Join us Sept. 12 or 19 to learn about honey removal from bee hives, mites and wintering strategies.
September 2, 2014 | Eileen Haraminac | Swiss chard is a vegetable “star” with its impressive list of health promoting nutrients.
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Date: Oct 4, 2014
Location: Ramada Inn, 412 W. Washington St., Marquette, MI
Date: Oct 13, 2014
Location: Fruitful Orchard & Cider Mill, 5740 W M-61, Gladwin, MI 48624
Date: Oct 15, 2014 - Oct 16, 2014
Location: DCPAH at Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
- Boxwood blight disease identified in North America
- Composting on Michigan Farms (E2715)
- Gardening in Michigan
- Growing Asparagus at Home
- Integrated Pest Management Resources
- Lawn and Garden Soil Sampling
- Michigan 4-H Children’s Garden
- MSU Diagnostics Lab
- MSU Gardens
- MSU Turf Diseases
- MSU Turf Weeds ID & Control
- MSU Turfgrass Science
- Turfgrass Pest Management: Training Manual For Comm Applicators - Category3A (E2327)
- Weather - Drought