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 19, 2014 | Dixie Sandborn | Common sense tells us that flowers make us happy but now research proves it too! Learn ways improve your happiness this winter with flowers.
December 17, 2014 | Tom Dudek | Check out the “Best of the Best” varieties from the 11th Annual Michigan Garden Plant Tour. The young plant producers share the top five plants that visitors talked about the most from their host sites.
December 17, 2014 | Diane Brown | Amaryllis is one of the most widely grown bulbs worldwide and comes in a beautiful array of colors and flower types.
December 12, 2014 | Terry Gibb | Vermicomposting is a good way to compost during winter months when your outdoor compost pile is dormant.
December 8, 2014 | Gretchen Voyle | Give your landscape and garden a fighting chance from hungry deer by knowing the facts.
December 5, 2014 | Ron Goldy | How much fertilizer should I apply? Some take the approach that if a little of something is good – more is better. This is rarely a good approach, particularly with fertilizer applications.
December 1, 2014 | Jill O’Donnell | Enjoy holiday memories for years to come with a living tree.
November 24, 2014 | Jill O’Donnell | Clean water and plenty of it is the only essential ingredient for maintaining tree freshness.
November 21, 2014 | Rebecca Finneran | Tropical or “tender” perennials need to be lifted out of the garden before a hard freeze.
November 21, 2014 | Rebecca Krans | Master Gardeners in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula give back annually to communities by educating others through community service gardening projects.
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: Jan 16, 2015
Location: Tuscola County Tecnology Center, 1401 Cleaver Rd, Caro, MI 48723
Date: Jan 20, 2015 - Apr 28, 2015
Location: Macomb MSU Extension Office, 28115 Dunham Rd., Suite 12, Clinton Twp., MI 48036
Date: Jan 21, 2015 - Apr 29, 2015
Location: Kalamazoo RESA Auditorium, 1819 E. Milham Ave., Portage, MI 49002
- Boxwood blight disease identified in North America
- Composting on Michigan Farms (E2715)
- Cultivate Michigan
- 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