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 11, 2013 | Bert Cregg | It may seem like a miracle when your Christmas tree breaks bud and begins to grow while on display, and it is, the miracle of nature.
December 11, 2013 | Gretchen Voyle | Insects can be accidental travelers, especially when bringing firewood into your home.
December 11, 2013 | Rebecca Krans | Now is the perfect time to make sure leftover seeds are properly stored, take a seed inventory and make notes to look for possible production improvements for next year’s garden.
December 6, 2013 | Rebecca Krans | Fresh herbs are a great way to bring life to the doldrums of winter, use fresh flavors in cooking, and practice some Smart Gardening techniques.
December 6, 2013 | Jill O’Donnell | Plan on using a living, container-grown Christmas tree this holiday season? Follow these steps to ensure success.
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.
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 12, 2013
Location: Banks Township Hall, 6520 Center St., Ellsworth, MI 49729
Date: Dec 12, 2013
Location: MSU Livestock Pavilion, 4301 Farm Lane, East Lansing, MI 48823
Date: Dec 13, 2013
Location: MSU Pavilion, 4301 Farm Lane, East Lansing, MI 48824
- 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
- MSU Diagnostics Lab
- MSU Gardens
- MSU Turf Diseases
- MSU Turfgrass Science
- Turfgrass Pest Management: Training Manual For Comm Applicators - Category3A (E2327)
- Weather - Drought