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.
March 7, 2014 | Jeff Andresen | While milder weather and some moderation are expected in the short term, medium and longer lead forecast guidance suggests a general continuation of colder than normal temperatures.
March 6, 2014 | Kristine Hahn | Educational resources and workshops sponsored by the Southeast Michigan Resources Conservation & Development Council will help ensure the success of new and existing hoophouse growers.
March 6, 2014 | Kristine Hahn | The Wayne County Local Food Initiative through the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service has $150,000 for the construction of seasonal high tunnels for eligible applicants.
March 6, 2014 | Kevin Frank | Preliminary reports indicate that putting greens may have been damaged by ice sheets this winter.
March 5, 2014 | Jane Herbert | How heavy snow pack can reduce ice push on inland lake shorelines.
March 3, 2014 | Rebecca Krans | Look for signs of winter damage on trees, shrubs and perennials; plan your home landscape management strategies accordingly.
March 1, 2014 | Carolyn Foster | Red and white vinegars have an abundance of uses for not only cooking, but also around the house.
February 27, 2014 | Dixie Sandborn | With spring just around the corner, these helpful tips will help youth and their families make the most of their garden space and maximize their fresh summer produce!
February 26, 2014 | Mary Wilson | If you have property on a waterfront, native trees and shrubs help protect shorelines and provide beauty.
February 26, 2014 | Amy Irish-Brown | Signs to look for and management considerations for rabbit damage to fruit and landscape plants.
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Date: Mar 7, 2014
Location: DeVos Place, 303 Monroe Ave. NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Date: Mar 12, 2014
Location: Northwest Michigan Horticulture Research Center, 6686 S. Center Hwy, Traverse City, MI 49684
Date: Mar 13, 2014
Location: Denton Township Hall, 2565 S. Gladwin Rd., Prudenville, MI 48651
- 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 Turf Weeds ID & Control
- MSU Turfgrass Science
- Turfgrass Pest Management: Training Manual For Comm Applicators - Category3A (E2327)
- Weather - Drought