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.
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.
November 21, 2014 | Diane Brown | Protect your landscape plants from Old Man Winter by following these tips.
November 19, 2014 | Gretchen Voyle | The dog stinkhorn fungus is a fungus so unusual, it’s worth knowing.
November 19, 2014 | Bert Cregg | Michigan farms and tree lots offer an array of great Christmas tree choices.
November 18, 2014 | Gretchen Voyle | A double-duty cutie, the purple shamrock is good for both home and garden.
November 18, 2014 | Dixie Sandborn | Getting ready for winter also means putting your garden to rest. Consider planting a cover crop and learn tips for winterizing your garden tools.
November 17, 2014 | Rebecca Finneran | Keep mulching your leaves through the season – don’t bag ‘em! Michigan State University research shows it’s great for your lawn.
November 17, 2014 | Erin Lizotte | MSU Extension is offering Integrated Pest Management Academy Online, a series of online prerecorded webinars. Commercial and private core pesticide recertification credits are available for Michigan applicators. No registration or fees required.
November 14, 2014 | Kevin Frank | The Great Lakes School of Turfgrass Science Online begins Jan. 7, 2015, with instructors from eight universities in the Great Lakes region.
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Date: Nov 25, 2014
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