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.
October 14, 2014 | Gretchen Voyle | Hickory tussock moth larvae and woolly worms are two common caterpillars found in the fall, but don’t cause much damage this late in the season.
October 13, 2014 | Ben Phillips | Those interested in beekeeping and pollination services are welcome to attend the Michigan Beekeepers Association Fall Conference in Flint, Michigan, Oct. 24-25, 2014.
October 13, 2014 | Ben Phillips | Recent frost advisories are relevant for late-season vegetables.
October 10, 2014 | Diane Brown | October is the ideal time to plant garlic for harvest next July.
October 9, 2014 | Gretchen Voyle | Many gardeners contemplate saving some seeds from vegetables or flowers for planting next season. Is it a good or bad idea? Consider all the information before gathering those first seeds.
October 8, 2014 | Rebecca Finneran | Colorful with interesting shapes, today’s cucurbits, or pumpkins, may actually surprise you!
October 8, 2014 | Gretchen Voyle | Loss of evergreen needles does not mean the trees are dying. The trees naturally shed their needles in a cycle of about two years.
October 6, 2014 | Julianna Wilson | If you used hop beta acids (Hopguard, HopGuard II) under Section 18 emergency exemption label to control Varroa mites, please report use through a survey that’ll help secure future emergency exemptions and move this product toward full EPA registration.
October 2, 2014 | Jerry Lindquist | Forum on the EPA’s Proposed Waters of the U.S. to be held in Osceola County.
October 2, 2014 | Kevin Frank | Now is the time to prepare golf course turfgrass for surviving the upcoming winter.
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Date: Oct 21, 2014
Location: MSU Extension, 21885 Dunham Rd. Ste. 12, Clinton Twp., MI 48036
Date: Oct 23, 2014
Location: Wojo's Greenhouse, 2570 Oakwood Rd, Ortonville, MI 48462
Date: Oct 30, 2014 - Oct 31, 2014
Location: Grand Traverse Conservation District, 1450 Cass Rd, Traverse City, MI 49684
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- 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