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 24, 2015 | Bert Cregg | Frequently asked questions about spruce decline.
March 20, 2015 | Rebecca Krans | Start your gardening season earlier by planting cool season vegetables, which prefer lower temperatures for seed germination and plant growth. Some crops can be seeded together.
March 20, 2015 | Diane Brown | Step-by-step instructions on how to test your soil for nutrient levels so you can save money on fertilizer costs.
March 20, 2015 | Gretchen Voyle | Native trees and shrubs are low maintenance and a great addition to the landscape.
March 20, 2015 | Bob Bricault | Patience is more than just a virtue when it comes to fertilizing lawns in spring. There is no benefit to fertilizing frozen soil.
March 19, 2015 | Kevin Frank | As spring officially arrives, there are some lawn care activities that are timely and others that should wait.
March 19, 2015 | Howard Russell | Honey bees take advantage of any food source after a long, cold winter, including bird feeders.
March 17, 2015 | Julie Ruemenapp |
March 10, 2015 | Mariel Borgman | Planting tips from Michigan State University Extension can help you get your garden off to a great start.
March 9, 2015 | Gretchen Voyle | When the gardening bug bites early, you’re sometimes stuck with purchased plants that have begun growing before it’s time to plant in the garden. What do you do?
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Date: Mar 26, 2015
Location: St. Joseph County MSU Extension Office, 612 E. Main St., Centreville, MI 49032
Date: Mar 28, 2015
Location: Les Cheneaux Culinary School, 186 S. Pickford Ave, Hessel, MI 49745
Date: Mar 28, 2015
Location: 9558 AA Lane, Rapid River, MI 49878
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- Integrated Pest Management Resources
- Lawn and Garden Soil Sampling
- Michigan 4-H Children’s Garden
- Michigan 4-H Entomology Project Snapshot (4H1631)
- 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)
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