• Performance of Bentgrass Cultivars on Fairways in Michigan (E2917)

    Published on August 11, 2017

    Bentgrass species are native to western Europe, are the most widely used coolseason grass for golf courses, putting greens, tees and closely mowed fairways in the United State. The genus Agrostis comprises more than 220 species. Four are discussed below.

  • Crabapple Selection Guide (E2177)

    Published on February 4, 2016

    Flowering crabapples are among the most popular ornamental trees. Few woody plants offer so many all-season values as these trees.

  • Wildfire-Resistant Landscape Plants for Michigan (E2948)

    Published on November 10, 2015

    Most Michigan residents are surprised to learn that Michigan experiences 8,000 to 10,000 wildland fires each year. It is estimated that forest fires, brush fires and grass fires destroy or damage 100 to 200 homes, barns and outbuildings annually.

  • School Ground Habitat for People and Wildlife (E2583)

    Published on November 9, 2015

    The interrelationships among living things and their physical environment are usually numerous and complex. This abundance and complexity provide organisms, especially humans, with a wealth of opportunities to prosper.

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