Published on February 1, 2018
Smart gardeners implement these considerations to successfully grow backyard small fruit.
Published on August 14, 2017
If you haven’t heard of Michigan State University Extension’s Smart Gardening initiative, its goal is to promote earth friendly and sustainable practices that will save gardeners time, effort and money.
Published on June 6, 2017
This invasive fly, spotted wing Drosophila, can infest and destroy fruits of many plants in home gardens and landscapes.
Published on April 3, 2017
What are good indicators that it is time to plant crops in spring?
Published on November 18, 2016
Chestnut harvest in Michigan is estimated to have doubled in 2016.
Published on October 24, 2016
Why do we have to blanch produce before canning or freezing?
Published on October 21, 2016
What I learned about harvesting cranberries after visiting DeGrandchamp Farms in South Haven, Michigan, to see the cranberry harvest.
Published on July 12, 2016
Michigan grown plums will soon be ready.
Published on June 30, 2016
Bird damage may be more intense in dry years as birds turn to fruit to meet their nutrition and hydration needs. Fruit growers can employ one or more bird deterrent strategies.
Published on May 13, 2016
Plum growers need to keep on top of black knot, a disfiguring disease that can quickly destroy a tree.