Published on March 20, 2019
Cover crops, composting, invasive species and square-foot gardening are key themes at this year’s Smart Gardening booth at the Escanaba Kiwanis Home and Garden Show April 5-7, 2019.
Published on October 31, 2018
If you start early, you can avoid all the work and time of raking, bagging and hauling leaves from your lawn.
Published on August 14, 2018
July was hot and dry and unirrigated lawns were dormant. Following recent rains, many are wondering whether or not their lawns are dead and need reseeding.
Published on May 24, 2018
Warm temperatures and excessive rainfall have turfgrass growth surging.
Published on April 20, 2018
Spots of your lawn may need reseeding this spring.
Published on February 14, 2018
Learn earth-friendly and resource-responsible techniques that’ll make your garden shine at the 2018 Grand Rapids Smart Gardening Conference on March 3.
Published on October 3, 2017
Weed, disease and insect control and fertilizer applications are all being affected by the hot, dry weather in September.
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 July 28, 2017
Bring your garden and menus alive with herbs. Register now for the “Healthful, Homegrown Herbs” workshop Aug. 24 to learn how to incorporate their amazing flavors into your menus.
Published on June 5, 2017
Learn how to identify and stop damage from chinch bugs, European chafers, Japanese beetles and sod webworms with these helpful, updated tip sheets.