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Backyard Fruit 101 Online Course

Backyard Fruit 101 is an introductory course designed for individuals beginning to grow fruits. In this course you will learn about the conditions needed to produce fruit and recommendations specific to multiple types of berries and tree fruits. Growing fruits can seem like a challenge. This course will help you learn how soil conditions, climate, integrated pest management, and annual maintenance can yield tasty fruitView more information and register online.

Smart Gardening for Vegetables 101 Online Course

Would you like to learn how to grow vegetables? Join us for an online introductory course on Smart Gardening with Vegetables. View more information and register online.

Degree day models and their relevance for gardeners

This one hour webinar describes how degree day models can be used for improved pest management in the garden and provides an introduction to MSU Enviroweather.


Tree care near utility lines

Learn about utility arboriculture and how to manage trees that grow near utility lines


Bumble bees of Michigan 

Learn more about bumble bee species in Michigan, why some are in decline, and how to help their populations in the following 1 hour webinar.


Cabin conversations
MSU Extension educators Isabel Branstrom and Abigail Harper are the hosts of the weekly Cabin Fever Conversations.

Cabin Fever Conversations

Join MSU Extension and friends for conversations that help get your mind outside and into the garden.

Watch past Cabin Fever Conversations at the new Cabin Fever Conversations site!


Bumble bees of the Great Lakes with David Lowenstein