Published on November 27, 2023
Understanding each individual plant’s needs and the type of soil you have is the first step in properly managing soil fertility.
Published on October 2, 2023
Locating and managing tree of heaven is a key aspect of dealing with spotted lanternfly and reducing the impacts of this invader in North America.
Published on September 1, 2023
Dogwood borers can feed on a variety of trees in forests, orchards and even in your neighborhood!
Published on April 30, 2023
Homeowners and landscapers are often searching for alternative conifers to replace blue spruce trees. This resource lists medium to large conifers adapted to Michigan soils and climate, which can fulfill many of the same landscape functions as blue spruce.
Published on April 14, 2023
Use the information provided in this tip sheet to look for box tree moth (BTM) and report any possible sightings.
Published on August 26, 2022
A new invasive insect pest has arrived in Michigan. Learn about the biology of the spotted lanternfly, including its hosts and impacts, and how it spreads.
Published on May 12, 2022
This guide will help you identify boxwoods as well as similar-looking plants so that you can tell the difference between them.
Published on May 4, 2022
Hiding bands and barrier bands can help protect individual shade trees from spongy moth, formerly gypsy moth.
Published on April 25, 2022
When can I plant? Check your area’s frost free date.
Published on March 18, 2022
Information about lead found in soils, vegetables, water and crops. Learn what is safe and resources available to you.