Published on May 10, 2018
Dandelions, violets and ivy, oh my! Many weeds are currently flowering in turfgrass, but not all require control.
Published on April 13, 2018
Not all the grub control products on store shelves will be effective this spring. Here’s how to choose and use the right one for your lawn.
Published on February 22, 2018
Recent rainfall events caused flooding in many lawns and other turf areas. Unless flooding was accompanied by soil deposition, most turf areas should have minimal damage.
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 23, 2017
Stretches of dry and hot weather this summer resulted in some lawns being stressed and slow to recover. As Labor Day weekend approaches, a fertilizer application will ensure the turf maintains density and competes with pests such as weeds and rust.
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.