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  • Phalaenopsis and frosted ferns

    Decorating with plants

    Published on April 5, 2019

    From modern, sleek containers to holiday-themed gifts, plants are key to any home décor style.

  • Four different dried herbs in wooden spoons.

    Techniques for drying herbs

    Published on October 9, 2018

    Drying herbs for later use is safe and easy, but different herbs require different methods of food preservation

  • Brown recluse

    Don’t panic over brown recluse spiders in Michigan

    Published on June 22, 2018

    There are rare, isolated populations of brown recluse spiders living in Michigan, but the vast majority of Michiganders will never come within a half-mile of a brown recluse spider. See photos of common-look-alikes.

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Gardening in Michigan

Michigan is a great place to grow fruit, vegetables, flowers and landscape plants. MSU Extension offers many resources including the popular Master Gardener Volunteer Program.

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