Wildfire-resistant landscape plants can protect your home
Published on March 7, 2023
Build landscape resilience to climate change and drought, heat, and wildfires with fire resistant plants.
The too-common reed? Invasive phragmites can cause serious environmental problems
Published on February 17, 2023
Native phragmites is also common across the Great Lakes, but it can help the environment. It’s important to know the difference between the two species.
Extension Master Gardener Photos of the Month for October showcase the importance of pollinators
Published on October 10, 2022
Diane Phelps’ and Katie Stone’s photos highlight one of MSU Extension Master Gardener’s missions: Teaching others about pollinators.
Extension Master Gardener Photo of the Month for August showcases protecting water quality
Published on August 5, 2022
Patty Cotter’s photo highlights one of MSU Extension Master Gardener’s missions: Teaching others how to garden to protect water quality.
Drive-by botany: Orange daylily and white sweet-clover
Published on July 19, 2022
Profiles of common Michigan roadside flora in early July 2022.
Drive-by botany: Elderberry and ox-eye daisy
Published on July 12, 2022
Profiles of common Michigan roadside flora in late June 2022.
Drive-by botany: Black locust and multiflora rose
Published on June 21, 2022
Profiles of common Michigan roadside flora in early June 2022.
Drive-by botany: Purple dead-nettle and Morrow’s honeysuckle
Published on May 24, 2022
Profiles of common Michigan roadside flora in mid-May 2022.
Drive-by botany: Frost aster and evening primrose
Published on September 27, 2021
Profiles of common Michigan roadside flora in mid-September 2021.
Maintaining a grasses and sedges garden
Published on September 13, 2021
Keeping your turf alternative garden alive for the next season.