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  • Wander through the gardens at the MSU Plant Trial Field Day.

    Annual Plant Trial Field Day: Aug. 6, 2019

    Published on July 27, 2018

    Growers, landscapers, plant enthusiasts and ornamental aficionados are invited to the MSU Plant Trial Field Day. This event is held during the two-week Michigan Garden Plant Tour.

  • Malta, a small Mediterranean country, is home to a unique blend of cultures and provides a distinctive climate for plants.

    Right plant, right place: Malta

    Published on July 12, 2018

    Plants have adapted over time to a specific series of growing conditions. Malta is an example of a place with interesting plants that have evolved to tolerate the harsh Mediterranean climate.

  • Damage from maple petiole borer

    Tree, turf and ornamental plant update – June 12, 2018

    Published on June 12, 2018

    Maple petiole borers, balsam twig aphids, four-lined plant bugs, rose chafers, bat bugs and carpenter bees are active. Delphinella shoot blight is visible on Concolor fir, and the “Weed Control Guide for Christmas Trees” has been updated.

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