Published on December 9, 2016
As youth participate in community gardens, make an effort to incorporate a college visit to connect them to a college major and career in horticulture and other career fields.
Published on December 6, 2016
A brief history on using evergreens as Christmas trees and what they symbolized.
Published on December 2, 2016
Fun facts about real Christmas trees production and their impact on the environment.
Published on November 29, 2016
Fun facts about the science of conifers, a symbol of the Christmas holiday.
Published on October 31, 2016
Despite its’ name, Jerusalem artichokes have no connection to Jerusalem and are not an artichoke, but they are very versatile and good to eat.
Published on October 21, 2016
What I learned about harvesting cranberries after visiting DeGrandchamp Farms in South Haven, Michigan, to see the cranberry harvest.
Published on September 8, 2016
Grapes can be eaten fresh or used for making wine, juice, jam, jelly, raisins, vinegar and grape seed oil.
Published on September 1, 2016
Looking for an organic, small round, pelleted form of fertilizer? Consider using fresh rabbit manure.
Published on August 19, 2016
Let’s learn some plant science at the dinner table while enjoying some Michigan fresh blueberries.
Published on August 15, 2016
Weeds can be a headache, but they can also be very helpful if we know a few basic principles. Weeds give us clues to the health of our soil in lawns, landscapes, gardens and pastures.