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  • Lawn & Garden

    Whether you’re looking to save money, love fresh flavor or working with nature, Michigan is a great place for growing fruit, vegetables, flowers and landscape plants. MSU Extension offers resources including the popular Extension Master Gardener program.

  • Lawn Butler Scholarship Program - Spring

    Any current, full-time student at an accredited two-year or four-year American university or college is welcome to apply. There is no age or specified major requirement.

  • Lawn Butler Scholarship Program - Fall

    Any current, full-time student at an accredited two-year or four-year American university or college is welcome to apply. There is no age or specified major requirement.

  • Landscape & Lawn Maintenance Crew Members

    Hiring Organization: Lansing Lawn & Snow
    Employment type: Full-Time
    Application Deadline: May 15, 2020
    Job Location: Lansing, MI

  • Shady lawn alternatives

    Published on May 12, 2016
    Smart Gardening tip sheet on shady lawn alternatives.

  • Summer Lawn Care

    Published on July 12, 2021
    Simple cultural practices through the summer can aid the grass in surviving the stresses of summer.

  • Lawn irrigation tips

    Published on July 8, 2020
    Light, frequent irrigation during this hot, dry weather will help your lawn survive and thrive.

  • Mowing Lawn Turf (E0013TURF)

    Published on June 8, 2015
    Mowing is the most basic practice for maintaining lawn turf. Mowing performed at the correct height and frequency is essential to the health and density of the stand. Removing leaf tips induces plants to form new sprouts, increasing stand density.

  • Lawn Care - Crew Leader & Member Positions

    Hiring Organization: Larsen's Landscaping
    Employment type: Full-Time
    Application Deadline: December 1, 2022
    Job Location: Scottville, MI

  • Lawn slime

    Published on June 4, 2010

  • Shady lawn alternatives

    Published on January 30, 2014
    Make your shady area the most beautiful place in your yard.

  • Lawn Care without Pesticides

    Published on May 6, 2015

  • Lawn fertilization tips, really!

    Published on May 13, 2011
    Will Epsom salt, baby shampoo and beer really help your grass grow?

  • Early spring lawn activities

    Published on March 24, 2011
    This time of year it may be difficult to resist the urge to go do something to the lawn just to get outside. Here are some do’s and don’ts for early lawn care.

  • Labor Day lawn chores

    Published on August 28, 2014
    The Labor Day holiday signals the unofficial end to summer and also a great reminder that September is a key time for homeowners looking to spruce up the lawn.

  • Home lawn questions answered

    Published on August 21, 2009
    Home lawn questions and answers

  • Michigan Fresh: Summer Lawn Care (E3180)

    Published on January 26, 2015
    Lawn and turf care includes more than mowing and watering.

  • Moles in the lawn

    Published on April 15, 2011
    What works and doesn’t to deter moles from tunneling in turf.

  • Memorial Day lawn care

    Published on May 21, 2010