Gardening in Michigan

Animal Agriculture



  • Seed Saving with Shiloh Maples

    Published on February 26, 2021

    Shiloh Maples from the Indigenous Seed Keepers Network and the Native American Food Sovereignty Alliance shares her wisdom and passion for cultivating relationships with our seed friends.

  • Compost and Biochar with Brooke Comer

    Published on February 19, 2021

    Brooke shares her wisdom and delight at using compost and biochar as soil amendments , and hopefully you’ll walk away with some ideas and inspiration to incorporate into your garden.

  • Seed Starting with Rebecca Krans

    Published on February 16, 2021

    Our first episode of Cabin Fever Conversations for 2021 featured MSU Extension's Rebecca Krans teaching us about seed starting.

  • "What's U.P. @ UPREC?" August 4, 2020, Seed saving garden

    Published on August 10, 2020

    MSU Extension Educator Abbey Palmer gives a tour of the seed saving garden at MSU's Upper Peninsula Research and Extension Center in Chatham, MI. The garden is used primarily as a teaching tool for visiting school and youth groups.

  • Seed Saving with Abby Harper

    Published on April 3, 2020

    In our April 3, 2020 webinar, hosts Abigail Harper and Isabel Branstrom chatted about the power of incorporating seed saving practices into your garden.

  • Seed Saving

    Published on February 13, 2019

    Getting started with learning more about saving your seeds.

  • Saving Monarchs: What you plant can make a difference

    Help monarchs by planting milkweeds and a variety of flowers that bloom throughout summer and fall. Monarch caterpillars only eat milkweed. The butterfly survives on nectar from various flowers and so needs blooming flowers all summer and fall