4-H Environmental & Outdoor Education

Gardening in Michigan

Floriculture & Greenhouse Crop Production

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  • Native Plants to Promote Pollinators

    Published on February 16, 2021

    MI Ag Ideas to Grow With 2021 - Horticulture & Natural Resources Session: Beneficial insects and pollinators and native plants are adapted to Michigan. These insects ecosystem services that supports agriculture and gardening. Learn how to modify fence rows and gardens to attract beneficial insects and native pollinators.

  • Matching native plants to your yard's needs

    Smart Gardening: A homeowner explains his yard’s challenges, and how they’re met with native plants.

  • Smart reasons to choose native plants

    Smart Gardening: Lawns and waterfronts benefit from using native plants.

  • Insectary pants and beneficial insects with Doug Landis

    Doug Landis is a Michigan State University professor of entomology. He received SARE support to to examine the availability of insectary plants to enhance beneficial insects. This video is his NCR-SARE Farmers Forum presentation at the 2019 Michigan Family Farms Conference.