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Gardening by the Month

Gardening Hot Topics for every Month- MORE INFORMATION on gardening can be found online at migarden.msu.edu. The Master Gardener Hotline is open from April to October, Monday through Friday Lines are available 9:00 am to noon and 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm at 888-678-3464 Other resources are the Michigan State Extension Service website: http://msue.anr.msu.edu/topic/info/lawn_garden news.msue.msu.ed

 Black Walnut Tree Toxicity to other plants

Ash Tree Alert

Insect and Disease Diagnostic Services

Tips on selecting an arborist

Don't Prune Oaks due to Oak Wilt

What is a Pollinator?

 

September

Amaryllis

Apple Rust

Apple Scab

Autumn Rose Care

Bats

Box Elder Bugs

Bringing Houseplants Back Indoors

Controlling Animals in the Garden

Controlling Mosquitoes & West Nile Virus

Cover Crops

Digging & Storing Summer Flowering Bulbs

Dividing Iris & Lilies

Fall Web Worm

Garlic Mustard

Harvesting Tips for Late Summer & Autumn Vegetables

Harvesting Vegetable & Garden Seeds

Hot Weather Care of New Trees & Shrubs

Incorrect Mulching Can Cause Tree Problems

Late Summer & Fall Grub Control

Lawn Aeration

Lawn Renovation

Planting Balled, Burlapped, & Bare Root Trees

Planting Hardy Bulbs

Poison Ivy Control

Preserving Herbs

Seeding or Sodding a New Lawn

Storing Vegetables Indoors

Storm Injury on Trees

Tar Spot on Maples

Ticks

Wasps, Hornets, & Yellow Jackets

When Are Apples Ripe?

August

Beat the Birds to Garden Fruit

Cabbage Insects

Caring for Cut Flowers

Controlling Mosquitoes & West Nile Virus

Drying Flowers

Earwigs

Fruit Flies? Or are They?

Guidelines for Installing, Fertilizing, & Maintaining Lake Front Lawns

Harvesting Tips for Late Summer & Autumn Vegetables

Hot Weather Care of New Trees & Shrubs

Keeping Houseplants While on Vacation

Lawn Aeration

Late Blooming Perennials

Late Summer & Fall Grub Control

Mid-Summer Care of Vegetables

Millipedes

Mulching Vegetables & Flowers

Mushrooms in the Lawn

Powdery Mildew

Rose Diseases & Pests

Spruce Needle Cast Disease

Staking Perennials

Summer Planting for Fall Vegetable Gardening

Tar Spot on Maples

Ticks

Tomato Problems

Vegetable Garden Insect & Disease Control

Wasps, Hornets, & Yellow Hackets

Watering the Lawn

When are Apples Ripe

 

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