Lapeer County Master Gardener Association - Master Gardener Association
Tidbits & Recipes
 
Useful hints for busy Gardeners
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Oak Wilt in Michigan info from MSU
Click for link to February 26, 2017 article
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Sore Muscle Cream from Feb 1 presentation on Herbs
Click for 
 
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Smart Gardening to Support Monarchs
Click for link to January 6, 2017 article
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Why so few monarchs ?
Click for link to July 26, 2016 article
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Monarch Migration and Overwintering
Click for link to USDA  article
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Stop deer damage in your garden
Click for link to December 20, 2016 article
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Why is my Christmas tree beginning to grow?
Click for link to December 16, 2016 article
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Michigan Christmas Trees
Click for MSU Extension  bulletin E3230
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Front Yard Veggie Patch yields lawsuit.
Click for link to June 21, 2016 article.
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Protecting and Enhancing Pollinators
30 page pdf available from MSUE
Click for MSU Extension  bulletin  E3314

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Eastern Monarch at Risk?
Click for link to April 18, 2016 article:  Butterfly
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Desert Bloom in Death Valley National Park
Click for link to April 13 article:  "super bloom"
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Pollinators presented byAbi Saeed at MG meeting.
Please click on following links for more information:


 
Beekeeping from Purdue:  E - 53 .pdf
 
MSUE Bulletin - Attracting Benefficial Insects:  E - 2973
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Native Plant Sale at For-Mar (Genesee County Parks)
May 28, 2016
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Click for details:Plant Sale
Mail order form:2016 plant list
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Eco Days at Seven Ponds
May 14 and 15, 2016
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Please click for more details:  Plant Sale
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Bee crisis linked to virus
Click for Feb. 8, 2016 article:  Bee Crisis
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9 Honeybee friendly plants
Click for July 24, 2015 article:  friendly plants
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Flower blooms in space on board International
Space Station
Click for Jan. 19, 2016 article:  
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Popular pesticide may harm bees
for Jan. 13, 2016 article click:   neonicotinoid
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Neonicotinoid Pesticide info from NWF
Please click for Dec. 11, 2015 article:   pollinators
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Caring For Roses
Notes from Chad Perkins - Dec. 4, 2015
Please click for info:

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Chad Perkins Warrior Dash
Please click for info:

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Lawn Problem in Hot Dry Weather
For Aug 7, 2015 article click:

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The Monarch Butterfly Needs Your Help
For more info please click here
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New Label for Neonicotinoid Products
For Feb 15, 2015 article click:   michiganbees.org
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Six Ways To Save Monarchs in NWF
For Feb 10, 2015 article click:

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Lapeer Herb Circle
for Feb. 11, 2015 meeting information
click for poster

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Monarch Q&A    (1-20-15)
click here for link

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Monarch, loss of migration...  (1-15-15)
click here for link

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Everything About Roses
click here for link

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Kitchen Moths Problem
click here for link

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More Monarchs Return to Mexico
click here for link

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Bromeliads Propagating Guide
click here for link

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Desert Mistletoe
click here for more information on this parasite

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Click below for " Is That Plant Dead ?"



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Click below for Christmas Cactus Care



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Rain Gardens - Stormwater Management
click here for information from the City of Ann Arbor

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MSU EXTENSION
100 year anniversary of Smith-Lever Act
for news article click here
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Bee Safe Gardening Tips
For a two page flyer click here 
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New tests find bee-killing pesticides in 51% of “bee-friendly” plants from garden centers across U.S. and Canada.
For more info click link to: News Release
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Planting garden center flowers is good for bees
and other beneficial insects.
For more info click link to: MSU Extension News
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Are Your Nursery Plants Being Treated 
With Bee-Killing Chemicals?
For more info click link to: Mother Earth News
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Spring 2014 brings slow leaf-out of plants.
For more info click link to: MSU Extension 

 
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Click for link to: Oakland Wildflower Farm
Ruth Vrbensky, proprietor
(Speaker at April 2, 2014   Master Gardener meeting)
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Garden Plastic Recycling Program
Please save those empty plastic pots and bring them
to the Habitat for Humanity  ReStore
1633 N. Lapeer Rd., Lapeer  48446
#2 and #5 will join the regular 1st & 3rd Saturday
recycle program.
#6 will need to be separate for special collection.
Soil must be knocked out of all containers !
ReStore hours : M - F 9AM - 5PM
                          Sat.   9AM - 3PM
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Michigan Honey Festival
                  2015
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Deer resistant plants
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Click below for Dec. 6, 2013 article






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Christmas Party Dip Recipe  Dec. 6, 2013
 

 
 
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