watering trees

Watering Trees

YOUR TREES ARE THIRSTY This Fall, temperatures have been warmer than usual, the rain sparse and your trees and shrubs are suffering. They are thirsty and […]

japanese stiltgrass

Japanese Stiltgrass

Invasive Japanese stiltgrass found near Ann Arbor Be on the lookout for this new invader The Michigan Department of Natural Resources today announced that Japanese stiltgrass […]

asian longhorned beetle

Asian Longhorned Beetle

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) wants to remind everyone that August is Tree Check Month. Now is the time […]


Education is Key

A Midsummer Night’s Dream Walking Tour Speaker: Dr. Dave Roberts, PhD., Senior Academic Specialist, MSU Extension “Get your hiking boots on and don your fatigues, we’re […]

Japense beetles

Japanese Beetles

Japanese beetles aren’t just a scourge on ornamental gardens but feed on hundreds of different plant species making them well adapted to a variety of landscape […]

fireworks and trees

Fireworks and Trees

It’s that time of year, when families gather to celebrate Independence Day with food and fireworks. Some enjoy displays put on by their town, and others […]



Arborvitae require more TLC than what you might think. There are several species of arborvitae used in our Michigan landscapes. Mission, green giant, globe, upright, green […]

healthy lawns

Healthy Lawns

Dead turf can be caused by a number of reasons, including grubs, moles and salt damage. Finding the actual cause is key to solving these problems. […]

needle cast

Needle Cast

Rhizosphaera needle cast is a disease which causes premature death and casting of the needles of conifers. Blue spruce sustains the greatest damage, though the fungus […]