6 Tips to Reduce Heat Stress

Every summer when the temperature goes up, we see our gardens start to suffer.  Plant vigor decreases, and wilting and scorching makes our gardens look miserable. With a few easy steps we can use some simple solutions to prevent havoc on our lovely gardens, keep them...

Ask Ron

Don’t let June bug ya’! We are not the only ones who enjoy the colors, scents and tastes of our garden plants—unfortunately, we often have to share with our non-human friends.  How can we all just get along? When you see little yellowish spots on the...

The Enigmatic Hydrangea

Hydrangeas are loved the world over. They come in several different colors ranging anywhere from white, pink, red, blue, and all hues in between. Their show of color and length of bloom are unmatched in any garden. Appallingly, more than half of our inquiries every...

Come to the Gardens

Get ideas, inspiration and education!  Get “Stuck on Gardening” at the 2010 Michigan State University Extension Public Garden Tour, Saturday, June 26 and Sunday, June 27. Enjoy a lovely day or two with your friends and family viewing 8 gardens presented by Kent County...
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