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DNR Reminds People Not to Prune Oak Trees in Spring or Summer

April 24th 2018

DNR Reminds People Not to Prune Oak Trees in Spring or Summer (Michigan Department of Natural Resources, April 24, 2018) Lansing, MI- Have an oak tree on your property? To keep it healthy, don’t prune it from mid-April through the summer. That’s a key time for infection with oak wilt, a serious disease that can […]

Beauty of Native Plants Presentation at Ferndale Library April 9

March 17th 2018

Beauty of Native Plants Presentation at Ferndale Library April 9 Ferndale, MI – Native plants can be used to create beautiful landscapes that are designed to increase habitat, reduce resource inputs, and build healthier outdoor living areas. Learn the principles of sustainable landscaping and how you can do your part to reduce resource inputs and […]

Ferndale: Native Plant Presentation April 27

April 24th 2016

Ferndale: Native Plant Presentation April 27 (EVENT page) FERNDALE, MI– Whether you’re a longtime gardener or just getting started, the Ferndale Library has an interesting program on Apr 27 that looks at the bigger picture of our backyards. Local plants can be crucial to bringing a balance to suburban ecosystems. Native insects need native plants. […]

ReLeaf Michigan Selling Trees for Spring Fundraiser, Deadline April 18

April 7th 2016

ReLeaf Michigan Selling Trees for Spring Fundraiser Deadline April 18 (ReLeaf Michigan, April 7, 2016) Pontiac and Orion Township, MI – ReLeaf Michigan is selling hardy trees and shrubs to the public for its annual spring fund-raising event. By planting ReLeaf Michigan’s trees on their property, residents can create ways to cool their homes and […]

Things Most People Get Wrong About Trees

November 15th 2015

Things Most People Get Wrong About Trees (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 15, 2015) Trees. Everyone has them or lives near them. Yet there are many mistakes people make in their care. Pleasant Ridge residents were recently treated to a seminar on trees that can help people in any community understand the nature of these beautiful, […]