October 6, 2021

Crop Spot: Brussels Sprouts

Find out more about local Brussels Sprouts, from garden to pantry, and find a recipe for Brussels Sprout Pesto!

October 5, 2021

Putting the Garden to Bed

The end of gardening season is close at hand! Find out how to save seeds, top up garden beds, and more – and use Michigan sources while doing so.

August 8, 2021

Crop Spot: Hot Peppers

Hot peppers, or chilis, are a ubiquitous part of cuisines worldwide, but actually are native to the Americas. In fact, the word ‘chili’ comes from the Aztec language,…

August 3, 2021

The Healing Power of Gardening

Eating lots of fruits and vegetables, regular exercise, and a solid sleep schedule all contribute to a healthy body and mind. But did you know that being outside…

June 8, 2021

Crop Spot: Radishes

Radishes are one of the first joys of spring, bringing pops of red and green to the field, market, and kitchen. They are easy to maintain in the…

May 14, 2021

Community Impacts through Gardening: The MSU Extension Master Gardener ® Program

Started in 1972 in Washington, the Extension Master Gardener (EMG) program is an international movement that trains passionate volunteers to engage with horticultural projects in their communities. EMGs…

May 4, 2021

Getting Started With Your Garden

Do you dream of growing your own local food? Michigan is a great place to find local sources to help you get started. If you’ve got a hurdle,…

April 23, 2021

Know your Farmer: Heartwood Forest Farm

Nestled in the Leelanau Peninsula, Heartwood Forest Farm is a woman owned and operated USDA Certified Organic farm. With two acres of land dedicated to the pollinators who…

April 22, 2021

Crop Spot: Asparagus

During Michigan springtime, one of the first vegetables you’ll find available in your garden and at the farmers market is asparagus! This versatile veggie can be prepared in…

April 8, 2021

Raised Bed Gardening Made Easy with Morgan Composting’s DAIRY DOO

How’s your garden planning coming along? Whether you’re a seasoned grower or new to the hobby, raised bed gardens are favored for their many growing benefits. They allow…