Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Northern & Central Midwest

September, 2011
Regional Report

Web Finds

Michigan State Forestry Publications
Michigan State Department of Forestry has a listing of Extension publications that involve trees and tree planting. the list includes a great PDF file on how to plant a tree properly, along with publications that can be downloaded on tree care, tree selection, and pest and disease diagnosis. If you are managing a forest plot or woodlot, this is an invaluable site. If you simply have trees in your landscape, you will find plenty of information to help you keep them healthy.


Blueberry Farm Journal
The Blueberry Years by Jim Minick (Thomas Dunne Books, 2010, $27.99) is a journal written with passion and humor by a man who chucked it all in the early nineties and started a blueberry farm with his wife. You will laugh and cry with him as he tells his story with grace and a good bit of great advice for anyone who really wants to grow blueberries.


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