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P.O. Box 319
Mason, MI 48854
November 29, 2017 | Grass-carrying wasps build their distinctive nests in the tracks of storm windows as well as abandoned insect galleries and hollow plant stems.
November 28, 2017 | One partner provides food and the other shelter and protection from UV light and predators. Together, they can exist in climates ranging from polar to tropical and even aquatic environments.
October 4, 2017 | Join us Oct. 26 in Mason, Michigan, to learn a variety of Asian recipes, how to grow Asian greens and the health benefits of Asian cuisine.
July 28, 2017 | Bring your garden and menus alive with herbs. Register now for the “Healthful, Homegrown Herbs” workshop Aug. 24 to learn how to incorporate their amazing flavors into your menus.
July 25, 2017 | Registration deadline for the Master Gardener Volunteer Training Program in Mason, Michigan, is Aug. 14, 2017.
June 9, 2017 | Swallow-worts are an invasive plant species that kill the larvae of monarch butterflies, are toxic to deer and livestock, and choke out more desirable plant species.
May 8, 2017 | Nostoc is not easy to control; cyanobacteria have been around for about 3.5 billion years and have survived conditions ranging from volcanoes to the Ice Age.
May 2, 2017 | Learn how to grow and preserve two of summer’s best fruits, strawberries and raspberries, during “It’s the Berries” class in Ingham County. As a bonus, you’ll get to take home a jar of jam.
April 20, 2017 | Also known as fig buttercup, lesser celandine forms dense mats that outcompete other plants and is adapted to many growing environments.
April 10, 2017 | Along with lots of showers, April brings two free programs for gardeners covering low maintenance woody ornamentals on April 11, and vegetable gardening and composting tips on April 17.