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Michigan State University's site on gardening in Michigan. TONS of tip sheets. I'm excited.

Tip sheets | Gardening in Michigan

expert advice on winter cleanup, spring pruning, sowing seeds, planting late-season bulbs, creating containers, dividing perennials, planting trees, and planning a vegetable garden.

A Gardener's Checklist for Early Spring | Fine Gardening

Starting Succulents from Leaves- i love doing this and watching them grow :) you can get so many plants from just one succulent!

How to Propagate Succulents from Leaves

Seed Bombs! Beautify your neighborhood with these homemade gifts, perfect for Earth Day! #earthday #seedbombs

Seed Bombs: Saving the Earth One Flower at a Time

Easy step-by-step that shows how to maintain a garden rock border.

How to Maintain a Garden Rock Border - On Sutton Place

Beautifully simple moss urn. how to grow moss.Take a clump of healthy moss and crumble it into your blender. Add 2 cups of buttermilk and 2 cups of water. Blend at the lowest speed until it is completely mixed and the consistency of a thin milk shake. (add water if necessary) Paint the mixture onto rocks, pots or statuary, or simply pour it on the ground wherever you'd like your moss to grow!

Learn the ins and outs of growing dry beans and peas, including lima beans, runner beans, tepary beans, field peas and more. You’ll be surprised to learn that growing beans is a real snap.

All About Growing Dry Beans and Peas

A sand-filled trough will keep tools clean and sharp, and the oil will keep them rust-free.

Vegetable Garden Good Things

diy hypertufa pot, good to know. Wiki suggests letting it sit for a couple weeks before planting.

Tips for growing squash, Place the seeds AROUND the pot. When you water, you water inthe pot so the water comes out of the drain holes around the bottom for deep root watering.

101 Gardening: Tips for growing squash

It allows the lawn mower to cut right up to the edge! Back yard idea>>>> How cool is that folks. Makes me want to work in yard.

repurposing mirror or pic frame for a tray

Want to give your garden a splash of color this year? These long-lasting colorful garden markers are not just adorable, they are a snap to make with supplies you probably already have on hand!

Make your own nontoxic, all-natural bug repellant you can use in your home. Costs less than $1 to make.

"Spray your weeds with diluted vinegar...not only will it kill them, but the plants and soil love it. Read how here, and see the before and after pictures. I just learned about this in my winter gardening class the other day and the teacher has done it for years."

"Snip-n-Drip" Customizable Soaker Hose System • Easily create a unique watering system to fit your landscape • Set it up once, and then leave the hoses in place for easy watering all season long • Soaker hoses conserve water and keep foliage dry to minimize plant disease problems.

Inexpensive Mini Greenhouses - These worked PHENOMENALLY for seed starting this year. It was nice to be able to easily carry them all in when there was a frost warning. I kept the lids on during the day to keep heat/moisture in.

Two ol’ skillets and a dustpan have become homey, rustic, container gardens. See source for even more container suggestions.