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HISTORICAL  BULLETINS

AQUATIC PLANTS
Guide to the Identification, Mapping and Management of Aquatic Plants in Michigan (WQ55)

ANNUALS
After Planting Care (University of Illinois)
Annual Flowers (Purdue)
Annual Uses for Beginners (University of Illinois)
Annual Vines (University of Illinois)
Broad Mites (MSU pest id factsheet)
Directory of Annuals (University of Illinois)
Disease Resistant Annuals and Perennials in the Landscape (Purdue)
Growing Annual Flowers (Purdue)
Plant Life Cycles (Penn State)
Planting Annuals (University of Illinois)
Planting Locations (University of Illinois)
Sequence of Bloom of Perennials, Biennials and Bulbs (Cornell)
Soil Preparation (University of Illinois)
Transplanting Annuals into the Garden (Penn State)
What is an Annual? (University of Illinois)

BENEFICIAL INSECTS
Attracting Beneficial Insects with Native Flowering Plants (E2973)
Identifying Natural Enemies in Crops and Landscapes (E2949)

BEES
Africanized Honey Bee (OSU)
Answers to 10 Questions that Growers Frequently Ask Beekeepers (OSU)
Apple Maggot and Its Control (OSU)
Conserving Native Bees on Farmland (E2085)
Controlling Tracheal Mites in the Bee Hive (OSU)
Controlling Varroa Mites in a Bee Hive (OSU) 
Protecting Honey Bees from Pesticides (OSU)
Recommended Chemical Control Treatments for Honey Bee Diseases Pests (OSU)

BULBS
Daylilies (Purdue)
Daylily Rust (MSU pest id factsheets)
Forcing Bulbs for Indoor Bloom (Purdue)
Gladiolus Rust (MSU pest id factsheets)
Growing Hardy Bulbs (OSU)
Growing Peonies (Purdue)
Sequence of Bloom of Perennials, Biennials and Bulbs (Cornell)
Summer Flowering Bulbs (OSU)
Winter Storage of Geranium, Canna, Gladiolus, Caladium, and Begonia (Purdue)

CHILDREN'S GARDENS
Especially for Kids! Plant Zoo (Iowa)
Especially for Kids! Insect Investigator (Iowa)

CHRISTMAS TREES
Biology and Control of Zimmerman Pine Moth in Christmas Trees (E2600)
Costs and Returns in MI Christmas Tree Production (E2999)
Cytospora canker
ID, Livestock Toxicity Control of Hoary Alyssum in Christmas Trees (E2978)
IPM Pocket Guide for Weed Identification in Christmas Trees (E2975)
Living Christmas Trees for the Holidays and Beyond (Purdue)
Pine Shoot Beetle Compliance Program for Christmas Tree Growers (E2615)
Recommendation Species for Christmas Tree Planting (NCR479)
Rhizosphaera of Spruce (factsheet)
Sphaeropsis shoot blight (factsheet)

COMPOSTING
Benefits Uses (University of Illinois)
Building Your Compost Pile (University of Illinois)
Composting for Homeowners (University of Illinois)
Composting Methods (University of Illinois)
Composting Yard Waste (Iowa)
Control of Nuisance and Detrimental Molds (fungi) in Mulches and Composts (OSU)
History of Composting (University of Illinois)
Home Composting: A Guide for Home Gardeners (Penn State)
Materials of Composting (University of Illinois)
Questions About Composting (Iowa)
Reduce, Reuse & Recycle (University of Illinois)
Science of Composting (University of Illinois)
Why Compost Yard Trimmings? (University of Illinois)

CONTAINER GARDENING
Algae Control (University of Illinois)
Blueprints for Building Containers (University of Illinois)
Building Successful Containers (University of Illinois)
Choosing Combining Plants (University of Illinois)
Considering Environmental Factors (University of Illinois)
Container and Raised Bed Gardening (Purdue)
Container Gardening for Shaded Areas (MSUE)
Container Gardening for Sunny Areas (MSUE)
Container Gardening Whimsy (University of Illinois)
Constructing Caring for Contained Water Garden (University of Illinois)
Container Water Gardening (University of Illinois)
Creating Four Season (University of Illinois)
Fertilizer (University of Illinois)
Groom Basics (University of Illinois)
Growing Vines in Containers (University of Illinois)
Landscaping with Containers (University of Illinois)
Making Hanging Baskets (University of Illinois)
Making Herb & Vegetable Container Gardens (University of Illinois)
Overwintering Plants in Containers (University of Illinois)
Selecting Soil Mixes (University of Illinois)
Topiary (University of Illinois)
Troubleshooting Cultural Disease and Insect Problems (University of Illinois)
Watering (University of Illinois)
Welcome to the World of Container Gardening (University of Illinois)

DISEASES
Bacterial Leaf Spots

EDIBLE FLOWERS
Choosing a Container for Planting (University of Illinois)
A Consumer's Guide to Purchasing, Producing, Storing, and Using Edible Flowers (Penn State) 

EMERALD ASH BORER
Ash Tree Identification (E2942)
Emerald Ash Borer and Your Woodland (E2943)
Homeowner Guide to Emerald Ash Borer Treatments (E2955)
My Ash Tree is Dead! Now What Do I Do? (E2940)
Native Borers and Emerald Ash Borer Look-alikes (E2939)
Signs and Symptoms of the Emerald Ash Borer (E2938)

ENERGY
Michigan Land Use Guidelines for Siting Wind Energy Systems (WO1053)

FISHERIES
Determining the Age of Fish (E1774)
Eating Great Lakes Fish (E2028)
Michigan Aquaculture Fact Sheets (E2456)
My Bluegills Are Stunted, Help! (E1776)

FOREST PRODUCTS
Homemade Maple Syrup (E2617)
My Ash Tree is Dead! Now What Do I Do? (E2940)
Sources of Information for Forest Products Exporting (E2616)
Wood Preservation of Timber Products (E2046)

FORESTRY AND FOREST MANAGEMENT
Asian Longhorned Beetle: An Exotic Pest That We Don’t Want in Michigan (E2693)
Aspen Management in Michigan (E1552)
Biological Control of Insect Pests in Forested Ecosystems (E2679)
Emerald Ash Borer and Your Woodland (E2944)
Entomophaga maimaiga-a Natural Enemy of Gypsy Moth (E2604)
Forest Resource Management Terminology (NCR478)
Herbicides for Year-of-Planting for Forest Production (E2752)
How Much Lumber in that Tree? (E2915)
Important Considerations When Harvesting Hardwood for Income (E2832)
Michigan Forest Communities-A Field Guide and References (E3000)
Minimizing Federal Income Tax for Forest Landowners (NCR343)
Natural Enemies of Gypsy Moth: The Good Guy (E2700)
Northern Hardwood Forest Management (E2769)
Planting Oaks for Timber Other Uses (NCR605)
Protegiendo Su Casa en MI de los Incendios Forestales (E2831SP)
Recommended Alternatives to Ash Trees for Michigan’s Lower Peninsula (E2925)
Site Preparation and Tree Planting for Forest Production (E2753)
Timber Sale Contracts (E1656)
Water Quality Best Management Practices on Forest Lands (E2770)

FRUITS
Anthracnose of Grape (OSU)
Anthracnose of Raspberry and Blackberry (OSU)
Anthracnose of Strawberry (OSU)
Apple Powdery Mildew (OSU)
Apple Scab (pestid/fact sheet)
Apples A Guide to Selection and Use (OSU)
Avoidance/Management-Nematode Problem in Tree Fruit Production in Michigan (E2419)
Berries (Cornell)
Black Knot
Blueberry Diseases in Michigan (E1731)
Brambles-Production Management and Marketing (OSU)
Cherry Orchard Floor Management: Improve Profit Stewardship (E2890)
Codling Moth on Fruit Trees (OSU)
Common Diseases of the Grapevine in Michigan (E1732)
Conserving Native Bees on Farmland (E2985)
Cornell Guide to Growing Fruit at Home (Cornell)
Cost of Producing Fresh Market Apples in Western MI (E1107)
Cost of Producing Plums in Northwestern Michigan (E2470)
Cost of Producing Tart Cherries in NW Michigan (E1108)
Currants and Gooseberries(Purdue)
Fertilizing Blueberries (Purdue)
Fruit Crop Ecology and Management (E2759)
Fruit Crop Pest Management: Commercial Applicators Guide 1C replaces E2037 (E2891)
Fruits and Nuts for Edible Landscaping (Purdue)
Grapes (Cornell)
Green Apple Aphids (OSU)
Growing Pawpaws (Purdue)
Growing Strawberries (Purdue)
Growing Table Grapes in a Temperate Climate (E2774)
Growing Watermelon in the Home Garden (OSU)
Highbush Blueberry Varieties (MSU)
Late Leaf Rust of Red Raspberries (OSU)
Leather Rot of Strawberry (OSU)
Lighting Systems for Fruit and Vegetables Sorting (E2559)
Managing the Nutrition of Highbush Blueberries (E2011)
Michigan Blueberry Facts-Fruit Rot Identification Guide (E2847)
Michigan Blueberry Facts-Japanese Beetle (E2845)
Michigan Blueberry Facts-Mummy Berry (E2846)
Michigan Blueberry Facts-Virus and Virus-like Diseases of Blueberries (E3048)
Minimize Apple Bruising in the Packing Line (E2290)
Necrotic Leaf Blotch of Golden Delicious Apples (OSU)
Orange Rust of Brambles (OSU)
Organic Apples (Cornell)
Organic Blueberries (Cornell)
Organic Grapes (Cornell)
Organic Strawberries (Cornell)
Peach leaf curl (factsheet)
Persimmons (Purdue)
Pest Control in Small Vineyards (Grape) (E2698)
Phomopsis Cane and Leaf Spot of Grape (OSU)
Phomopsis Leaf Blight and Fruit Rot of Strawberry (OSU)
Phytophthora Root Rot of Raspberry (OSU)
Plant Tissue Sampling to Determine Fruit Fertilizer Needs (E2482)
Plums A Guide to Selection and Use (OSU)
Pollination of Fruits and Nuts (Purdue)
Powdery Mildew of Grape (OSU)
Propagating Highbush Blueberries (E1680)
Pruning Mature Apples and Pears (OSU)
Raspberry and Blackberry High Tunnel Production Guide (Cornell)
Raspberry Diseases in Michigan (E1730)
Raspberries for the Backyard Fruit Planting (OSU)
Red Stele Root Rot of Strawberry (OSU)
Scab of Apple and Crabapple (OSU)
Scab of Peach, Nectarine, Plum and Apricot (OSU)
Soil Quality in Vegetables and Small Fruit Production (OSU)
Spur Blight of Red Raspberries (OSU)
Storage Guidelines for Fruits Vegetables (Cornell)
Strawberry Diseases in Michigan (E1728)
Strawberry Leaf Spot Diseases (OSU)
Table Grape Varieties for Michigan ( E2642)
Training and Pruning Apple Trees (Cornell)
2008 Michigan Fruit Management Guide (E0154)
Unusual Fruit Plants for Gardens in the North Central Region (E2747)
Verticillium Wilt of Raspberry (OSU)
Verticillium Wilt of Strawberry (OSU)
Vineyard Establishment I-Pre-plant Decisions (E2644)
Vineyard Establishment II-Planting and Early Care of Vineyards (E2645)
White Rot and Botryosphaeria Canker of Apple (OSU)
Wine Grape Varieties for Michigan (E2643)
Winter Injury to Grapevines and Methods of Protection (E2930)
X-DISEASE (Mycoplasma disease of peaches and nectarines (OSU)

GENERAL GARDENING
A Guide to Identifying Plant Disease Symptoms (E1592)
Attracting Beneficial Insects with Native Flowering Plants (E2973)
Autumn Gardening Calendar (Purdue)
Consumer's Guide to Purchasing, Producing, Storing, and Using Edible Flowers(Penn State)
Diagnosing Herbicide Injury on Garden and Landscape (Purdue)
Disease Control in Your Home Garden (University of Illinois)
Disease Resistant Annuals and Perennials in the Landscape (Purdue)
Garden Tips: Guidelines to Seasonal Chores (Iowa)
Gardening in Containers (OSU)
Growing Perennials (NCR556)
Growing Transplants (University of Illinois)
A Guide to Flowering and Why Plants Fail to Bloom (Purdue)
Hotbeds and Cold Frames (Purdue)
Hydroponics at Home (E1853)
Insect Control in Your Home Garden (University of Illinois)
Lichens (Iowa)
Low-Cost Grow-Light Frame Plans
Managing Yard Wastes; Clippings and Compost (Purdue)
Natural Enemies in Your Garden: A Homeowner’s Guide (E2719)
New Plants from Layering (Purdue)
New Plants from Cuttings (Purdue)
New Plants from Layering (Purdue)
Pest Control in Small Vineyards (E2698)
Planning a Garden (University of Illinois)
Planting (University of Illinois)
A Pocket Guide for IPM Scouting in Herbaceous Perennials (E2981)
Soil test kits self mailer (MSU lab)
Spring Garden Calendar (Purdue)
Summer Garden Calendar (Purdue)
Starting Seeds Indoors (Purdue)
Winter Garden Calendar

GREENHOUSE MANAGEMENT
Attracting Beneficial Insects with Native Flowering Plants (E2973)
Chemical Disease Controls for the Greenhouse Industry (E2750)
Greenhouse Floral Crops (Cornell)
Greenhouse Raspberry Production Guide (Cornell)
2007 Insect Controls for the Greenhouse Industry (E2696)

GYPSY MOTH
Calosoma sycophanta: A Natural Enemy of Gypsy Moth Larvae (E2622)
Common Oak Defoliators in Michigan (It’s not always Gypsy Moth!) (E2633)
Comparing Gypsy Moth w/Forest Tent Eastern Tent Caterpillar (E2299)
Comprendiendo la Conducta de los Incendios Forestales en MI (E2882SP)
Gypsy Moth and Your Shade Trees (E2634)
Natural Enemies of Gypsy Moth: The Good Guy (E2700)
Pheromone Traps the Gypsy Moth (E2585)

HERBS
Growing Herbs Indoor (Penn State University)
Growing Herbs (Purdue)
Herbs (University of Illinois)
Growing Herbs Outdoors (Penn State University)

HOUSEPLANTS
Africian Violet Care (Purdue)
Caring for Houseplants (Penn State)
Ferns for Indoors (Purdue)
Forcing Branches for Winter Color (Purdue)
Forcing Bulbs for Indoor Bloom (Purdue)
Homemade Potting Media (Penn State)
Horticultural Therapy (E1847)
Houseplants: Common Insects Diseases (E2018)
How to Recognize Control Oedema in Ornamental Plants (E1581)
Indoor Plant Care (Purdue)
Narcissus (Purdue)
Planting Your Aquarium (Purdue)
Poinsettia (Purdue)
Poinsettias: Care of House Garden Plants (E2243)
Propagating Houseplants (Penn State)
Terrariums (Purdue)

INSECTS
Africanized Household and Structural Pest Management (OSU)
American Cockroach (OSU)
Ants In and Around the Home (OSU)
Attracting Insect's Natural Enemies(Cornell)
Assassin Bugs (OSU
Bagworm and its Control (OSU)
Bed Bugs and Their Relatives (OSU)
Birch Leafminer (OSU
Black Flies (OSU)
Black Vine Weevil (OSU)
p://ohioline.osu.edu/hyg-fact/2000/2061A.html">Black Widow Spider (OSU)
Bronze Birch Borer Management (OSU)
Brownbanded Cockroach (OSU)
Carpenter Ants (OSU)
Carpenter Bees (OSU)
Carpet Beetles (OSU)
Centipedes (OSU)
Chiggers (OSU)
Chinch Bugs in Turf (OSU)
Cicadas (OSU)
Cicada Killer Wasp (OSU)
Clothes Moths (OSU)
Clover Mite (OSU)
Cluster and Face Flies(OSU)
Codling Moth on Fruit Trees (OSU)
Confused and Red Flour Beetles (OSU)
Conifer Bark Beetles (OSU)
Controlling Tracheal Mites in the Bee Hive (OSU)
Controlling Varroa Mites in a Bee Hive (OSU)
Cooley Spruce Gall Adelgid on Colorado Blue Spruce (OSU)
Cooley Spruce Gall Adelgid on Douglas Fir (OSU)
Crickets (OSU)
Flies (OSU)
Drain Flies (OSU)
Earwigs (OSU)
Eastern and Forest Caterpillars and their Control (OSU)
Eastern Spruce Gall Adelgid (OSU)
Emerald Ash Borer (MSU pest id factsheet)
European Pine Sawfly (OSU)
Firefly (OSU)
Fleas (OSU)
Fungus Beetles (OSU)
Fungus Gnats (OSU)
German Cockroach (OSU)
Granary and Rice Weevils (OSU)
Grass Thrips (OSU)
Green Apple Aphids (OSU)
Greenbug Aphid and its Control (OSU)
Ground Beetles (OSU)
Ground Nesting Bees and Wasps (OSU)
Hairy Chinch Bug and its Control (OSU)
Hide and Larder Beetle(OSU)
Horse and Deer Flies (OSU)
Horsehair Worms (OSU)
House Dust Mites (OSU
Indianmeal Moth (OSU)
Insect Traps and Barriers (Cornell)
Japanese Beetle (factsheet)
Lace Bugs (OSU)
Lady Beetle (OSU)
Midges and Crane Flies (OSU)
Millipedes (OSU)
Mites Annoying Humans (OSU)
Mosquito Pest Management (OSU)
Mud Daubers (OSU)
Paper Wasps and Hornets (OSU)
Parasitic Wasps (OSU)
Pharaoh Ant (OSU)
Praying Mantis (OSU)
Root Weevils and their Relatives (OSU)
Rosy Apple Aphid (OSU)
Sap Beetles (OSU)
Silverfish and Firebrats (OSU)
Slugs and Their Management (OSU)
Sod Webworm Managements In Lawns (OSU)
Spiders In and Around the House (OSU)
Spider Mites and Their Control (OSU)
Spring and Fall Cankerworms (and other inchworms and loopers (OSU)
Springtail (OSU)
Termite Baits (OSU)
Termite Control (OSU)

LANDSCAPING                                                                                                                                                                                         Bacterial Crown Gall on Ornamentals in the Landscape (OSU)
Balance (University of Minnesota)
Black Walnut Toxicity (Purdue)
Bronze Birch Borer Management (OSU)
Building Boulder Walls (University of Minnesota)
Building a Flexible Lined Pond (University of Minnesota)
Building Overhead Structures, Pergolas and Arbors (University of Minnesota)
Cottony Maple Scale and its Management (OSU)
Disease Resistant Annuals and Perennials in the Landscape (Purdue)
Eastern and Forest Tent Caterpillars and their Control (OSU)
Eastern Spruce Gall Adelgid (OSU)
Emphasis (University of Minnesota)
European Pine Sawfly(OSU)
Fertilizing Woody Plants (Purdue)
Fruits and Nuts for Edible Landscaping (Purdue)
Grub Control Chart (MSU)
Growing Wisteria (OSU)
Deciduous Woody Groundcover (Cornell)
Hedges (Purdue)
Herbaceous Ornamentals for Shade (OSU)
Homemade Potting Media (Penn State)
Hydrangeas in the Landscape (OSU) 
Imprelis Herbicide Injury to Landscape Trees (MSUE)
Insect and Mite Control on Woody Ornamentals and Herbaceous Perennials (OSU)
Landscape Plants for Moist to Slightly Moist Areas (Purdue)
Landscape Plants for Areas with Full Sun (Purdue)
Landscape Plants for Sandy Soils (Purdue)
Landscape Plants for Shady Areas (Purdue)
Landscape Plants for Wet Areas (Purdue)
Maintaining Healthy Rhododendrons and Azaleas in the Landscape (OSU)
Mole Product Chart (MSU)
Ornamental Grasses with Winter Interest (Iowa)
Planting Landscape Trees and Shrubs (Purdue)
Powdery Mildews on Ornamental Plants (OSU)
Pruning Ornamental Trees and Shrubs (Purdue)
Rain Gardens: A Household Way to Improve Water Quality in Your Community (University of Wisconsin)
Rain Gardens: A How-to Manual for Homeowners (University of Wisconsin)
Rain Gardens of West Michigan (URBAN)
Recommended Urban Trees (Cornell)
Root Problems on Plants in the Garden and Landscape (OSU)
Salt Damage in Landscape Plants (Purdue)
Scab of Apple and Crabapple (OSU)
Scab of Peach, Nectarine, Plum and Apricot (OSU)
Scale (University of Minnesota)
Sequence (University of Minnesota)
Sequence of Bloom of Perennials, Biennials and Bulbs (Cornell)
Shade Tolerant Trees, Shrubs and Groundcovers (Penn State)
Simplicity (University of Minnesota)
Spreading Ornamental Plants: Virtues and Vices (Purdue)
Transplanting Guide (Cornell)
Using Mulches in Managed Landscapes (Purdue)
Variety (University of Minnesota)
Verticillium Wilt of Trees and Shrubs (University of Minnesota)
Weed Control for the Garden & Landscaping (Purdue)

LANDSCAPING,GROUNDCOVERS
Annual and Perennial Vines (Purdue)
Deciduous Woody Groundcovers (Cornell)
Groundcovers (Purdue)

LAWNS (see turfgrass)
Be Phosphorus Smart
Crabgrass Control in Home Lawns (E0002TURF)
Cultivars of Lawns (E0003TURF)
Flooding of Turf (E0020TURF)
Ground Ivy in Lawns (E0006TURF)
Home Lawn Grub Control (Fact Sheet)
Homeowner's Lawn Care and Water Quality Almanac (Cornell)
Irrigation Practices to Preserve Water Quality (E0009TURF)
Japanese Beetle (E0010TURF)
Lawn*A*Syst: An Environmental Risk Assessment Guide for Lawn Care (WQ53)
Lawn Care without Pesticides (Cornell)
Managing Yard Waste to Preserve Water Quality (E0012TURF)
Moles (MSUE)
Mowing Lawn Turf (E0013TURF)
Nine Steps for Establishing a New Lawn Using Sod (E2911)
Optimizing Cultural Practices to Improve Athletic Field Performances (E0018TURF)
Performance of Bentgrass Cultivars Selections Under Putting Greens (E2917)
Performance of Kentucky Bluegrass Cultivars in Michigan (E2924)
Performance of Tall Fescue Turfgrass Cultivars in Michigan (E2923)
Phosphorus and Home Lawns (E0021TURF)
Purchasing Quality Turfgrass Seed: Read the Label (E0014TURF)
Soil test kits self mailer
Sod Webworm Management in Lawns (OSU)
Turf Tips for Golf Course Superintendents-Ataenius Aphod (E2624)
Turf Tips for Golf Course Superintendents-Black Cutworms (E2623)
Turf Tips for Homeowners-European Chafer (E0022TURF)
Turf Tips: Bluegrass Billbug (E2497)
Turf Tips: European Chafer (E2500)
Turf Tips: Hairy Chinch Bug (E2496)
Turf Tips: Sod Webworm (E2498)
Turfgrass (Cornell)
Turfgrass Species and Cultivar Selection (E2912)
Watch for Grub Damage in the Fall and Next Spring (E0016TURF)
White Grubs in New Sod: What Do I Do? (E0017TURF)
Winter Kill of Turfgrass (E0019TURF)

MUSHROOMS
Don’t Pick Poison-When Gathering Mushrooms for Food in MI (E2777)
May is Morel Month in Michigan (E2755)
Oyster Mushrooms (Penn State)
Shiitake on Natural and Synthetic Logs (Penn State)

ORGANIC GARDENING OR FARMING
Flaming as a Method of Weed Control in Organic Farming Systems (E3038)
Growing an Organic Garden-the Fundamentals (Penn State)
Organic Apples (Cornell)
Organic Beans (Cornell)
Organic Blueberries (Cornell)
Organic Cole (Cornell)
Organic Cucumbers and Squash (Cornell)
Organic Grapes (Cornell)
Organic Lettuce (Cornell)
Organic Mulches (Iowa)
Organic Peas (Cornell)
Organic Potatoes (Cornell)
Organic Spinach (Cornell)
Organic Strawberries (Cornell)

PERENNIALS
Bed Preparation and Maintenance (University of Illinois)
Care and Maintenance of Perennials (Penn State)
Daylily Rust (MSU pest id factsheet)
Disease Resistant Annuals and Perennials in the Landscape (Purdue)
Dividing Perennials (Penn State)
Growing Chrysanthemums (OSU)
Growing Chrysanthemums (Purdue)
Growing Clematis (OSU)
Growing Dahlias (OSU)
Growing Hostas (OSU)
Growing Peonies (OSU)
Growing Perennials (Purdue)
Insect and Mite Control on Woody Ornamentals and Herbaceous Perennials (OSU)
Perennial Garden Design (University of Illinois)
Perennial Design and Style (University of Illinois)
Perennial Flowers (Purdue)
Perennial Placement (University of Illinois)
Perennial Selections (University of Illinois)
Recommended Perennial Flowers (Purdue)
Roses (Purdue)
Sequence of Bloom of Perennials, Biennials and Bulbs (Cornell)
Site Assessment for Perennial Garden Design (University of Illinois) 

PEST MANAGEMENT-FOREST, HOME
Biology and Management of Balsam Twig Aphid (E2813)
Biology and Management of Beech Bark Disease (E2746)
Biology and Management of Pine Needle Scale (E2812)
Comparing Gypsy Moth w/Forest Tent E. Tent Caterpillar (E2299)
Directory of Exotic Forest Insect Disease Pests (E2811)
Fruit Crop Ecology and Management (E2759)
Homeowner Guide to Emerald Ash Borer Treatments (E2955)
Native Borers and Emerald Ash Borer Look-alikes (E2939)
Natural Enemies of Gypsy Moth: the Good Guys (E2700)
Pest Control in Small Vineyards (E2698)
Reading a Pesticide Label (E2182)
Signs and Symptoms of the Emerald Ash Borer (E2938)

POISON IVY
Hiedra Venenosa (E2946SP)
Poison Ivy (Purdue)
Poison Ivy: Identification, Prevention, Treatment and Control (E2946)

PONDS
About Water Gardens (University of Illinois)
Aquatic Plant Selection (University of Illinois)
Building a Flexible Lined Pond (University of Minnesota)
Container Water Gardening (University of Illinois)
Planting Aquatic Plants (University of Illinois)
Pond Water Quality (Purdue)
Ponds (Ohio)
Winter and Summer Fish Kills in Ponds (Ohio)

PRUNING
Pruning Herbaceous Plants (Penn State)
Pruning Landscape Trees (Penn State)

SHRUBS
Arborvitae for the Home Landscape (OSU)
Bacterial Crown Gall on Ornamentals in the Landscape(OSU)
Control of Phytophthora and Other Major Disease of Ericaceous Plants (OSU)
Deciduous Trees and Shrubs with All Season Interest (OSU)
Downy Mildew of Crucifers (OSU)
Hawthorns in the Landscape (OSU)
Phomopsis and Kabatina Tip Blights of Junipers(OSU)
Powdery Mildews on Ornamental Plants(OSU)
Pruning: An Illustrated Guide to Pruning Ornamental Trees & Shrubs (Cornell)
Rhizosphaera Needlecast on Spruce(OSU)
Sexes in Ornamentals Crabapple (OSU)
Trees and Home Construction(OSU)
Yellowing, Dieback and Death of Narrow-Leafed Evergreens (OSU)

SOILS & FERTILITY
Applying Bio-solids to Land in Michigan (E2780)
Cover Crops Choices for Michigan (E2884)
N-P-K Fertilizers (E0896)
Sampling Soils for Fertilizer and Lime Recommendations (E0498)
Sampling Soils for Fertilizer and Lime Recommendations-Supplement (E0498S)
Secondary Micronutrients for Vegetable and Field Crops (E0486)
Soil test kits self mailer

TREES
Ash Tree Identification (E2942)
Biology and Management of Balsam Twig Aphid (E2813)
Biology and Management of Beech Bark Disease (E2746)
Biology and Management of Pine Needle Scale (E2812)
Control of Pine Root Collar Weevil (E2560)
Cornell Guide for Planting and Maintaining Trees and Shrubs (Cornell)
Crabapple Selection Guide (E2177)
Cytospora canker (factsheet)
Diagnosing Shoot-Boring Insects of Pine (NCR528)
Distinguishing Ash from Other Common Trees (E2892)
Dogwood Anthracnose (MSU pest id factsheets)
Don’t Be Fooled by Look-Alikes! (E2943)
Emerald Ash Borer (MSU pest id factsheet)
Fall Needle Drop
Fall Webworm (factsheet)
Fertilizing Trees and Shrubs (MSU pest id factsheets)
How to Care for Tree Wounds (OSU)
Identification and Management of European Pine Sawfly (E2654)
Identification and Management of Fall Webworm (E2695)
Identification and Management of Orange-striped Oakworm (E2694)
Lichens (factsheet)
Magnolia Scale (factsheet)
Maple Bladder Gall Mite (factsheet)
Maple Petiole Borer (factsheet)
Maple Tar Spot (factsheet)
Phomopsis Canker of Spruce (E2417)
Pine Needle Midge (E2061)
Pine Needle Scale (OSU)
Pine Wilt Disease-Nematode (MSU pest id factsheet)
Pocket IPM Scouting Guide for Woody Landscape Plants (E2839)
Pruning: An Illustrated Guide to Pruning Ornamental Trees & Shrubs (Cornell)
Redheaded Pine Sawfly (OSU)
Recommended Alternatives to Ash Trees for Michigan’s Lower Peninsula (E2925)
Rhizosphaera of Spruce (factsheet)
Selecting Trees for Your Home (University of Illinois)
Sphaeropsis shoot blight (factsheet)
Transplanting or Moving Trees and Shrubs in the Landscape (Penn State)
Tree Exposure (University of Illinois)
Tree Pests (University of Illinois)
Tree Size (University of Illinois)
Tree Tolerance (University of Illinois)
Tree Uses (University of Illinois)
Trees and Home Construction (OSU)
Using Porous Asphalt and CU-Structural Soil (Cornell)
Using Trees and Shrubs for Privacy and Wind Screening (Penn State)
Verticillium Wilt of Trees and Shrubs (University of Minnesota)
Windbreaks and Shade Trees (Penn State)

TURFGRASS (see lawn)
Broadleaf Weed Problems in Lawns (University of Illinois )
Choosing Fertilizers for Your Lawn (University of Illinois)
Control of Broadleaf Weeds in Home Lawns (Purdue)
Control of Crabgrass in Home Lawns (Purdue)
Crabgrass Control in Home Lawns (E0002TURF)
Cultivars of Lawns (E0003TURF)
Dealing with White Grubs in Lawns (University of Illinois)
Establishing Turfgrass Areas from Seed (Purdue)
Fairy Ring and Mushrooms in Lawns (University of Illinois)
Fertilizing Schedule for Home Lawns (University of Illinois)
Flooding of Turf (E0020TURF)
Ground Ivy in Lawns (E0006TURF)
Guidelines for Mowing Lawns Properly (University of Illinois)
Identification and Control of Perennial Grassy Weeds in Turfgrass (Purdue)
Imprelis Herbicide Injury to Landscape Trees (MSUE)
Irrigation Practices to Preserve Water Quality (E0009TURF)
Japanese Beetle (E0010TURF)
Lawn*A*Syst: An Environmental Risk Assessment Guide for Lawn Care (WQ53)
Lawn Care Calendar (University of Illinois)
Lawn Repair and Renovation (University of Illinois)
Managing Crabgrass in Home Lawns (University of Illinois)
Managing Ground Ivy and Violets in Lawns (University of Illinois)
Managing Lawns During Droughts (University of Illinois)
Managing Patch Diseases in Lawns (University of Illinois)
Managing Thatch in Home Lawns (University of Illinois)
Managing Yard Waste to Preserve Water Quality (E0012TURF)
Mowing Lawn Turf (E0013TURF)
Nine Steps for Establishing a New Lawn Using Sod (E2911)
Nonchemical Pest Control for the Home Lawn and Garden(Iowa State University)
Optimizing Cultural Practices to Improve Athletic Field Performances (E0018TURF)
Perennial Grassy Weeds in Lawns (University of Illinois)
Performance of Bentgrass Cultivars Selections Under Putting Greens (E2917)
Performance of Kentucky Bluegrass Cultivars in Michigan (E2924)
Performance of Tall Fescue Turfgrass Cultivars in Michigan (E2923)
Phosphorus and Home Lawns (E0021TURF)
Planting a New Lawn (University of Illinois)
Purchasing Quality Grass Seed for Your Lawn (Purdue)
Purchasing Quality Turfgrass Seed: Read the Label (E0014TURF)
Rust Diseases in Lawns (University of Illinois)
Seven Simple Steps to a Better Home Lawn (Purdue)
Soil and Site Preparation (University of Illinois)
Sod Webworm Management in Lawns (OSU)
Turf Tips for Golf Course Superintendents-Ataenius Aphod (E2624)
Turf Tips for Golf Course Superintendents-Black Cutworms (E2623)
Turf Tips for Homeowners-European Chafer (E0022TURF)
Turf Tips: Bluegrass Billbug (E2497)
Turf Tips: European Chafer (E2500)
Turf Tips: Hairy Chinch Bug (E2496)
Turf Tips: Sod Webworm (E2498)
Turfgrass Species and Cultivar Selection (E2912)
Watch for Grub Damage in the Fall and Next Spring (E0016TURF)
Watering Guidelines for Lawns (University of Illinois)
White Grubs in New Sod: What Do I Do? (E0017TURF)
Winter Kill of Turfgrass (E0019TURF)

VEGETABLES
Asparagus Miner (E3143)
Bacterial Canker of Tomato (E1943)
Beans (MSUE)
Caring for Your Soil (MSUE)
Chinese Vegetables (Purdue)
Cold Frame, Hot Bed Construction and Use (OSU)
Cole Crops (MSUE)
Commercial Vegetable Recommendations-Cole Crops (E1591)
Commercial Vegetable Recommendations-Radish, Rutabaga, Turnip (E2207)
Contain Gardening for Vegetables and Herbs (MSUE)
Container and Raised Bed Gardening (Purdue University)
Container Vegetable Gardening (OSU)
Cost of Producing Machine Harvest Pickling Cucumbers in MI (E2495)
Cover Crop Choices for Michigan Vegetables (E2896)
Diseases of Potato: Late Blight (E1802)
Diseases of Potato: Verticillium Wilt Early Vine Death (E2576)
Early Blight of Tomato (MSU pest id factsheets)
FAQ About Late Blight in Potatoes and Tomatoes (MSUE)
Fall Vegetable Garden (Purdue)
Fusarium Yellows of Celery in Michigan (E1823)
Garden Planning (MSUE)
Gardening in Containers (OSU)
Get started with Vegetable Gardening (MSUE)
Gourds(Purdue University)
Growing Beans in the Home Vegetable Garden(Purdue University)
Growing Cucumbers, Melons, Squash, Pumpkins and Gourd(Purdue University)
Growing Cucumbers, Peppers, Squash and Tomatoes in Containers (OSU)
Growing Greens (MSUE)
Growing Muskmelons in the Home Garden (OSU)
Growing Potatoes (MSUE)
Guidelines for Harvesting Vegetables (Cornell)
Harvesting Vegetables (MSUE)
Harvesting Vegetables from Your Home Garden (University of Illinois)
Heirloom Vegetable Garden (Cornell)
Home Vegetable Variety Guide (Factsheet)
Hot Beds and Cold Frames (Purdue)
Insect, Disease and Nematode Control of Commercial Veggies (E0312)
Integrated Pest Management for Vegetable Gardens (Iowa State University)
Late Blight and Other Potato Diseases
Late Blight of Tomato (MSU pest id factsheet)
Late Blight on Potato Organic Management (eXtension)
Leafy Greens for the Home Garden (Purdue)
Nutrient Recommendations for Vegetable Crops (E2934)
Oilseed Radish: a New Cover Crop for Michigan (E2907)
Onions (MSUE)
Onions-Commercial Vegetable Recommendations (E1307)
Optimizing Fruit Quality in Fresh Market Tomato (E2927)
Peas (MSUE)
Peppers (MSUE)
Peppers-Commercial Vegetable Recommendations (E1815)
Planting the Garden (University of Illinois)
Planting Vegetables: includes list of cool and warm season crop (MSUE)
Plasticulture for Michigan Vegetable Production (E2980)
Potato Cycst Nematode (MSU pest id factsheet)
Producing Garlic in Michigan (E2722)
Pumpkins, Squash, Gourds-Commercial Veggie Recommendations (E1953) 
Raised Bed Gardening (OSU)
Rhubarb(Purdue University)
Rhubarb: Cultural Guidelines for Michigan (E1577)
Secondary Micronutrients for Veggies (E0486)
Septoria Leaf Spot of Tomato (MSU pest id factsheet)
Small Plot and Intensive Gardening (Purdue University)
Soil Quality in Vegetable and Small Fruit Production (OSU)
Squashed Bug (OSU)
Starting Seeds Indoors (Purdue)
Storage Guidelines for Fruits and Vegetables(Cornell)
Storing Vegetables and Fruits at Home (Purdue)
Storing Vegetables from Your Home Garden (University of Illinois)
Striped Cucumber (OSU)
Sweet Corn (MSUE)
Sweet Potato (Purdue University)
Tomatoes (MSUE)
Tomatoes (Purdue University)
Tomatoes End Blossom Rot (Cornell)
Vegetable Calendar (MSUE)
Vegetable Directory (University of Illinois)
Vegetable Garden Basics (University of Illinois)
Vegetables (Cornell)
Weed Control Guide for Vegetable Crops (E0433)
Yields of Michigan Vegetable Crops (E1565)

WEEDS
Common Weed Seedlings of North Central States (NCR607)
Giant Hogweed (E2935)
ID, Livestock Toxicity Control of Hoary Alyssum in Christmas Trees (E2978)
IPM Pocket Guide for Weed Identification in Nurseries and Landscapes (E2982)
Screening for herbicide Resistant Horseweed (MSU pest id factsheet)

WILDFIRE
Comprendiendo la Conducta de los Incendios Forestales in MI (E2882SP)
Protegiendo Su Casa en Michigande los Incendios Forestales (E2831SP)
Understanding Wildfire Behavior in Michigan (E2882)
Wildfire Series: Protect your Michigan Home from Wildfire (E2831)

WILDFLOWERS
Introduction to Wildflowers (University of Illinois)
Native Plants (University of Illinois)
Obtaining Plants & Seeds (University of Illinois)
Wildflower Directory (University of Illinois)
Wildflowers Habitats (University of Illinois)

WILDLIFE
Attracting Butterflies to Your Yard (Purdue University)
Attracting Hummingbirds to Your Yard (Purdue University)
Deer Barriers…Fencing, Repellants, Dog Restraint Systems (E2672)
Deer Resistant Plants for Homeowners (E3042)
Managing Game Birds (E0692)
Michigan Butterflies and Skippers (E2675)
Michigan Snakes-A Field Guide and Pocket Reference (E2000)
Michigan Venison (E0657)
Understanding Wildfire Behavior in Michigan (E2882)
Wildlife Damage Management (Cornell)