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This 5-page booklet from Michigan State University describes how to attract beneficial insects to your garden by planting native flowering plants.
The Brown Marmorated Stink Bug is native to Asia, and was first detected in Pennsylvania in 2001. It produces an unpleasant smell indoors, and can damage shade and fruit trees, vegetables and legumes.
Our Fact Sheets will help you decide what plants and varieties to grow in your home gardens, and how to grow them successfully!
Your garden soil and our local climate have a big impact on every aspect of growing plants. Find resources here on soil texture, organic matter, soil testing and more.
This invasive pest alters the structure and chemistry of the soil, and can damage lawns, landscapes and even the forest understory habitat. Learn to identify them here.
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Last updated March 30, 2023