Growing smart trees, shrubs and landscape plantings

Planting and caring for trees, shrubs and landscape plantings will make your yard attractive.

Selecting trees and shrubswaterlawn

General requirements and care

Native plants and beneficial insects

Pest managementGinkgo

Emerald ash borer

Gypsy moth

Conifer Corner

blackgum

Common landscape conifers: Upright and Broad: The Blue Collar ConifersDr. Bert Cregg of Michigan State University writes “Conifer Corner” regularly for “The Michigan Landscape magazine, a bimonthly publication of the Michigan Nursery and Landscape Association (MNLA). You can visit MNLA’s consumer website at Plant Michigan Green. Dr. Cregg’s articles are listed by topic below.

Additional resources