Common Garden/Landscaping Questions
|Hiring a Consulting Forester
For information on several common tree diseases and insect problems contact Master Gardener's Lawn and garden Hotline at 1-888-678-3464, or 1-734-997-1819, or visit their website at www.migarden.msu.edu.
Crop Tree Management
Crop tree management is a very effective way to manage your trees. Learn more about Crop Trees and Thinning.
FireScience.org began in 2012 to provide quality data and information for students pursuing a career in fire science. We provide tools and resources to help students and professionals make well-informed decisions about their education and career training.
An updated Fire Science and Forestry scholarships and financial aid resource guide with new information including:
All this and more can be found here:
- Updated scholarships information and financial aid options
- Where to find grants and loans that pertain to this field
- A list of resources to assist students pursing a degree in fire education
For information on national forests, visit the USDA Forest Service web site.
Fruit Tree Planting & Care
Information and links on the planting and care of fruit trees.
Learn more about cutting grapevines and poison ivy vines, which can cause serious damage to standing trees.
Invasive Tree Pests
Managing Woodlots for Pollinators
Learn how trees also play an important role in the pollination process.
Other Forestry/Tree Links
Plant a Tree
Check out our Tree & Shrub Planting Guide, which includes a plant spacing chart; information on site preparation; planting; and maintenance recommendations.
Also review our handy reference, Likelihood of Deer Damage on Trees and Shrubs, which provides general guidance in selecting plants based on their deer damage potential.
Pruning Forest Trees
Learn about pruning forest trees, an excellent way to improve the value of a standing tree for a future harvest.
For information on starting or being certified as a Tree Farm, visit the American Tree Farm System web site.