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News for Oakland County Residents
Oakland County 4-H Job Opening
Love working with children and volunteers? Our office has a full-time 4-H Program Coordinator position that is now open. Apply now by clicking on this link then search under Position Title for 4-H Program Coordinator - Oakland.
A destructive disease, late blight of tomatoes and potatoes has made it appearance in home garden tomatoes.
Are tomatoes and potatoes with late blight safe for eating and canning?
Late blight on tomatoes and potatoes is a devastating fungal disease that has surfaced in Michigan.
Emerald Ash Borer Follow-up
More than a decade has passed since the battle against the emerald ash borer began in Oakland County. Most of our ash trees are dead, but the war continues.
September Landscape Tip: Fall Mums
The appearance of large, colorful mums in garden centers is usually the first sign of the coming fall. In general, these plants should be enjoyed for the seasonal display they provide and then discarded. Although some mums will overwinter in northern climates, they should be planted in the spring for the best chance of success. Click here for more information about growing mums.