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News for Oakland County Residents
June Landscape Tip - Roses
June is National Rose Month.
Roses are often considered the aristocrats of flowering shrubs.
In keeping with that description, they can be a high maintenance plant and sometimes challenging
to grow particularly in northern climates
Choosing hardy and disease resistant roses make growing these beauties much less demanding.
Fortunately there many new rose varieties to choose from. Click for more information on caring for roses
What’s the best way to cook those vegetables you bought last week at the farmers market? How do you select annuals that will make your yard pop with color? Learn about the best that the Great Lakes State has to offer when it comes to things that grow with help from MSU Extension’s Michigan Fresh program.
Oakland County Health Division urges residents to help keep mosquito populations low this season by taking preventive measues as part of their spring clean-up. These actions will help reduce the risk of West Nile Virus (WNV) and other mosquito-borne diseases.
Carefully assess storm-damaged trees to determine which are worth saving and which are goners.