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  • Cabin Fever Conversations is back starting Feb. 5, 2021

    Published on January 26, 2021
    Winter blues have you longing for summer days in the garden? Spend your Friday lunch with Cabin Fever Conversations!

  • Get your mind into the garden with Cabin Fever Conversations

    Published on March 31, 2020
    Social isolation have you feeling cooped up? Geek out with MSU Extension with lighthearted and educational gardening conversations held virtually each week.

  • Gardening for Birds with Linnea Rowse

    Published on May 15, 2020

    On the May 15, 2020 episode of Cabin Fever Conversations, Linnea Rowse from Michigan Audubon cured our boredom with bird-om and helped us understand how even the smallest home garden can help sustain migratory bird populations.

  • Honey Bees with Ana Heck

    Published on April 24, 2020

    On our April 24, 2020 Cabin Fever Conversation, we were joined with Ana Heck from MSU's Department of Entomology.

  • Wild Bees with Kelsey Graham

    Published on May 8, 2020

    On the May 8, 2020 episode of Cabin Fever Conversations, Kelsey Graham introduced us to some of Michigan's wild bee species, and provided guidance on supporting these essential pollinators in gardens.

  • Soil Life with Ali Zahorec

    Published on June 12, 2020

    On this episode of Cabin Fever Conversations, we are joined by Ali Zahorec to learn all about the "secret life of soil".

  • Edible Landscaping with Naim Edwards

    Published on May 1, 2020

    On our May 1, 2020 Cabin Fever Conversation, Naim Edwards helped us imagine gardens and public spaces bounding with edible plants - including annual produce, perennial fruits, and nut trees!

  • Houseplants with Sayde Heckman

    Published on April 10, 2020

    On our April 10, 2020 Cabin Fever Conversation, we chatted with Sayde Heckman about her love of houseplants (and her current collection of 138 houseplants!).

  • Naturalizing Yards with Egypt Krohn

    Published on May 29, 2020

    On the May 29, 2020 episode of Cabin Fever Conversations, Egypt Krohn (Allen Neighborhood Hunter Park Gardenhouse) helped us re-imagine how we use the space outside our homes to invest in ecological health.

  • Engaging in Science with Abbey Palmer

    Published on May 22, 2020

    On the May 22, 2020 episode of Cabin Fever Conversations, Abbey Palmer helped sparked our wonder by showing us small ways we can be scientists in our garden, with some great tips for kid (and adult!) friendly practices to foster your curiosity.

  • Monarch Butterflies with Nate Haan

    Published on June 5, 2020

    On the June 5, 2020 episode of Cabin Fever Conversations, Nate Haan walked us through the incredible journey of Monarch Butterflies.

  • Container Gardens with Rebecca Finneran

    Published on April 24, 2020

    On our April 24, 2020 Cabin Fever Conversation, Rebecca Finneran of MSU Extension shared here passion and enthusiasm for gardening in containers, and gave attendees inspiration and ideas for expanding their own container gardens.

  • Seed Saving with Abby Harper

    Published on April 3, 2020

    In our April 3, 2020 webinar, hosts Abigail Harper and Isabel Branstrom chatted about the power of incorporating seed saving practices into your garden.

  • Beat cabin fever with physical activity

    Published on January 4, 2013
    Physical activitity is important for bodies of all ages, even in the winter.

  • Conversations in the Community with Shakara Tyler and Erin Preston-Johnson Bevel

    Published on March 25, 2021

    Hosted by Naim Edwards, MSU Extension. We speak with Shakara Tyler and Erin Preston-Johnson Bevel who are working with the Detroit Black Farmer Land Fund to increase access to land for urban growing in the city of Detroit.

  • Conversations in the Community with Morgan Doherty

    Published on April 7, 2021

    We speak with Morgan Doherty of Tender Heart Gardens and Capital United Land Trust in Lansing.

  • Conversations in the Community with Allan Whitley

    Published on March 8, 2021

    Allan Whitley from Root of the Vine Urban Garden shares about his work to broaden community gardening engagement in his neighborhood in Lansing. To learn more, check out ROTV’s Facebook page!

  • Compost and Biochar with Brooke Comer

    Published on February 19, 2021

    Brooke shares her wisdom and delight at using compost and biochar as soil amendments , and hopefully you’ll walk away with some ideas and inspiration to incorporate into your garden.

  • Insects in the Garden with David Lowenstein

    Published on March 16, 2021

    David Lowenstein from MSU Extension helps us build better relationships with the insects that cohabitate in our garden and can be surprisingly helpful.