2015 Gardening Nightmare: Maple Seedlings

Maple trees have produced hundreds of millions of maple seeds this year. Amy Miller finds out why

Much to the dismay of avid gardeners and some homeowners, gutters, gardens, and lawns are all growing dozens of maple seedlings this year. Millions of helicopters fell this Spring and many have taken root. So what’s different about this year? WDET’s Amy Miller dug up a few answers by speaking with Dr. David Roberts, tree pathologist and senior academic specialist at Michigan State University.


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  • Amy Miller
    Amy has been working in public and commercial radio for the last 30 yrs. She is an award winning reporter and news anchor, born and raised in Detroit.