Links to the Experts
Below, we've compiled a list of links to gardening techniques you can use in your own backyard paradise.
- Drake's 7 Dees has created a helpful Reference Center on their website.
- Garden World lists some planting guidelines to keep in mind when you bring your plants home from the nursery.
- Great Plant Picks features extensive plant fact sheets, photos and a free "Great Plant Picks Booklet". Find the best plants for your Pacific Northwest garden.
- National Gardening Association is a great resource for gardeners, covering everything from choosing and caring for plants to free e-cards & newsletters.
- Garden Forever: Gardening for people of all ages, abilities and lifestyles.
- Express your creativity and enjoy the relaxing aspects of gardening with even the smallest patio, porch or stairway: taunton.com/finegardening/.
- kidsgardening.com, created by the National Gardening Association, was developed with kids, parents and teachers in mind.
LAWN CARE TIPS
ORGANIC ROSE GARDENING
- Roses are notorious for being difficult to grow organically. This is a wonderful site, easy and interesting to read: organicrosegardening.com
OREGON ENVIRONMENTAL COUNCIL
- Slugs are a big challenge of Northwest gardeners. Impress your friends with your slug expertise: thegardenhelper.com/slugs.html.
- Understanding the Habits of Slugs Is First Line of Defense for Home Gardeners in Pacific Northwest
By: Mike Darcy
Read the article....
- Current, comprehensive information about gardening in Washington state, British Columbia and Oregon at your fingertips when you need it: www.slugsandsalal.com
WORKSHOPS & CLASSES
- Beautiful, creative approaches to reduce water waste and yard maintenance costs by 60%: xeriscape.org