Links

Advice for Home Gardeners and A Homeowners Resource Guide to Lawn and Gardens

http://www.modularhomeowners.com/a-homeowners-resource-guide-to-lawn-and-gardens/

http://www.phelangardens.com/resources/gardening-tips-and-links

 

Air Pollution and Lawn Mowers

http://www.peoplepoweredmachines.com/faq-environment.htm

 

A-Z Native Gardens, Raingardens, Shorelines

http://www.bluethumb.org –  Plant Selector tool, grants, nurseries, landscapers, designers, installers, garden plans, how-to videos and more…

http://www.plantnative.org

http://bringingnaturehome.net/native-gardening/

http://www.sherburneswcd.org

 

Bees and Beekeeping

Crown Bees – The Gentle Bee Company

Pollinator Friendly Alliance www.pollinatorfriendly.org/

http://www.fragrancex.com/Fragrance-Information/beekeeping-adults-kids.html

Books

Pollinators of Native Plants (by Heather Holm)

Good Bug, Bad Bug (by Jessica Walliser)

The Truth about Organic Gardening (by Jeff Gillman)

Edible Landscaping (by Rosalind Creasy)

Great Garden Companions (by Sally Jean Cunningham)

Environmental Impact of Pesticide Use – Environmental Impact Quotient (EIQ)

http://dspace.library.cornell.edu/bitstream/1813/5203/1/FLS-139.pdf

 

Food Safety – Freezing and Canning Information

http://www1.extension.umn.edu/food-safety/

 

Invasive Species

http://www.bugwood.org

http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/invasives/index.html

http://nas.er.usgs.gov

http://www.mda.state.mn.us/plants/pestmanagement/invasivesunit.aspx

http://www.fs.fed.us/invaisves/index.shtml

http://www.invasivespecies.gov

http://www.seagrant.umn.edu/ais

www.mda.state.mn.us/misac

http://www.protectyourwaters.net

 

Local Cable TV

CTV15 North Suburbs – Thank you for the YouTube videos!

Plant Hardiness Zones (New Zones as of 2012)

http://planthardiness.ars.usda.gov/PHZMWeb/

 

Selecting Plants for Pollinators by Ecoregion (free app) and more…

http://www.pollinator.org

 

Soil Test Information

http://soiltest.cfans.umn.edu/submitti.htm

Water Levels (Information about)

http://mn.water.usgs.gov/

 

Water Pollution – Phosphorus

http://www.ecy.wa.gov/programs/wq/nonpoint/phosphorus/law.html

http://www.serconline.org/phosphorus/fact.html

 

 

Yard and Garden Information – Diseases, Plant/Weed I.D., Insect I.D.

http://extension.umn.edu/garden