Resources

Links on the Resource pages will take you to different websites. Happy gardening!

Local Assistance

Want to know more about gardening? Looking for plants that will thrive in your yard? Want more ideas for using fewer pesticides? Your local Master Gardeners can help. They are experts with knowledge of what works best where you live.

Find green gardening products or landscape services by contacting an ecoPro or EnviroStars certified landscape professional or nursery. ecoPro landscape professionals provide susatiable landscaping services throughout Washington State. EnviroStars businesses are recognized for their knowledge and use of effective, sustainable techniques that help you keep your garden beautiful, the environment clean, and your family safe. Participating counties include King, Kitsap, Pierce, Whatcom, and Spokane.

More on gardening from our partners

Washington State University Cooperative Extension
Hortsense: Control guides for landscape and garden plant problems.
Pestsense: Insect control guides.

Thurston County, Olympia, Washington
Integrated Pest Management Program: (360) 867-2586
Common Sense Gardening: (360) 867-2674
Noxious Weed Control: (360) 786-5576

King County, Seattle, Washington
Northwest Natural Yard and Garden: Healthy-soil practices, natural yard care and rain barrels.
Noxious Weed Control Program: (206) 477-9333
The Garden Hotline www.gardenhotline.org (206) 633-0224  
Individual solutions to garden problems from Pacific NW professional gardeners and horticulturists

Snohomish County, Washington
Natural Yard Care: (425) 388-3411

Oregon METRO, Portland, Oregon
Yard and Garden: Create the yard you want. (503) 234-3000

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
https://www.epa.gov/pesticides