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Natural Yard Care
Pest Control
Plant Right for Your Site
Soil Health and Compost
Water Conservation
Other Resources

Natural Yard Care

Grow Smart, Grow Safe: Consumer Guide to Lawn and Garden Products

www.lhwmp.org/home/gsgs

National Coalition for Pesticide-Free Lawns

http://www.beyondpesticides.org/pesticidefreelawns/ (external)

Washington Toxics Coalition - Lawn and Garden Chemical Information

http://watoxics.org/healthy-living/healthy-homes-gardens-1/lawn-and-garden (external)

Pest Control

Common Pests and How to Avoid Them

http://www.govlink.org/hazwaste/house/yard/problems/troublepests.cfm

”Good Bug” Guide

http://lhwmp.org/home/chemtoxpesticides/goodbug.aspx

Plant Right for Your Site

King County Master Gardener Program

http://king.wsu.edu/Gardening/

Native Plant Guide

http://green.kingcounty.gov/GoNative/Index.aspx

Trouble-free Plants for the Pacific Northwest

http://www.govlink.org/hazwaste/house/yard/troublefree.cfm

Yard Talk

http://www.kingcounty.gov/environment/stewardship/nw-yard-and-garden/yard-talk.aspx

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Soil Health and Compost

Soil Science Society of America

https://www.soils.org/lessons

King Conservation District

http://www.kingcd.org/pub_soil.htm

Washington State University -Puyallup

http://www.puyallup.wsu.edu/soilmgmt/

Vermicompost systems and accessories

Biosystem Solutions

http://www.biosystemsolutions.com/ (external)

EPM Inc.

http://www.wormwigwam.com (external)

Happy D Ranch

http://www.happydranch.com (external)

Seattle Tilth

http://www.seattletilth.org (external)

Other types of composting systems

Contained Composting System Reviews

http://www.jgpress.com/BCArticles/2000/030030.html (external)

Local Compost Systems and Training

http://www.o2compost.com (external)

Transform Compost Systems: produce turners, screens and custom-built systems

http://www.transformcompost.com (external)

Other composting resources

Biocycle

http://www.jgpress.com (external link)

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Composting website

http://www.epa.gov/epawaste/conserve/rrr/composting/index.htm (external)

King County Biosolids Recycling

http://www.kingcounty.gov/environment/wastewater/Biosolids.aspx

U.S. Composting Council

http://www.compostingcouncil.org (external)

Washington Organic Recycling Council/Soils for Salmon

http://www.compostwashington.org (external)

Washington State University (WSU) Organic Nutrient Management and Water Quality

http://www.puyallup.wsu.edu/soilmgmt (external)

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Water Conservation

Rain Barrel Information and Sources

http://www.kingcounty.gov/environment/stewardship/nw-yard-and-garden/rain-barrels.aspx

Saving Water Partnership

http://www.savingwater.org/outside.htm (external)

Other Resources

Five Steps to Natural Yard Care – Buyer's Guide (PDF, 185 K)

EnviroStars Certified Landscapers and Nurseries

http://www.envirostars.org (external)

The Garden Hotline

http://www.gardenhotline.org/ (external)

Resources for Home Gardeners

http://king.wsu.edu/Gardening/

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Updated: Nov. 19, 2012


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