Spokane County Extension

Garden - Lawn - Landscape

GARDENING SITES

UNIVERSITY

Hortsense         

  Washington State University site containing home gardener fact sheets for managing the most common yard and garden plant problems occurring in the Pacific Northwest with IPM or Integrated Pest Management. Cultural controls and Washington-registered pesticides are included.    

Pestsense

  Washington State University site containing home gardener for managing common indoor pest problems with Integrated Pest Management or IPM. Cultural controls and Washington-registered pesticides are included.  

WSU Tree Fruit Research & Extension Program

  Washington State University site providing information and resources on growing tree fruits.

Oregon State University Gardening Encyclopedia

  Gardening information from Oregon Extension staff and Master Gardeners.

Oregon State University Landscape Plants

 

Contains images and information on over 900 landscape plants (mostly woody) listed in alphabetical order by genus, also searchable by common names. Includes 75 herbaceous annuals or perennials.

PNW
Plant Disease Management
Handbook

 

Alphabetical text sections of the 2004 Pacific Northwest Plant Disease Management Handbook, part of the OSU Extension Plant Pathology slide collection, as well as photographs.

PNW Insect Management Handbook

 

Contains a search engine, print-on-demand narratives, color images of adult and juvenile stages of insects, and links to other useful Web sites. There are separate sections for Home Landscape and Home Garden.

PNW Weed Management Handbook

 

Online version of Pacific NW weed management options as well as weed ID photos and other articles.

Cornell University Department of Horticulture

  An excellent site that provides links to gardening techniques, plants, pest and disease management and Master Gardener information.

Clemson University Extension

  Home and Garden Information Center. Extensive but easy to use site. Organized by Plant Types and Descriptions or Plant Problems and Solutions.
University of Florida Landscape Plants  

Excellent guide to the selection planting, pruning and care of trees.

GOVERNMENT

LivingWithBugs.com

Least toxic solutions to everyday bug problems.

USDA Hardiness Zone Map

USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map plus useful information on using the map and indicator plant examples.

National Plants Database

USDA database provides a single source of standardized information about plants, including standardized plant names, symbols and other plant attribute information.

SelecTree

Maintained by the Urban Forest Ecosystems Institute at Cal Poly State University, this interactive program is designed to match specific tree species to particular sites based on compatible characteristics. It offers descriptions of specific trees, a search by desired tree attributes, and links to other tree information.

National Pesticide Information Center

A cooperative effort of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Oregon State University. It is a service that provides objective, science-based information about a wide variety of pesticide-related subjects. They offer a toll-free telephone service that provides pesticide information. The site contains extensive information and fact sheets on a variety of pesticide-related topics.

     

 

 

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