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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

Beyond Pesticides

http://www.beyondpesticides.org/ external link

Toxic Free Future - Lawn and Garden Chemical Information

https://toxicfreefuture.org/green-and-healthy-grass/ external link

Pest control

”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://extension.wsu.edu/spokane/master-gardener-program/home-lawn-and-garden/inw-gardening/native-plants/ external link

Yard Talk

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

Soil health and compost

Soil Science Society of America

https://www.soils.org/

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 link

EPM Inc.

http://www.wormwigwam.com external link

Happy D Ranch

http://www.happydranch.com external link

Seattle Tilth

http://www.seattletilth.org external link

Other types of composting systems

Local Compost Systems and Training

http://www.o2compost.com external link

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

http://www.transformcompost.com external link

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 link

King County Biosolids Recycling

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

U.S. Composting Council

http://www.compostingcouncil.org external link

Washington Organic Recycling Council/Soils for Salmon

http://www.compostwashington.org external link

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

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

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 link

Other resources

Five Steps to Natural Yard Care – Buyer's GuideDownload PDF 185 K

EnviroStars Certified Landscapers and Nurseries

http://www.envirostars.org external link

The Garden Hotline

http://www.gardenhotline.org/ external link

Resources for Home Gardeners

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

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