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

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

Beyond Pesticides external link

Toxic Free Future - Lawn and Garden Chemical Information external link

Pest control

”Good Bug” Guide

Plant right for your site

King County Master Gardener Program

Native Plant Guide

Trouble-free Plants for the Pacific Northwest external link

Yard Talk

Soil health and compost

Soil Science Society of America

King Conservation District

Washington State University -Puyallup

Vermicompost systems and accessories

Biosystem Solutions external link

EPM Inc. external link

Happy D Ranch external link

Seattle Tilth external link

Other types of composting systems

Local Compost Systems and Training external link

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

Other composting resources

Biocycle external link

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Composting website external link

King County Biosolids Recycling

U.S. Composting Council external link

Washington Organic Recycling Council/Soils for Salmon external link

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

Water conservation

Rain Barrel Information and Sources

Saving Water Partnership external link

Other resources

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

EnviroStars Certified Landscapers and Nurseries external link

The Garden Hotline external link

Resources for Home Gardeners

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King County Solid Waste Division mission: Waste Prevention, Resource Recovery, Waste Disposal