Helpful Garden Reference Links

Landscape Calculator for mulch, stones, plants, etc. created by professional landscape contractors.

Pest I.D. for Vegetables. Clear Insect photos, descriptions, damage details and management suggestions.

Plants best suited for Pollinators in your region. Zip code search tool courtesy of the North American Pollinator Protection Campaign. Leads to full guidebooks for specific regions. Pollinators list on page 16 of each guidebook.

Native Plant Guidance search features for finding plants native to an area, nurseries selling them and organizations offering information about or assistance with natives.

Toxic and non-toxic plants for pets. Courtesy of ASPCA. Plant photos and descriptions with exposure/ingestion symptoms listed. Searchable by toxic, non-toxic and specific pet; cat, dog, horse.

USDA hardiness zones explained

USDA Hardiness Zone Map Clickable to general regions of country.

Canadian Hardiness Info  Provides current hardiness information for all of Canada. Also compares to USDA zone mapping and collects fresh data to update zone information accurately.

Tree InformationTrees Are Good” provides detailed information on selection, planting and care of trees.