Resources for the Maritime Pacific Northwest Gardener
Here you'll find a mix of items, all of which should be valuable resources for the Maritime Pacific Northwest gardener. We have a lot of resources on our site; in addition, we've collected a large number of links to resources which other people have written or compiled.
Although you will find lots of links here, this isn't just another link farm. Everything you find, whether it's our own work or someone else's, has been placed here for the express purpose of answering your gardening questions and helping you become a better gardener in the maritime Pacific Northwest.
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- Our FAQs, References, and Resource Pages
- Other Resources
- Sources and Suppliers
Our FAQs, References, and Resource Pages
Nutrient Chart - This chart gives the NPK ratings for various animal manures
Reference Index - Our bibliography, latin names and glossaries.
The Center for Urban Horticulture - This University of Washington program is dedicated to research, teaching and public service concerning the selection, management and role of plants and of ecosystems in the urban environment.
Great Plant Picks Is funded by the Elisabeth Miller Botanical Garden Trust. Great resource for the Northwest gardener.
Seattle Tilth is a great resource
for the urban gardener who wants to use organic techniques.
- WSU CE's Gardening in Western Washington
- Master Gardeners of Washington State
- Kitsap County Master
Gardeners Included here as Debbie's favorite MG program. This is where Debbie became a WSU Certified MG.
How To Make Leaf Mold Instructions for making leaf mold to benefit your garden soil.
Complete Organic Fertilizer How to make a complete organic fertilizer specifically for the cool soils of the maritime Pacific Northwest.
The following articles by Travis Saling can be helpful for the maritime vegetable and/or ornamental gardener.
Sources and Suppliers
Oregon State University's Herbarium home page - Developed by the students and staff at OSU.
Other Pacific Northwest gardening pages - Web pages put up by Northwest gardeners, which you might find helpful or interesting.
Public and Display Gardens
- A list of gardens you can visit.
The UW's Medicinal Herb Garden - You can tour the Herb Garden on-line.