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BAY AREA
LANDSCAPE
RESOURCES

EDUCATIONAL WEB SITES SECTION




The San Francisco Bay Area
is rich in landscape, horticultural, and environmental resources.
This website is intended to help
novices and professionals
connect with those resources.

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bloom photo GENERAL GARDENING ADVICE
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About .com gardening

http://gardening.about.com/

commercial web site with information on a wide variety of gardening topics

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The Garden Web

www.gardenweb.com/

commercial web site with information on a wide variety of gardening topics

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Web Garden

http://webgarden.osu.edu/

university web site with information on a wide variety of gardening topics

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Gardening Tips Guide

www.gardening-tips-guide.info/

gardening information

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Garden Forever

www.gardenforever.com

a gardening website with advice on almost all things horticultural

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Anne of Green Gardens

www.anneofgreengardens.com

a horticultural blog and informational site

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Gardening Answers

www.gardening.answers.com

a horticultural informational site

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bloom photo SUSTAINABILITY AND SUSTAINABLE GARDENING
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Bay Friendly Landscaping

www.stopwaste.org/home/index.asp?page=8

sustainable landscaping for the bay area

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National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service

http://attra.ncat.org/publication.html

sustainable agriculture

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San Mateo County Sustainable Landscapes

www.recycleworks.org/greenbuilding/sus_landscape.html

information about green building and sustainable landscaping

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Sustainable Urban Landscape Information Series

www.sustland.umn.edu/

University of Minnesota web site on installing and caring for sustainable landscapes

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Common Ground

www.commongroundinpaloalto.org

sustainable landscape products, information, and classes

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bloom photo FOOD PRODUCTION AND GARDENING
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Berries

www.berries.com/blog/berry-fruit-guide

descriptions of various types of berries (referred by the students at Craft Central Schools)

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Edible Wild Plants

www.loc.gov/rr/scitech/tracer-bullets/edibleplantstb.html

plants from the wild that can be used for food, medicinal purposes and other human needs (referred by the students at Craft Central Schools)

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GARDENING FOR KIDS

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Gardening For Kids

www.serenataflowers.com/flowers-plants-and-gardening-for-kids/

terms and concepts explained for children of all ages

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www.brilliantoutdoors.com/brilliant-outdoor-s-education-center-photosynthesis-for-kids.html/

photosynthesis explained for children of all ages

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Integrated Pest Management - UC Davis

www.ipm.ucdavis.edu/

general site explaining pest management concepts and tools, many organic alternatives included

www.ipm.udcadis.edu/PMG/PESTNOTES/pm7441.html

link to weed management in the landscape

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California Department of Food and Agriculture

www.cdfa.ca.gov/phpps/ipc/

general information about weeds and pests

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Weed Management Guide

http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/TOPIC_GUIDE_Weed_Management_Guide

general guide to weed control in several crops, includes use of herbicides

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Pesticide factsheets

www.epa.gov/ebtpages/pesticides.html

information about pesticides

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This web site was authored by David Sauter, faculty member in the Environmental Horticulture and Design Program at Foothill College, Los Altos Hills, CA. It is for informational purposes only and intended for your personal use and enjoyment. This website is not an endorsement of any of the products, services, or activities listed. The author provides no guarantee for any of the information listed on this website. Users of this website are cautioned to verify the information provided by any entity listed on this website. The addresses and contact information contained herein may not be used for solicitation purposes.


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