Landscaping resource for the do-it-yourself homeowner featuring interactive online landscape design.
GetSet to Garden Resources
A gardening resource site for indoor and outdoor gardening, ponds, yard sites and stores.
Great Backyard Landscaping Ideas
This site offers information and tips to help the average homeowner improve the function and appearance of their landscape. Landscape designs and projects are presented with easy to follow, step by step instructions and photos.
Green Landscaping with Native Plants
Listing of news, resources, and information from the US Environmental Protection Agency on using native plants in the Great Lakes region. Also PDF fact sheets per state.
Formerly commercial programs now available for free. Garden with Insight is a garden simulator, and PlantStudio is botanical illustration software.
General resource site including landscaping, lawn care, special topics, and how to resolve problems.
Planning the Home Landscape
Advice and tips for planning, preparing, and constructing a new landscape area.
Columnist Georgene Bramlage offers weekly articles on landscape design and installation for residential gardens.
Water Wise Gardening for the Pacific Northwest
Rod Smith, nursery professional in Oregon, describes how to save water by choosing low water plants, grouping plants according to water needs, preparing the soil properly, and conserving water with drip irrigation and mulch.