Tips & Links

 

ORGANIZATIONS

Archives of American Gardens, Smithsonian Institution

Garden Club of America

Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies 

Cornell Cooperative Extension Putnam County

Garden Conservancy Open Days Program 

Hudson Highlands Land Trust

North East Community Center

Putnam Highlands Audubon Society

 

Turtle Tree Seeds

 

CONSERVATION
 
The Great Healthy Yard Project
Take the Pledge: to care for your yard without synthetic pesticides, weed killers and fertilizers except on rare occasions to resolve an infestation or improve habitat for native plants and wild life. Pledge not to throw pharmaceuticals or chemicals down your drain or toilets.

Information about single-stream recycling

The Prevention Council of Putnam
Locations for safe disposal of unwanted medications

Perfect Earth Project promoting toxin-free lawns and landscapes for the health of people, their pets, and the planet

Ecobeneficial.com, a horticulture communications and consulting company created to change the way in which we think about and manage our landscapes. 

GARDENING RESOURCES

Awaytogarden.com
Margaret Roach, head gardener, ‘horticulture how-to and woo-woo’ the source of organic gardening inspiration

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

The Garden Conservancy