National Resources

Find a state Extension Master Gardener Program near you: Use this article to scroll and find your state’s program: State Programs

Monarch Watch: “Monarch  butterfly populations are declining due to loss of habitat. To assure a future for monarchs, conservation and restoration of milkweed needs to become a national priority.” Chip Taylor, Director, Monarch Watch

Natural Resources Conservation Service: Plant Materials Program: “The Plant Materials Program has an extensive listing of technical publications categorized by the topics below. In order to find all publications that could be related to the topic you are interested in, please look at other categories that may be applicable.  For publications specific to geographic areas be sure to check out the Publications by Plant Materials Center.”

The Edible Schoolyard: “The Edible Schoolyard Network connects educators around the world to build and share a K-12 edible education curriculum”

ASPCA: Toxic and Non-Toxic Plants List (for your pets)This list contains plants that have been reported as having systemic effects on animals and/or intense effects on the gastrointestinal tract. Please note that the information contained in our plant lists is not meant to be all-inclusive, but rather a compilation of the most frequently encountered plants. If you think that your animal is ill or may have ingested a poisonous substance, contact your local veterinarian or our 24-hour emergency poison hotline directly at 1-888-426-4435.

American Horticultural Society

DNR: Learn About Michigan Species

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center: Native Plant Database

National Gardening Association

National Wildlife Federation: Gardening for Wildlife

Pollinator Partnership

USDA: Plants Database





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