Plant Tips and Tricks

Here are handouts that tips and tricks for growing at your best.

MG Extension Libraries with great handouts

  • WSU Extension Fact Sheets – New site for clinic handouts covering wide range of gardening topics. Update Mar 2015
  • Topical Fact Sheets for King County – Gardening fact sheets on a range of topics specific to King County that contain the wisdom and knowledge of past and current Extension Educators and Master Gardeners. This page is maintained by Elaine Anderson, King County Master Gardener Program Coordinator.
  • WSU HortsenseA compilation of fact sheets for managing common landscape and garden plant problems. Search by cultural problems, diseases, and insects; or by vegetables, fruit trees, ornamentals, lawn, and weeds. These fact sheets are for managing plant problems with Integrated Pest Management practices. They include cultural controls and Washington-registered pesticide information.
  • WSU PestsenseA compilation of fact sheets for managing common indoor pest problems. Search by type of pest. These fact sheets outline Integrated Pest Management practices including cultural, mechanical biological, and chemical methods. The pesticides listed are examples of products that are legal for use in Washington.
  • PlantFacts – OSU’s international knowledge bank and education center for plants
  • Plant of the Week – Plant profile and pictures (USDA). Check the hardiness of any plant for your particular area.
  • Plants Database. Search for plant located by state. This USDA database includes names, distribuation maps, plant characteristics, images, and references.
  • Native Plant Guide  – King County site with native plant list and photos.
  • PNW Landscaping – WSU plant lists and choices for landscaping in the PNW. [PDF]
  • Gardening Encylopedia (Oregon) – Reliable links to OSU gardening-related online resources [PDF]
  • Idaho Master Gardener Handbook

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