References 2016 Special Edition
- Cornell University Cooperative Extension web page: “Organic Gardening” Monograph compiled by Cunningham, S.J. & Mazza, C.P. Accessed on January 6, 2016. http://www.gardening.cornell.edu/education/mgprogram/mgmanual/09organic.pdf Covers all facets of organic gardening from soil development, pest management, how to compost, pros and cons of various types of organic matter, natural fertilizer, and in-depth garden planning & practices.
- Basics of Gardening.com. Accessed on January 6, 2015. http://www.basicsofgardening.com
- The Old Farmers Almanac.com Vegetable Garden Planning for Beginners. Accessed on January 6, 2015. http://www.almanac.com/vegetable-garden-planning-for-beginners
- Sideman, E. & English, J. Basics of Organic Vegetable Gardening. Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association. Accessed on January 2, 2016. http://www.mofga.org/Portals/2/Fact%20Sheets/TB%201%20Organic%20Gardening%20Basics.pdf
- Up from the Ground: A Guide to Basic Organic, Flower, Vegetable, and Herb Gardening. Accessed on January 4, 2016. http://www.eagleheightsgardens.org/tips/garden_manual_v_1.1.pdf
- Albrecht, A. Square Foot Gardening. Presented at University of Wisconsin (1999). http://taylor.uwex.edu/files/2010/05/SquareFootGardeningNew2009.pdf
- Living with Bugs.com. Botanical Insecticides. http://www.livingwithbugs.com/botanical_insecticide.html
- Klass, C. & Eames-Sheavly, M. “Nature’s Botanical Insecticide Arsenal.” Cornell University Department of Agriculture, Gardening webpage. Last updated on October 20, 2015. Accessed on January 6, 2016. http://www.gardening.cornell.edu/factsheets/ecogardening/natbotan.html
- Old Farmer’s Almanac Plant Hardiness Zones. http://www.almanac.com/content/plant-hardiness-zones
Native Plant Resources
- Ecological Landscape Design. Kim Eierman, Environmental Horticulturist. Personal Correspondence, August 2015. Learn more: www.ecobeneficial.com
- Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center database is searchable by state and plant characteristics. https://www.wildflower.org
- Native Landscapes and Biodiversity Bringing Nature Home: How You Can Sustain Wildlife With Native Plants, by Dr. Douglas Tallamy, professor, University of Delaware.