Here are some usefulul Links
Heritage Gardens of the Columbia Basin
Your premiere resource for creating water-wise landscapes and gardens in the arid portion of the Columbia River Basin of Washington State. Includes plant lists, lecture calendar, and more.
Gardening in Washington State
Hosted by Washington State University. Filled with valuable information for the home gardener.
Growing Roses in Washington State: Common Disease and Insect Problems
This publication outlines the common disease and insect problems in Washington State, how to spot them, and corrective actions. Authored by WSU Extension Agents Marianne Ophardt and Sheila Gray.
Common Spiders of Washington State
This publication was produced by Washington State University.
Yakima County Solid Waste – Yard Waste & Worm Composting Information
Composting yard and kitchen waste is good for your garden and for the environment. Here are some useful composting tips and tricks from the experts at Yakima County Solid Waste.
Yakima County Master Gardener Program
Trained volunteers who serve as garden ambassadors to the Yakima Community.
The premier source for peer-reviewed plant pathology research since 1911.
Yakima Greenway Foundation
Parks, pathways, and natural areas along the Yakima & Naches Rivers.
The Council on Botanical and Horticultural Libraries
The leading organization in the field of botanical & horticultural information services.
Greater Yakima Chamber of Commerce
Business directories, calendars, relocation services, and community information.
LL Buchanan Lake Trust
The history of the lake north of the Arboretum, including info. on the floating islands.
Society of American Foresters
The national scientific and educational organization representing the forestry profession.
National Arbor Day Foundation
Tree care tips, books and education, gifts, Arbor Day activities & more.
Department of Natural Resources
Information on everything from forest practices to geology and aquatic resources.
Department of Transportation
Statewide travel information, pass reports, weather conditions, closures, etc.
Yakima Valley Audubon Society
Membership information, bird sightings, and calendar of events.
Yakima Valley Visitor and Convention Bureau
Valley attractions, wine country information, maps, calendars, and convention planning.
Pacific Northwest Bonsai Clubs Association
Website links and contact information for various Bonsai clubs throughout the region.
Hillside Desert Botanical Gardens
Official website for Yakima’s premiere cactus expert.
Useful tips on caring for fresh flower bouquets.