Helpful Links

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 Washinton State University.

Yakima County Master Gardener Program
Trained volunteers who serve as garden embassadors to the Yakima Community.

APS Journals
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.

Arena Flowers
Useful tips on caring for fresh flower bouquets.

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