Plants

plantguide

Plants and Care

American Beauties Native Plants (Looking for just the right plant or plants for your landscape? Use the Plant Search to specify the kind of plant you are looking for.)

http://www.abnativeplants.com/index.cfm/fuseaction/plants.search/index.htm?announcementid8401956

American Beauties Native Plants (View a thumbnail image and introductory information for native plants based on common or botanical name.)

http://www.abnativeplants.com/

Pollinator Project (Ecoregional planting guides)

http://pollinator.org/guides.htm#guides

Gardening

DANDY TIP: Dandelions are one of the first sources of pollen for bees in the spring. Let ’em grow. (Source: Master Gardener Association of Howard County)

National Wildlife Federation (How to garden for wildlife)

http://www.nwf.org/Home/How-to-Help/Garden-for-Wildlife.aspx

U.S. Fish and Wildlife (Attracting Pollinators to Your Garden)

http://www.fws.gov/pollinators/pdfs/pollinatorbookletfinalrevweb.pdf

Pollination

Ecological Society of America (Pollination Fact Sheet)

http://www.esa.org/ecoservices/comm/body.comm.fact.poll.html

Pollinator Partnership (Searchable useful resources by category)

http://pollinator.org/usefulresources.htm

Pesticides

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA and Pollinator Project Memorandum of Understanding)

http://www.epa.gov/pesticides/ecosystem/pollinator-mou.pdf

Coalition for Urban/Rural Environmental Stewardship (Pollinators and Pesticide Stewardship)

http://www.pesticidestewardship.org/PollinatorProtection/Documents/Pollinator%20Brochure%20Oct%202012.pdf

Beyond Pesticides (Companies that grow and distribute organic seeds and plants)

http://www.beyondpesticides.org/pollinators/documents/SeedDirectoryBiFoldBrochure.pdf