Resource Information

(This page is always evolving. Feel free to email me any content that may be helpful to the landscape contractor community)
The following information can be used as a resource/reference in your design efforts and your ongoing professional education. Stand out from the rest by your knowledge of the selection, siting and maintenance of landscape plants.

 

Plant Material information:

Missouri Botanical garden has a huge database of plant material. Type the plant in question in the upper right hand box on this page: http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?kempercode=a233

Encore Azaleas. Which varieties are the hardiest for Pennsylvania? http://www.encoreazalea.com/garden-advice/article/encore-azalea-cold-hardiness

Penn State Extension info: http://extension.psu.edu/publications/uj257/view

Plant Siting in the Yard:

http://www.northscaping.com/IZArticles/IS-0106

http://www.landscapingnetwork.com/landscaping-ideas/small-yard/

Fertilizer and Nutrients:

http://www.ncagr.gov/cyber/kidswrld/plant/nutrient.htm

http://www.cropnutrition.com/nutrient-knowledge?utm_source=ros_300x600

Deer Resistant Plants & Repellant:

http://www.domyownpestcontrol.com/deer-scram-professional-p-2816.html?gclid=CJ6NjvCtxsUCFcQUHwod92EAgA

http://www.deerout.com/?gclid=COzkhr695cgCFUqRHwodqiAGrA

https://njaes.rutgers.edu/deerresistance/