We abuse land because we regard it as a commodity belonging to us. When we see land as a community to which we belong, we may begin to use it with love and respect.

Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation

International nonprofit organization that protects wildlife through the conservation of invertebrates and their habitat. provide speakers and resources for garden clubs and Master Gardening groups. 



Ecosystem Services Fact Sheets

Fact sheets developed for public dissemination on the general topics of ecosystem services and one for each service covered in the tool Kits. the fact sheets can be downloaded and distributed at local gardening events.

www.esa.org/ecoservices/comm/body. comm.fact.ecos.html.


Pollinator Partnership/North American Pollinator Protection Campaign

information for gardeners, educators, and resource managers to encourage the health of resident and migratory pollinator animals. extensive planting references & resources based on Bailey’s ecoregions of the United States.



Michigan Herb Associates: “Each One Teach One”

Michigan Herb Associates is a statewide organization that keeps herb groups and individuals informed of herbal events. An annual conference is held during ANR week at MSU campus. Membership is open to all. A newsletter is printed three times a year.



Ecological Landscape Alliance

Information and resources promoting responsible stewardship of land & natural resources in landscaping and horticultural practices.



National Garden Bureau

“Inspire. Connect. Grow.” National Garden Bureau is a non-profit organization that exists to educate, inspire, and motivate people to increase the use of plants in homes, gardens, and workplaces.



GWA: The Association for Garden Communicators