Resources and Links (a work in progress)

 

 
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POTATO AND SWEET POTATO INSTRUCTIONS: 

Potato             Sweet Potato

LOCAL RESOURCES:

ECO LOGIC LLC.  Regional pioneers in the restoration of native plant communities. http://ecologicindiana.com

INPAWS.  Indiana Native Plant and Wildflower Society.  Tremendous resource for all things native.  www.inpaws.org.

GORDON MITCHELL'S PLANT PAGES (courtesy of INPAWS).  The most extensive and thorough listing of Indiana native plants we know of.  http://www.inpaws.org/native-plants/gordon-mitchell-articles/

MC-IRIS.  Monroe County Identify and Reduce Invasive Species.  This local group is dedicated to the flip side of native plant advocacy, namely removal of the invasive species that threaten Monroe County's ecological health.  http://mc-iris.org/

BLOOMINGTON URBAN WOODLANDS PROJECT.  A program run through Indiana University to promote healthy woodlands and reconnect the Bloomington community with them.  http://www.indiana.edu/~sustain/programs/buwp/index.php

 

NATIONAL RESOURCES:

PRAIRIE NURSERY and PRAIRIE MOON NURSERY.  Premier mail-order native plant nurseries in the Midwest.  Seed, plugs, and shrubs.  Extremely useful catalogs! http://www.prairienursery.com/      http://www.prairiemoon.com/

NATIVE PLANT CONSERVATION CAMPAIGN.  National network of native plant societies.  Strong on the science of and advocacy for native plants.  http://plantsocieties.cnps.org/

WILD ONES.  "Healing the earth one yard at a time."  Smart and spunky organization devoted to the natural landscaping movement.  http://wildones.org/

MISSOURI BOTANICAL GARDEN.  An excellent resource for looking up all manner of native plants.  http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/

 

RECOMMENDED READING:

INPAWS' recommended reading list.  http://www.inpaws.org/landscaping/580-2/

Gardening as therapy.  https://mesothelioma.net/gardening-therapy-cancer-patients/