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Gardening Web Resources

Program Contact: Spokane County Master Gardeners
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WSU HortSense: Home gardener fact sheets for managing common plant problems using Integrated Pest Management (IPM). Cultural controls and Washington-registered pesticides are included.

WSU PestSense: Home owner fact sheets for managing common indoor pest problems with Integrated Pest Management (IPM). Includes cultural controls and Washington-registered pesticides.

PNW Insect Management Handbook: This handbook is intended as a tool for making decisions regarding the control and management of important insect pests in the Pacific Northwest.

PNW Weed Management Handbook: This handbook is designed as a quick and ready reference for weed control practices and herbicides used in various cropping systems or sites in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington.

PNW Disease Management Handbook: This handbook is intended as a ready reference guide to the control and management tactics for the more important plant diseases in the Pacific Northwest.

Gardening in Washington: WSU Gardening Team website.

Grow Smart, Grow Safe: A gardener’s guide to choosing safer pesticides and safer products.

Plant Pest Diagnostic Clinic: The Washington State University Plant Pest Diagnostic Clinic is dedicated to serving the state of Washington and its citizens through high quality service by providing plant disease and disorder diagnosis, pest identification, and management strategies. The Plant Pest Diagnostic Clinic provides plant health problem diagnosis to homeowners; greenhouse and nursery operations; public and private landowners; and commercial growers including those involved with agriculture, horticulture, and floriculture.