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Links - Homeowner Conservation



  1. Evergreen Foundation:
    • Native plants, naturalization, preservation of biodiversity, expanding native habitats
    • An excellent guide for the education and support of homeowners, teachers and communities; How-to guides, links to other resources, native plant database
    • Lots of resources available; provides a variety of lesson plans for teachers related to natural habitats
    Highlights: Recommended by Elizabeth Hood

  3. Canadian Wildlife Federation: Wild About Gardening:
    • Native habitats, native plants, wildlife conservation
    • An excellent guide to wildlife gardening- attractive, useful, full of good ideas; informative, how-to guides, plant lists and suppliers
    Highlights: Recommended by Elizabeth Hood

  5. Organic Gardening

    Green Thumb Garden Goodies:
    • This is a great site for comprehensive information for the new organic gardener: provides How-to’s for a variety of basic organic gardening techniques
    • A list of seed and plant sources as well as newsy articles and free project plans are also available on the site
    • There are quite a few advertisements, but is still simple to find the information desired
    Highlights: Recommended by Elizabeth Hood
  6. Also See

    Go For Green- Gardening for Life:
    • Great site with a large list of fact sheets for a variety of organic gardening issues
    Organic Gardening Magazine:
    Toronto Environmental Alliance (TEA):
    Recycling Council of Ontario (RCO), Fact sheet: