WSU Whatcom County Extension

Community Horticulture

WSU Whatcom County Extension        

Native Plant Garden at Hovander Park

 


Example of Native Plant Miner's Lettuce

Additional Native Plant Information

Internet (links open in new windows)

Washington State Noxious Weed Board

Washington Natural Heritage Program

Washington Native Plant Society

Washington State University - Gardening in Western WA - Native Plants

Oregon State University - Dept. of Horticulture

Hovander Homestead Park

National Wildlife Federation - It's So Easy to Garden for Wildlife

City of Bellingham - Landcaping for Wildlife

City of Bellingham - Backyard Habitat Program

 

Books

Plants of the Pacific Northwest Coast. Jim Pojar and Andy MacKinnon, Eds. Lone Pine Publishing, Vancouver, BC. 1994

Flora of the Pacific Northwest: An Illustrated Manual. C. Leo Hitchcock and Arthur Cronquist. University of Washington Press (UW Press), Seattle. 1973.

Gardening with Native Plants of the Pacific Northwest, 2nd edition. Arthur R. Kruckeberg. UW Press, Seattle. 1996.

Landscaping for Wildlife in the Pacific Northwest. Russell Link. UW Press, Seattle. 1999.

Native Plants in the Coastal Garden, 2nd Edition. April Pettinger. Whitecap Books, Vancouver BC. 2002.

Ethnobotany of Western Washington. Erna Gunther. UW Press, Seattle. Revised 1973.

Food Plants of Coastal First Peoples. Nancy J. Turner. UBC Press, Seattle. Revised 1999. Order at 1-800-723-1763 or http://pubs.wsu.edu.

Propagation of Pacific Northwest Native Plants. Robin Rose, Caryn E.C. Chachulski and Diane L. Haase. Oregon State University Press. 1998.

 

Local Native Plant Demonstration Gardens

Big Rock Garden: 2900 Sylvan Street Bellingham, WA 98226

Maritime Heritage Park: 1600 C Street Bellingham, WA 98226

Skagit Display Gardens: 16650 State Highway 536 Mount Vernon, WA

 

 

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