LINKS to HELPFUL RESOURCES
As a wholesale industry partner we have a vested interest in helping our clients succeed. We are sharing, here, links to industry organizations and associations, other websites that offer useful tools and resources, and interesting articles on current topics.
Check back often for updates.
See also our Plant References Page for a link to our downloadable Perennial Plant Reference along with a variety of other helpful guides, references and articles.
And visit our Newsletter Achives written by our staff.
Click on the names below to visit the links.
Christmas Tree Pest Manual
The online edition. Identification and control methods for pests and diseases of conifers.
MSU portal to current weather conditions, forecasts, and Integrated Pest Management.
The PLANTS Database
The PLANTS Database provides standardized information about the vascular plants, mosses, liverworts, hornworts, and lichens of the U.S. and its territories. It includes names, plant symbols, checklists, distributional data, species abstracts, characteristics, images, plant links, references, crop information, and automated tools.
The Perennial Plant Association
A professional trade association dedicated to improving the perennial plant industry by providing education to enhance the production, promotion and utilization of perennial plants.
From Michigan State University, this site has many agricultural resources, from lawn and garden to farming.
Michigan Department of Agriculture
In addition to finding helpful tips about food safety, pest management, weights and measures, environmental and farming issues, this Web Site also provides training, licensing, analytical and other agribusiness resources and statistics.
MGIA - Michigan Green Industry Association
The M.G.I.A. is a non-profit professional trade association serving the Green Industry of Michigan. Site includes a Landscape Contractor Locater.
MNLA - The Michigan Nursery & Landscape Association
The Michigan Nursery & Landscape Association is a statewide trade association representing: arborists, garden centers, golf course maintenance, landscape designers, growers, wholesalers, rewholesalers, public gardens, suppliers, sod growers, snowplowers, pesticide applicators and turf management firms.
Consumer website sponsored by the members of the Michigan Nursery and Landscape Association. Links include MSU's ornamental plant database, industry organizations and resources, and a contractor locater.
NALP - National Association of Landscape Professionals
The National Association of Landscape Professionals is the voice of 100,000 landscape industry professionals who create and maintain healthy green spaces.