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Buying Bee-Safe Nursery Plants 

By Dennis Vieira / October 21, 2023

Handout by the Xerces Society.

Healthy Lawn and Garden Pledge & Pesticide-Free Zone sign

By Dennis Vieira / October 21, 2023

Pledge Metro-area residents can take to reduce or eliminate the use of pesticides in their yard and receive a pesticide-free zone ladybug sign

Healthy Lawn Care 

By Dennis Vieira / October 21, 2023

Booklet by Clark County

Natural, Pesticide-Free Lawn Care

By Dennis Vieira / October 21, 2023

Handout by City of Gresham

What is Integrated Pest Management (IPM)?

By Dennis Vieira / October 21, 2023

Handout to help you think through “pest” solutions and how to resolve them as naturally as possible.

Grow Smart Grow Safe handout 

By Dennis Vieira / October 21, 2023

Handout to help you use the Grow Smart Grow Safe website.

Grow Smart Grow Safe

By Dennis Vieira / October 10, 2023

Backyard Habitat references this website in our certification criteria that helps you select methods and products that are less toxic.

Xerces’ Searchable Systemic Insecticides Reference

By Dennis Vieira / October 10, 2023

A website by the Xerces Society that lists dozens of insecticides currently registered in the U.S. that are designed to permeate plants from within.