Here are more resources on various aspects of natural-yard care, including a list of King County nurseries and garden centers that a good selection of safe, natural-lawn and garden products.

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Below are additional resources on various aspects of natural-yard care, including a list of King County nurseries and garden centers that offer a good selection of safe, natural-lawn and garden products.

Natural Lawn and Garden Hotline

206-633-0224 or email info@lawnandgardenhotline.org

More info and resources on less toxic gardening.

Seattle Public Utilities’ tips for natural yard care

www.savingwater.org/outside.htm

Includes tips on choosing an environmentally friendly landscaper, reducing and eliminating hazardous yard-care products and tips on proper disposal of leftover pesticides.

Grow Smart, Grow Safe guide

www.savingwater.org/docs/Grow_Smart_Grow_Safe.pdf.

Gives info on hundreds of lawn and garden products and rates their harmful effects.

Natural-Yard-Care Nurseries in King County

Looking for a nursery or garden center that provides a good selection of safe, natural-lawn and garden products along with information on sustainable practices? Here’s Seattle Public Utilities’ 2008 list of 24 such retail establishments located throughout King County:

Alpine Nursery

16023 S.E. 144th St

Renton, WA 98059

425-255-1598

Bamboo Gardener

www.bamboogardener.com

206-371-1072

Bellevue Nursery

www.BellevueNursery.com

842 104th Ave. S.E.

Bellevue, WA 98004

425-454-5531

Boxhill Farm

www.boxhillfarm.com

14175 Carnation-Duvall Road

Duvall, WA 98019

425-788-6473

Branches Garden Center

www.branchesgardencenter.com

3909 S. 320th St.

Auburn, WA 98001

253-941-7705

City People’s Garden Store

2939 E. Madison

Seattle, WA 98112

206-324-0737

Classic Nursery & Landscape Company

www.classicnursery.com

12526 Avondale Road N.E.

Redmond, WA 98052

425-885-5678

Clinton Inc. Bamboo Growers

12260 First Ave. S.

Seattle, WA 98168

206-242-8848

Furney’s Nursery

www.furneysnursery.com21215 Pacific Highway S.

Des Moines, WA 98198

206-878-8761

Hayes Nursery

www.hayesnursery.com

12504 Issaquah-Hobart Road

Issaquah, WA 98027

425-391-4166

Herr Backyard Garden Center

107 S.W. 160th St.

Burien, WA 98166

206-242-2014

Hopkins Nursery

www.hopkins-nursery.com

15028 100th Ave N.E.

Bothell, WA 98011

425-488-1178

Magnolia Garden Center

www.magnoliagarden.com

3213 W. Smith St.

Seattle, WA 98199

206-284-1161

Molbak’s

www.molbaks.com

13625 N.E. 175th

Woodinville, WA 98072

425-483-5000

MsK Rare Plant Nursery

www.msknursery.com

20312 15th Ave N.W.

Shoreline, WA 98177

206-546-1281

The Nursery at Mount Si

www.nurseryatmountsi.com

42328 S.E. 108th St.

North Bend, WA 98045

425-831-2274

Oriental Garden Center

www.orientalgardencenter.com

30650 Pacific Highway S.

Federal Way, WA 98003

253-839-1639

Pacific Topsoil’s Gray Barn Nursery

20871 Redmond-Fall City Road

Redmond, WA 98053

425-898-8265

Squak Mt. Nursery

www.squakmtnursery.com

7600 Renton Issaquah Road S.E.

Issaquah, WA 98027

425-392-1025

Sky Nursery

www.skynursery.com

18528 Aurora Ave. N.

Shoreline, WA 98133

206-546-4851

Swansons Nursery

www.swansonsnursery.com

9701 15th Ave. N.W.

Seattle, WA 98117

206-782-2543

Village Green Perennial Nursery

www.villagegreenperennialnursery.com

10223 26th Ave. S.W.

Seattle, WA 98146

206-767-7735

West Seattle Nursery

5275 California Ave. S.W.

Seattle, WA 98136

206-935-9276

Wells Medina Nursery

www.wellsmedinanursery.com

8300 N.E. 24th St.

Medina, WA 98039

425-454-1853