Puzzled about the identity of that new plant? Find out if it is an exotic invasive and learn how to deal with it. Participate in the early detection rapid response program.
This is a local agency of the state government that assists Washtenaw County landowners and residents with the conservation and management of their natural resources. Also the source of the spring tree and native plant sale and rain barrels. Get carried away with the order form and you, too, can walk out with a bag containing 250 trees and shrubs (bareroot from the Holland, Mi area).
Intercept water runoff by planting a rain garden which will also provide pollinator habitat with shrubs and plants which will also bring you joy.
This encyclopedic website is worth curling up with on a rainy day.
Although this covers a range of plants outside our area, it has a wonderful search tool for discovering the identity of plants. This website and the gardens in Austin, Texas, are a wonderful legacy of the former first Lady.
Quick and Easy Way to Identify 50 Common North American Trees
Excellent close-up photos of tree leaves, flowers, and fruits. Originally covering the trees of Northeast US, it will soon grow to include trees of the entire continental US. (Downloadable app available for mobile phones.)