Below are some great websites with information on a range of topics related to ‘green’ gardening, and plant care.

  1. Architectural Heritage Center
701 Grand Ave.
Portland, OR  97214


Non-profit resource for historic preservation owned & operated by the Bosco-Millikan Foundation, with historical, architectural and art exhibits, tours and educational programs.


  1. Association of Northwest Landscape Designers (ANLD)
    Local design group. Annual Garden Tour benefits Landscape Design Scholarships for PCC & CCC Students. Watch for gardens designed by Amy Whitworth or Kathryn Leech, APLD.
  2. Association of Professional Landscape Designers (APLD)
    International Trade Organization, Design Certification.
  3. Backyard Habitat Certification Program

A joint program of Audubon Society of Portland and Columbia Land Trust.  Provides assistance and incentives to residents on lots less than 1 acre, within the cities of Portland and Lake Oswego, to restore native wildlife habitat in their backyards.


  1. Friends of Trees
    3117 NE MLK Blvd.
    Portland, OR 97212
  2. Green Posting
    An online Portland area resource for sustainable living.
  3. Oregon Landscape Contractors Association (OLCA)
  4. Plant Native
    Dedicated to moving naturescaping into mainstream landscaping practices.
  5. ReDirect Guide
    Healthy & Sustainable Lifestyle Directory.