Links to external web pages are followed by the source's name in parentheses.
Whether it be the hardscape or the plants, landscapes require maintenance to look and function their best.
Maintenance of Landscape Plants
These links will take you to other resource areas (specifically: Trees and Shrubs, and Flowers) within eXtension's Gardens, Lawns, and Landscapes.
- Trees and Shrubs: Maintenance
- Flowers: General Requirements and Maintenance.
- Flowers: Annuals.
- Flowers: Perennials.
- Flowers: Bulbs.
Maintenance References by Region
- New York. Site Assessment and Landscape Design (Cornell University) is a gardening resource that provides information on landscaping in the northeast.
- Minnesota. Landscape Maintenance (Sustainable Urban Landscape Information Series, University of Minnesota) is information assembled from the University of Minnesota, most relevant for Midwestern gardeners.
- Ohio. Landscaping fact sheets (Ohio State University Extension).
- Florida. Home Landscapes (University of Florida Extension) provides a number of links to publications on landscape and environmental conditions, irrigation, pests, plants, and trees.
- Texas. Urban Landscape Guide(Texas Cooperative Extension) is relevant to gardeners from Texas.
- Colorado. Colorado State University Basics (Colorado State University Extension) provides links to fact sheets on landscaping issues, including irrigating and xeriscaping. Scroll down past the "Basics" listings and you'll find additional links to fact sheets that are relevant to a number of plant and landscaping issues pertaining to Colorado and neighboring areas.
- Nevada. Becoming a Desert Gardener (University of Nevada Cooperative Extension). PDF file, 12 pages. This is a helpful introduction into desert gardening and maintenance.
- Oregon. Oregon State Gardening Calendar (Oregon State University Extension).
- Washington. Washington State Landscaping Publications (Washington State University Extension) provides a list of publications for purchase.