Here are a list of resouces on organic land care and pesticide use reduction we hope you will find useful. If you would like to list your organization here, please contact us. You will find the following items below:

Organic Land Care for Professionals

Society of Organic Urban Land Care Professionals
Victoria, BC, Canada
Gaia College
Cowichan Station, BC, Canada
Organic Landscape Alliance
Toronto, ON, Canada
Oregon Tilth
Salem, Oregon

Groups supporting sustainable, organic landscaping:


Beyond Pesticides
Washington, DC
Lawn Reform Coalition
U.S. – wide
Pesticide Action Network North America
San Francisco, CA
Northwest Coalition for Alternatives to Pesticides
Eugene, OR


Department of Energy & Environmental Protection
“Transitioning to Organic Land Care in Your Town”
Hartford, CT

Environment and Human Health, Inc.
North Haven, CT


Safer Pest Control Project
Chicago, IL


Carlisle Pesticide Awareness Group
Carlisle, MA
West Barnstable, MA
North Shore, South Shore and Western MA
Healthy Lawns for Healthy Families
Acton, Ayer, Boxborough, Carlisle, Chelmsford, Concord, Groton, Harvard, Littleton and Westford, MA.
Neighborhood Pesticide Action Committee
Jamaica Plain, MA
Newton Green Decade Committee for Alternatives to Pesticides
Newton, MA 

New York

Grassroots Environmental Education
Port Washington, NY
Healthy Lawns Project
New Paltz, NY
Neighborhood Network
East Farmingdale, NY

North Carolina

Toxic Free North Carolina
Raleigh, NC

Rhode Island

Toxics Information Project
Providence, RI


Texans for Alternatives to Pesticides
Houston, TX


Washington Toxics Coalition
Seattle, WA


Greater Madison Healthy Lawn Team, Inc.
Madison, WI
Healthy Communities Project
Milwaukee, WI

Toxics Information

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Pesticide Action Network North America
Extoxnet, Cornell
Toxics Use Reduction Institute, UMass Lowell


The Organic Lawn Care Manual, Paul Tukey, 2007
Our bookstore.

Weeds and What They Tell, Ehrenfried E. Pfeiffer, 1981, Biodynamic Farming and Gardening Association

Rodale’s Landscape Problem Solver – A Plant-By-Plant Guide, Jeff and Liz Ball (Rodale Press)

Gardener’s Guide to Common Sense Pest Control,
 William Olkowski, Sheila Daar, Helga Olkowski (The Taunton Press)

Compost, Vermicompost, and Compost Tea, Grace Gershuny


Natural Turf Pro (NY)  A 4-hour self-study program on DVD. Instructors Chip Osborne, James Sottilo and Jeff Frank cover all aspects of professional lawn care.

DIRT! The Movie--directed and produced by Bill Benenson and Gene Rosow–takes you inside the wonders of the soil. It tells the story of Earth’s most valuable and under appreciated source of fertility–from its miraculous beginning to its crippling degradation.