Links to landscaping sites & other resources

Specialty Growers: Specialty Growers in Howell provides gardeners, landscapers and nurseries with high-quality, outdoor-grown perennials as well as a wide selection of herbs, annuals and gourmet vegetable plants.

Integrated Pest Management Resources: Current news articles for landscape management from the Integrated Pest Management Resources division of Michigan State University.

Garden path The members of the Michigan Nursery and Landscape Association (MNLA) sponsor this resource. Through this site you can access useful and practical information on a variety of subjects compiled from reliable sources in the Green Industry. A gardening catalog that doubles as a gardening magazine. It offers thousands of products and also has scheduled chat sessions with expert gardeners.

Garden Guides: A magazine-style site that labels itself a "growing resource for gardeners," Garden Guides provides regularly updated articles and columns on gardening. A nice feature is the site's quide sheets covering flowers, vegetables and herbs. You can also subscribe to a weekly e-mail newsletter.

Garden Solutions: Foster and Gallagher, the huge catalog company specializing in garden goods, sponsors this site aimed at gardeners who prefer their horticultural products straight up. This site offers one-stop, no-hassle ordering options on everything from bulbs to trees and the tools you'll need to plant both. Weekly chats are offered.

Weather Underground: Local weather from Weather Underground, an Ann Arbor-based service that includes current conditions and an extended forecast. Fast-loading and comprehensive.

The Weather Channel: Want a second opinion on the weather? Try this link to the Weather Channel's web site. Loads directly to the Lansing area weather. But you can check weather conditions for any area of the country - or the world. You can even make your own customized weather home page.

Weather Channel Gardening Page: The Weather Channel has a special page for gardeners. It includesmaps to help you figure out how the weather will affect your Green Thumb projects. There's also handy tips on gardening.

The Old Farmer's Almanac: The Old Farmer's Almanac has its own web site where you can look up the long range forecast for any month of the year, along with a bunch of other cool stuff. A great site to explore.

This Old House: This is the electronic version of the monthly magazine put out by the producers of the popular PBS television program that takes viewers step-by-step through house renovations. The web site also includes gardening pages.

Hometime: This takes you directly to the Landscape and Gardening section of Hometime's web site. There's lots of pages to explore here, including a visual guide to the various styles of home gardens. Even if you're not a fan of the PBS weekly how-to show, you'll love this web site. Lots of interesting stuff here, with articles on such things as when is the best time to plant a lawn, how to build a stylish shed, and when is the best time to prune your flowers. It's part of the Today's Homeowner with Danny Lipford® Home Improvement Television Show. The mission of the Michigan Garden Clubs is "to provide education, resources, and network opportunities for its members to promote the love of gardening, floral and landscape design, and environmental responsibility."

Angie's List: Check out Aeroscape Landscaping's reviews by past customers on Angie's List.

To schedule a free consultation to review your landscaping needs, call owner John Toth at (734) 878-0107 or email us at

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