Additional Resources for a Healthy Lawn and Garden
Oakland County, MichiganWater Resources CommissionerAdditional Resources for a Healthy Lawn and Garden

Additional Resources for a Healthy Lawn and Garden

MSU-Extension Soil Testing Information 


MSU-Extension Turfgrass Science Web site with hundreds of tips, fact sheets and downloads on pests, weeds and turf care for a great looking lawn that will also help protect water quality: 


Earth-Friendly Lawn and Garden Care Tips:

Earth-Friendly Fertilizer products 
recommended by the Healthy Lawns and Gardens Technical Advisory Committee

List of Endorsed Lawn Care Companies that offer a "Healthy Lawn Care Program for Watershed Protection"

Benefits of Compost 

Southeastern Oakland County Resource Recovery Authority (SOCRRA) Compost Fact Sheet (2016) and Compost Pricing (2016)

Click here for a host of comprehensive information on lawn and garden care to protect water quality and wildlife habitat.


Oakland County Plant and Pest Hotline and Diagnostic Center: 248-858-0902


National Pesticide Information Center (NPIC) for consumer questions about pesticide impacts:  1-800-858-7378 


Integrated Pest Management for Nuisance Exotics in Michigan Inland Lakes 


Non-toxic Alternatives to Pesticide Management