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Environment and Natural Resources Publications

Looking for publications on lawn care, general horticulture topics, insects, plant diseases, water quality and the environment? The Environment and Natural Resources team of Virginia Cooperative Extension provides the following links for your convenience. Most of our Virginia Cooperative Extension and Virginia Tech publications can now be found on the internet. We suggest viewing and printing the PDF version of a publication when available.


Links to Virginia Cooperative Extension Publications:

Gardening Topics Growing Fruits and Vegetables
Pest Management Guide - Forest Crops



 Publications on General Gardening Topics:
Prince William County Plant Hardiness Zone Map Virginia Plant Hard​iness Zone Map
Horticultural Best Management Practices Butterfly Gardening
Ground Covers Comparison Chart  Hummingbird Gardens
Publications on Insects and Plant Diseases:
Entomology Fact Sheets Plant Disease Fact Sheets
Japanese Beetles VT Insect ID Laboratory 
Emerald Ash Borer​

Publications on Lawn Care Turf Grass and Soil Testing:

Turf and Garden Podcasts: Virginia Tech Turf and Garden Podcasts


Publications on Water Quality (including well and septic):VT Information Resources for Water Quality

General Information on VCE Programs (Websites):

Master Gardener Volunteer Program Info (State) Virginia Cooperative Extension Website 
​​Virginia Cooperative Extension - Prince William ​​Prince William Soil & Water Conservation District  



 Rain Barrels

 VCE Wildlife Fencing Video

 Turning Composting - NO SOUND!!

 Double Dig Video


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