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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
Cook's Gardening Planting Dates
Publications on General Gardening Topics:Fixed broken links
Prince William County Plant Hardiness Zone MapVirginia Plant Hard​iness Zone Map
Horticultural Best Management PracticesButterfly Gardening
Ground Covers Comparison Chart Hummingbird Gardens
Publications on Insects and Plant Diseases:
Pest Fact SheetsPlant Disease Fact Sheets
Japanese BeetlesVT Insect ID Laboratory 
Emerald Ash Borer​ Thousand Cankers Disease

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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