Resources

Local Organizations You Should Know

Barrington Green Drinks

Chicago Wilderness

FamilyFarmed.org

Lake County Environmental Resources

Common Threads


Vegetable Gardening

Starting a Vegetable Garden:
http://urbanext.illinois.edu/veggies/basics.html

U of I Extension – Illinois Vegetable Garden Guide:
http://web.extension.uiuc.edu/vegguide/default.cfm


Soil

List of Soil Testing Labs:
http://urbanext.illinois.edu/soiltest/

Soil Quality Institute:
http://soils.usda.gov/sqi/
Excellent source of soil information including Soil Biology or the Soil Food Web


Compost

Midwest Organics Recycling:
http://www.compostmatters.com

How to Make Compost:
http://urbanext.illinois.edu/compost/common.html

A Beginner’s Guide To Home Composting:
http://urbanext.illinois.edu/compost/common.html


Seed Companies

Johnny’s Selected Seeds:
http://www.johnnyseeds.com
Great horticultural information provided in catalog

Seed Savers Exchange:
http://www.seedsavers.org
A non-profit, member supported organization that saves and shares the heirloom seeds

Territorial Seeds:
http://www.territorialseed.com

Tomato Growers Supply Company: 
http://www.tomatogrowers.com


Seed Starting

http://illinoislocalfood.blogspot.com/2009/03/diy-starting-seeds-from-scratch.html

http://www.gardeners.com/APS-24/APS_Cat,32-574,default,cp.html

How Long Will Seeds Stay Viable?:
http://www.seasonalwisdom.com/2013/01/how-long-will-vegetable-seeds-stay-viable/


Planting

http://www.heirloomseeds.com/vegatable.pdf

http://urbanext.illinois.edu/tog/

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