LINKS
   
 
Here are some resources that might help you in selection of the flowers, trees, bushes and shrubs for your garden, lawn or patio.
 
  Landscape Plants of the Upper Midwest
- an interactive guide that is specific to the upper Midwest United States (hardiness zones 3, 4 and 5), providing complet e and accurate information on more than 600 species and varieties common to this region.
http://midwestlandscapeplants.org/
 
 
 
 
 
   
   
   
       
    Illinois Landscape Contractors Association
http://www.ilca.net/
 
     
     
       
    Illinois Nurserymen's Association
http://www.ina-online.org/
   
   
   
       
    Midwest Groundcovers
- this is great website where you can look for specific type of plants you might want to have in your front- or backyard:
http://midwestgroundcovers.com/plant_search/default.asp
   
   
   
   
       
    Simply Beautiful
- colorful website, which will help you imagine all the shades of your favorite colors when they "grow" in your garden:
http://www.simplybeautifulgardens.com/
 
     
     
     
       
    Morton Arboretum
- a very resourceful website with many links and tools that let you find the plant you're looking for.
http://mortonarb.org/
http://mortonarb.org - Plant Informantion
   
   
   
   
   
       
    IntelliCast
- "Weather for active lives" Stay tuned for the latest in weather with this comprehensive weather and forcast tool.
http://www.intellicast.com/
 
     
     
     
       
    Lurvey's
- Landscape supplier, garden center and turf nursery all in one. Locations in Des Plaines and Volo.
http://www.lurveys.com/
   
   
   
   
       
    Charles J. Fiore Co.
- Their nursery has over 1000 varieties of pre-dug plant material.
http://www.cjfiore.com
 
     
     
     
     
       
       
   
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