Additional Resources

There are many wonderful resources available for trees, landscaping, and turf care.

  • The Chicago Botanic Garden - Check out their horticulture website to submit photos for plant, insect, or disease identification as well as tons of great information on lawn care, monthly gardening checklists and more.
  • The Morton Arboretum - a wealth of information on selecting which tree to plant, advice on maintenance, and current regional disease and insect information.  
  • Illinois Extension - find information on gardening fruits and vegetables, pollinators, composting, and more
  • Benefits of trees - trees mitigate stormwater, save us money on air conditioning costs, have a positive impact on our mental health, among countless other benefits.
  • Trees to plant under or near power lines
  • Chicago Region Trees Initiative - learn about local tree advocacy opportunities and volunteer events.