Community partners

Swansons Nursery inspires and teaches gardeners how to grow the healthiest plants possible. We encourage organic, sustainable methods for tending plants and growing food, and we like to support other local organizations with similar goals. Check out these resources to learn more.

Here are some of our great community partners:

12,000 Rain Gardens in Puget Sound
City Fruit
Dandylion Botanical Company  Family-owned herbal apothecary in Old Ballard
Eat Local Now
Great Plant Picks
Green Seattle Partnership
King County Native Plant Guide
King County Parks Volunteer Program
Lake Forest Park Garden Club
Neighborhood Farmers Market Alliance
Seattle Tilth
The Savvy Gardener   Produced by The Saving Water Partnership
UW Botanical Gardens Elisabeth C. Miller Library   Plant Answer Line 
UW Medicinal Herb Garden Blog
WSU Extension: Snohomish County Master Gardener Foundation  Sustainable Gardening Speaker Series


A healthy garden attracts many beneficial living beings. Here are some popular bird-related websites:

American Bird Conservancy
Audubon Society
Cornell Lab of Ornithology
The Hummingbird Society
North American Bluebird Society
Tweeters   UW-sponsored daily email for birders, including bird sightings around the Northwest
Ultimate Guide to Birdwatching
Beginner's Guide to Birdwatching