A Resource Guide: The Phytoremediation of Lead in Urban, Residential Soils - http://www.civil.northwestern.edu/ehe/html_kag/kimweb/MEOP
This site is useful to anyone concerned with lead contamination in soil. Phytoremediation, or using green plants to clean up contaminated soils, sediments or water, may reduce the amount of lead in the soil, as well as provide a protective barrier. The site includes a bibliography and annotated links.
Children, Gardens and Lead - http://www.gardening.cornell.edu/factsheets/misc/cgandlead.html
Lead particles may be found in and around gardens from two sources: air and soil. This site from Cornell University’s Department of Horticulture provides a number of safety suggestions, such as how to wash vegetables and the types and parts of vegetables that absorb more lead.
King County Yard and Garden Resources - http://dnr.metrokc.gov/topics/yard-and-garden/index.htm
Provides information and programs related to environmentally friendly gardening and yard care. Find information on safer gardening and pest control, how to identify noxious weeks as well as a Northwest Native Plant Guide.
NewsDay, The Garden Detective, Going Green - http://weblogs.newsday.com/features/home/gardendetective_blog/2007/04/going_green.html
It's actually very easy being green- outdoor living trend spotter and garden guru Susan McCoy has some very down-to-earth, simple suggestions on this blog for going "green" this spring.
Seattle Public Utilities – Yards - http://seattle.gov/util/Services/Yard/index.asp
Learn how to make lawn and garden care safe and easy while using less water. This site from the city of Seattle also provides options for disposing of yard waste, as Seattle Municipal Code prohibits putting certain items in the garbage.