Landscape For Life is based on the principles of the Sustainable Sites Initiative™ program (SITES™), the nation’s first rating system for sustainable landscapes. SITES™ is an interdisciplinary effort led by the American Society of Landscape Architects, the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center at The University of Texas at Austin, and the United States Botanic Garden in conjunction with a diverse group of stakeholder organizations

Landscape for Life includes a complete kit of teaching resources which can be used to conduct classes in sustainable home gardening. Materials available on the site include an illustrated teacher’s manual, student manual, recorded webinars and slide presentations that illustrate the curriculum. The UPDATED Landscape for Life Instructor’s Manual, five class presentations and the new Student Manual are available to download.