EXTENSION SERVICE LINKS
The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University in Boston, Mass. Increasing the knowledge of woody plants since 1872. A friend told us about this garden and website.
Botanique.com (www.botanique.com) - You cannot do any better than this. All of North America's gardens, arboretas, and nature sites. They didn't miss anything. This is the best site to find all your botanical gardens of your state. Easy to use.
Callaway Gardens ( www.callawaygardens.com ) - Located in Pine Mountain, Ga. Has a great web site, nice gardens, conference center, butterflies.
Chicago Botanic Garden - With over 300 acres this garden is a whopper. After entering the main building there is a peaceful walk on the bridge over the marsh. Nothing is crowded here. Much to see and enjoy. Even television segments are taped in the learning building.
New York Botanical Garden -A serious site for serious gardeners. But, you'll learn a lot! They have all the information pretty much covered. Take an afternoon and search away.
The Butchart Gardens (Canada) (www.butchartgardens.com)
ButterflyPages.com - A collection of poems, stories, quotes and pictures all about butterflies.
GoOrganicGardening.com - Tips and resources for growing vibrant, healthy, gardens - naturally.
The Garden Geeks are professional gardeners in the St. Cloud, Minnesota area. They plant, prune, weed, design, purchase and clean.
Mike's Backyard Garden - I created this web page to share with fellow gardeners my efforts and my passion for gardening. As you will see, I have a passion for Lilies and have recently become interested in the Hemerocallis or Daylilies.
Compost Guide - A complete guide to composting for the yard and garden. With additional articles on humus, leaves, hay, worms, and tea.
The Dragonfly Website ( www.dragonflywebsite.com ) - How wonderful. A great discovery into the dragonfly world. If you like taking courses on-line, this may be for you.
www.butterflywebsite.com - Wow. What a beautiful site. With over 600 images this site will keep you busy. If you love those jewels in the sky, you'll love this one.
Dirtdoctor.com (www.dirtdoctor.com) - Who is Howard Garrett? For Texans, he's the one! One will have an opportunity to view seven of his books. Want to know more about organic gardening? Check out this site.
Garden Humor (home.golden.net/~dhobson) -What a funny site. You will enjoy his daily diary (Soiled Reputations) and can even receive it via e-mail. Receive a certificate of being a crazy gardener and you are off to another world. How did he get rid of his zucchini this year? Why was all the town in a dither about his topiary? Find out. Enjoy.
Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center ( www.npwrc.usgs.gov ) - I love their pages on butterflies.
Horticap, at Bluecoat Wood Nurseries (in the UK) specialises in providing beautiful gardens in which people with learning difficulties can learn how to garden and study horticulture.
Teesside Branch of the British Cactus and Succulent Society - Basic cultivation advice for several types of plants with picture galleries. Also with information about the BCSS Teesside Branch organization and events.
The Edible Schoolyard - The Edible Schoolyard at Martin Luther King Middle School in Berkeley, CA. has an organic garden and landscape which is wholly integrated into the school’s curriculum and lunch program.
New Jersey Weed Gallery - Good site for weeds run by Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.
Division of Agronomy and Soil Science at the University at New England,
Armidale, New South Wales, Australia
www.rachelcarson.org - Rachel Carson site by her biographer.
www.monticello.org - Monticello - The Home of Thomas Jefferson
Rodale Organic Gardening ( www.organicgardening.com )
American Fern Society (http://amerfernsoc.org) - an 100 year old organization. If you love ferns I would be in touch with these people.
Ellen Schiffman - Capturing the beauty of nature in works of art.
Pooktre Tree Shapers - They grow trees into all sorts of things: chairs, tables, mirror frames and art pieces.
Cityworm - red wiggler worms in every kitchen, composting art, and more!
Arborsmith Studios (www.arborsmith.com) - Oregon plant sculptor.
Avas Flowers - An Indoor Gardening Guide for Flowers, Herbs and more
Lehigh Lawn and Landscaping: Landscaping and Landscape Designers: Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, NY area.
Squirrel Proof Bird Feeder - Prevent squirrels from reaching your bird feeder with a squirrel baffle. Baffles can also make hanging bird feeders squirrel proof.
The Lily Flower Store - Garden and field tested lilies and many interesting articles on growing lilies, pest control, and gardening.
Avant Garden Decor - Flower Gardening Supplies
Natures Finest Seed - High purity grass and native wildflower seed for lawn, beautification, reclamation, restoration, habitat and pasture. No added inert matter or filler species. Planting aids, seed spreaders, mulch granules, Soil-Boost and more.
Gourmet Kitchen Garlic - Offering several varieties of organic hardneck garlic naturally grown in a chemical free environment available for gourmet cooks, connisseurs of fine food and wines, or people who just love to cook or grow their own garlic. Also provides garlic recipes.
Heirloom Seeds - Sustainable Canadian seed company selling rare and unusual seeds. Online catalogue includes heirloom tomatoes, quinoa, amaranth, seed garlic and a new zero mile diet kit.
Seed and Plant Sanctuary for Canada - A charitable organization dedicated to the health and vitality of the earth through the preservation and promotion of heritage seeds.
Jackson's Online Garden Centre (UK) offers a massive selection of plants and garden items at very competitive prices.
(Emily Note: Plant Delights is one of our favorite Nursery websites.)
Wychwood Forestry - Tree Surgeons and Arboricultural Specialists providing tree diagnosis, preservation, replanting and tree surgery services.
Garden Landscaping Roger's Gardens is the source for all your Christmas Decorations and home decor. We sell Christopher Radko ornaments, holiday decorations and Christmas collectibles, and home accents.
Summer Hill Seeds - A seed supplier featuring rare and hard-to-find flower seeds at an affordable price.
Garden Fountains - Our Garden Fountains are a popular amenity for gardens large and small. The pleasant flow of water helps block background noise and enhance the tranquility and peacefulness of your outdoor areas.
jmbamboo - Bamboo Nursery. Cold hardy bamboo for privacy screens, a tropical look in the landscape, and exotic beauty in the garden.
Big Plants - We love plants. Along with giant bamboo we grow many other plants that give our gardens a tropical look. Most (but not all) are "giant plants" and get very large in one season.
Tulip World - Tulip World is the fastest growing online shop for Dutch tulip bulbs, a directory with a bulb database searchable by name, genus, species and flower colour in addition to a bulb care glossary, and interactive Bulb Explorer.
Heirloom Tomatoes - They offer over 60 varieties of organically grown heirloom tomato seeds that are very difficult to find in any of the major seed catalogs.
eNature.com - Acquired by the National Wildlife Federation (NWF), the nation’s largest conservation group, the for-profit eNature site operates independently, but now shares unparalleled content and nature discovery tools with the non-profit NWF.org.
Plant Care .com - Encyclopedia and extensive database of houseplant information. World's largest database on "How to Care for Houseplants".
Sunshine Farm & Gardens - Uncommonly rare and exceptional plants for the discriminating gardener and collector.
The Flower Society is an online flower guide for all flower related information that gives information on different flower meanings, types, themes & birthday flowers.
Organic garden tips at Goorganicgardening.com
Go organic garden! Read information and stories on organic gardening, find safe and effective pesticide and herbicide recipes, and learn how to garden the natural way.
Plant Swap ( http://www.plantswap.net/ ) is a completely free site for gardeners to organize community plant swaps (where they trade or give away plants/seeds they have propagated in their gardens).
The Flower Expert is the one stop destination on the internet that presents the readers an opportunity to learn and satiate their curiosity about flowers.
www.botanik.univie.ac.at/ - Institute of Botany & Botanical Garden of The university of Vienna - most interesting is the herbarium information
Asperupgaard is a garden dominated by hundreds of rhododendron, many species. 70 different magnolias. Old roses and wild roses. Alpines, etc. Over 700 photos.
www.unine.ch/jardin - Jardin Botanique de l'Universite et de la Ville de Neuchatel
www.jardin.ch/default.htm - a French gardening site (in French)
Irish Gardeners Forum - This versatile forum provides help from fellow gardeners and the opportunity to discuss all the best gardening techniques again specific to Ireland.
I Can Garden.com - The best and most informative Canadian gardening website.
Seeds of Diversity, Canada - Canada's heritage seed program.
www.prairielinks.com - This is the best place to start for Western Canada Agriculture.
The Royal Horticultural Society - a good search site to find any plant in the UK, or to find events or gardens in the UK.
Henry Doubleday Research Association - The Organic Organisation
The Helpful Gardener - The Helpful Gardener brings the pleasure of gardening to your home. It has a growing list of helpful gardening articles that are written by a popular garden lecturer from Connecticut, Scott Reil.
Henry Doubleday Research Association - The Organic Organisation
Northern Gardening - Northern Gardening is a practical resource for all gardeners--especially those in a cold climate.
www.earth911.org - An excellent site to get information about recycling. Check out your own area via zip code.
Wormwoman - Mary Appelhof's site for worm composting resources.
Topline Whsle Dist Co - Worms, vermicomposting, worm equipment, worm supplies, worm books and lots of worm information.
Agri-Growth International Inc. ( http://www.agriorganics.com ) Environment safe, natural certified organic fertilizers and growing products for horticultural, hydroponics, agricultural and gardening applications.
The GetSet! Gardening Page is here to assist you in finding information about gardening and yard keeping in all its many varieties.
Osteospermum, The African Daisy site. The biggest resource in the world of this wonderful daisy plant that originates from South Africa. This is a great resource site, a good looking garden site, and a technically great website.
Gardenscape is an information resource for the home gardener and for the professionals in the gardening, landscape, and nursery industries.
Florida Gardener ( www.floridagardener.com ) - Your online source for gardening in the sunshine state.
The Gardener's Network ( www.gardenersnet.com ) - Information, content, and community.
Rochester Gardening (www.rochestergardening.com) - has information for the Northeaster USA gardener, plus access to plant & garden information worldwide through lists of more than 2,200 categorized web links.
The Tropical Hibiscus: "Queen of the Tropics" ( www.trop-hibiscus.com ) - If you're going to specialize in hibiscus, this is definitely a site to go visit.
Garden Forever ( www.gardenforever.com ) - Lots of articles
Garden Guides ( www.gardenguides.com )
www.botanical.com - Home page of "A Modern Herbal"
"The RollerFeeder, Squirrel Proof Bird Feeder Designed with Songbirds in Mind."
Gardening - An online resource for lovers of gardening. Over 135,000 plant names listed.
Garden Center Nursery - Exotic flowers, plants, shrubs, garden tools, and accessories. Garden and patio furniture, bonsai trees, water fountains. Garden Center Showplace has everything for your garden under one roof.
Avant-Gardening/Growing Creativity - "You Can Grow" using plants as a medium for creative expression and personal growth. http://www.avant-gardening.com - hard to categorize this beautiful Southwestern Farm site.
http://www.mooseyscountrygarden.com/ - Prettiest personal home web site I've ever seen.