Selected Internet Resources - Gardening
GARDENS AND ARBORETA | SOCIETIES AND
ASSOCIATIONS | INTERNET RESOURCES | LOCAL
BOTANICAL GARDENS AND ARBORETA
The Arnold Arboretum publishes Arnoldia, and maintains a living
collection of woody plants from around the world.
Institute for Cultural Landscape Studies
Brooklyn Botanic Garden
The garden conducts education and research, and is known for
its publications. Plants and Gardens News is available at the
website, along with virtual tours and information on botany,
garden design, sustainable gardening, and other topics.
Missouri Botanical Garden
Active in horticultural research and education, the Missouri
Botanical Garden also maintains a large website with a great
deal of useful information including a collection of interesting
Internet links, sources for exotic seeds, fact sheets on all
aspects of gardening, and a plant-finder database.
The New York Botanical Garden
Resources at the New York Botanical Garden include the LuEsther
T. Mertz Library, one of the world's largest botanic libraries,
demonstration gardens for home gardeners, and research and
educational programs. The website offers botanical and gardening
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
The Royal Botanic Gardens promotes education and global research
in horticulture, sustainable agriculture, plant diversity,
and related areas.
United States National Arboretum
Maintained by the U.S.D.A., the Arboretum supports research and
education, and hosts the National Bonsai and Penjing Museum.
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SOCIETIES AND ASSOCIATIONS
American Daffodil Society
American Fern Society
American Horticultural Society
One of the oldest national gardening organizations in the country,
with headquarters located at River Farm in Alexandria, Virginia.
The organization publishes The American Gardener.
American Horticultural Therapy
American Iris Society
American Rose Society
Since 1973, New York's Green Guerillas has helped thousands of
people turn "vacant rubble strewn lots into vibrant community
National Gardening Association
This non-profit organization focuses on "everyday home gardening" and
publishes National Gardening.
National Wildflower Research
North American Rock Garden Society
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Gardening information and guides, along with information about gardening products and sources.
University Home Gardening
Gardening "for people of all ages, abilities and lifestyles."
Garden Rant: Uprooting the Gardening World
Blog from a team of opinionated writers.
Garden Web Forums
Discussion on a very wide variety of gardening topics, from African
violets to woodlands, bonsai to xeriscaping.
Greenacres: Landscaping with Native Plants
The Great Lakes National Program Office of the EPA maintains
an informative website
on green landscaping, geared mainly toward the Great Lake ecosystems.
Kitchen Gardeners International
New Jersey Agricultural
An online gallery for identification of weeds.
National Park Service
The site provides information on invasive plants, wildflowers,
integrated pest management, and other topics.
North American Butterfly
The mission of this non-profit organization is to increase public
enjoyment and conservation of butterflies, by focusing on areas
such as gardening.
OSU Pocket Gardener
The Pocket Gardener is a collection of web pages that have been
developed for both PocketPC and Palm PDA users.
PlantFacts has merged several digital collections developed at
Ohio State University to become an international knowledge bank
and multimedia learning center.
The PLANTS Database provides standardized information about the vascular plants, mosses, liverworts, hornworts, and lichens of the U.S. and its territories.
Extension Professor, Greenhouse and Nursery Specialist, University
A good source for herbaceous perennial information and links.
Skippy’s Vegetable Garden
This blog features a sustainable and organic home vegetable garden, located near Boston.
Tom Clothier's Garden
Walk and Talk
You Grow Girl
Focused on urban organic gardening, this blog places equal importance on style, affordability and art.
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Gardens at George Washington’s Mt. Vernon
Spring Gardens Park
A 27-acre park in Alexandria, Virginia, dedicated to advancing
the awareness and practice of gardening in Metropolitan Washington,
Gardens and Landscapes
Orland E. White
Arboretum, State Arboretum of Virginia
and Horticultural Exhibitions
Jefferson Center for Historic Plants
Compiled by Alison P. Kelly
December 2001 - last updated April 2015