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View Resource Cultivating Canadian Gardens: The History of Gardening in Canada

The National Library of Canada currently hosts this on-line exhibition, which traces the history of Canadian gardening "through the books, periodicals, and printed materials collected" by the Library. The exhibit tells the story of Canadian gardening from 17th century accounts of gardening by the Hurons, to present day gardening experts' advice. The site contains an abundance of reproductions of...

http://publications.gc.ca/collections/Collection/SN3-1-2-199...
View Resource The Victory Garden

Over the past 28 years, "The Victory Garden" (broadcast on PBS) has become one of the most enduring and respected "how-to" show on television. The show's current host is Michael Weishan, a nationally known garden designer who leads viewers through some of America's finest gardens, along with offering a number of segments devoted to small and large-scale projects for those with a green thumb who...

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/victorygarden/
View Resource Natural History Museum's Wildlife Garden

Britain has at times been referred to as "a nation of gardeners," so the Web browsing public should not be taken unawares to read that the Natural History Museum's Wildlife Garden in London has developed a Web site that is both pleasing to the eye and rather informative as well. For those planning a visit to London, there is information about the hours and operation of the garden itself, along...

http://www.nhm.ac.uk/visit/galleries-and-museum-map/wildlife...
View Resource Garden Safari

This is an awesome nature website! Created by nature photographers Hania and Hans Arentson about wildlife in their garden, it offers an abundance of beautiful, close-up photos of many animals. The site is well-organized with separate pages containing numerous images and information for many different types of animals including butterflies, birds, frogs, and spiders -- just to name a few. The site...

http://www.gardensafari.net
View Resource Tom Clothier's Garden Walk and Talk

This impressive website was created by long-time gardener Tom Clothier as an archive for numerous gardening articles, germination databases, and photos. The 314 pages in this online archive were "developed as a public service in the spirit of cooperative extension." The site is free of advertisements and was designed to accommodate children researchers as well. The website provides information on...

http://tomclothier.hort.net/index.html
View Resource Colorado State University Cooperative Extension: Gardening & Horticulture

Hosted by Colorado State University Cooperative Extension, this website shares a wealth of resources about different aspects of gardening and horticulture. The site features sections on Integrated Pest Management, Trees, Vegetables, Flowers, and much more. The site also offers information on house plants, gardening with children, lawns, and xeriscape gardening. A site glossary is included as well,...

http://4dmg.colostate.edu/
View Resource Zen Gardens

Tiny Bowdoin College in Maine may not immediately make one think of zen gardens, but they have certainly done a fine job offering web users valuable online tours and insights into these peaceful and lovely places. Specifically, the site is dedicated to the gardens of Japan and (to be geographically more precise) to the historic gardens of Kyoto and its environs. Through the various pages dedicated...

http://learn.bowdoin.edu/japanesegardens/index.html?overview
View Resource Junior Master Gardener

Junior Master Gardener (JMG) is an innovative national program that exposes young people to gardening, service learning, skill development, group learning, and more. The headquarters for the National JMG Program Office is at Texas A&M University, and, nationally, 28 universities implement the program at the state level. The JMG website provides information about starting and registering a JMG...

http://jmgkids.us/
View Resource Community of Gardens Screenshot

The Smithsonian Institution's Smithsonian Gardens hosts Community of Gardens, a digital archive of gardens across the United States and throughout time. Visitors with a connection to any kind of garden, historical or contemporary, are invited to submit stories and photographs to this project (via Share A Story). On the Community of Gardens homepage, visitors can explore these stories on the...

https://communityofgardens.si.edu