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View Resource The Garden GateThe Gardener's Guide to Mailing Lists

This list is dedicated to the discussion of all woody and non-woody plants, with annotated discussion lists on 38 topics ranging from aroids and aquatic plants to orchids and organic gardening. Both professionals and amateurs with botanical affinities will almost certainly find a discussion list worth investigating. Many of the botanical- or garden-related topics contain multiple discussion...

http://www.ibiblio.org/london/agriculture/feedback/new-links...
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 US National Arboretum: Gardening

The US National Arboretum provides this Web page to assist the nearly 60 million people who garden. Some particularly useful site features are the Q&A section answered by Arboretum experts, a glossary of plant terminology, basic plant requirements, and an introduction to Integrated Pest Management. The site is a collection of practical information; it is likely that almost any gardener will find...

http://www.usna.usda.gov/Gardens/gardeningr.html
View Resource The Old Farmer's Almanac

With the advent and proliferation of the Internet and Web access, a multitude of information has become immediately accessible to anyone with a computer and a phone line. Providing home-spun wisdom and advice has been a hallmark of The Old Farmers Almanac since 1792, and their site features quite a bit of free information that will be useful to new visitors and familiar to long-time fans of the...

https://www.almanac.com/
View Resource Seed Catalogues

The Smithsonian Institutions Libraries Web site currently features a unique collection of seed and nursery catalogs dating from 1830 to the present. Online visitors may view a portion of the exhibit, which offers a look at "the history of the seed and agricultural implement business in the United States, as well as provides a history of botany and plant research such as the introduction of plant...

http://www.sil.si.edu/DigitalCollections/SeedNurseryCatalogs...
View Resource The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University: Plants

The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University provides this in-depth Web site featuring plants found at the Arboretum and related information. Visitors to this site will find sections featuring selected plants at the Arboretum, collections management, on-site projects, a plant-information hotline, and a detailed table listing bloom times for dozens of plants; guidelines for adjusting dates for...

https://www.arboretum.harvard.edu/plants/
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 National Gardening Association

This is the homepage of the National Gardening Association, a nonprofit organization established "to help gardeners, and to help people through gardening." The Web site contains loads of garden-related information, including over 2,000 articles, 30,000 FAQs, seed swap programs, a zone finder, pest control library, and much more. The site does advertise some retail items, but all information in...

https://garden.org/
View Resource International Seed Saving Institute: Basic Seed Saving

This straightforward site from the International Seed Saving Institute on Basic Seed Saving will be of use to any growers interested in learning how to save seeds from season to season. The site provides links "to specific seed saving instructions for 27 common vegetables" including many favorites like corn, carrots, broccoli, and lettuce. The site also links to a glossary of seed saving terms and...

http://www.seedsave.org/issi/issi_904.html
View Resource National Gardening: kidsgardening.com

Hosted by National Gardening, kidsgardening.com is a great resource for educators interested in incorporating gardens into their classroom curriculum, and for parents looking for ways to supplement home gardening activities with their kids. The site offers sections on Classroom Stories, a plethora of hands-on activities, articles, an online guide to school greenhouses, and more. This website also...

https://kidsgardening.org/
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