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Whether you're just getting your feet wet in planning your first garden and need some general advice, have a special fondness for a particular type of plant and want more info about growing it, or want to hook up with others with similar interests, the world of online gardening can help.

Here are some Web site picks from our staff. This listing is not meant to be comprehensive but it provides a place to start. Most of these sites also contain links to visit, and search engines can take you even further. Happy browsing!

Choose your topic of interst from the list below

Where to Stay
Gardening Products
Clothing
Containers
Furniture
GENERAL GARDENING RESOURCES
UNIVERSITY RESOURCES
NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
PLANT ASSOCIATIONS
ORGANIC GARDENING EXPERTS

 

Where To Stay

During our travels we encounter some wonderful choices for lodging. Be sure to check back often as we update this area regularly.

New Orleans - Maison St. Charles

Key West, Florida - Compass Realty, Truman Annex

Arizona, Phoenix - Arizona Biltmore

Michigan, Grand Haven - Boyden House Bed & Breakfast

Kentucky, Louisville - The Galt House Hotel and Suites

Florida, Miami/Ft. Lauderdale - Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty Six

Wisconsin, Madison - Mansion Hill Inn

Alaska, Anchorage - Aleyska Resort

Alaska, Anchorage - Extended Stay Hotels

Connecticut, Greenwich/New York - Homestead Inn

Oregon, Ashland - Lithia Springs Resort and Gardens

South Carolina, Charleston - The Inn at Middleton Place

Delaware, Wilmington/Pennsylvania - Philadelphia - The Inn At Montchanin Village

California, Palm Springs - Agua Caliente Spa Resort

Missouri, St. Louis, Drury Hotels

Texas, San Antonio - Drury Plaza Hotel (Riverwalk)

Virginia, Williamsburg - The Official Colonial Williamsburg Guide for Historical Williamsburg

Colorado, Vail - Evergreen Lodge

Maine, Boothbay - Spruce Point Inn

New Jersey, New York - Hotel Indigo -Basking Ridge, NJ.

Hawaii, Maui - Wailea Beach Marriott Resort & Spa

Arizona, Tucson - Loews Ventana Canyon

Louisiana, St. Francisville - Butler Greenwood Plantation Bed & Breakfast

Nevada/California - Resort at Squaw Creek

Virginia, Charlottesville -The Boar's Head

Ohio, Dayton & Cincinnati - Holiday Inn - Dayton Mall

Wyoming, Cheyenne - Nagle Warren Mansion

 

 

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Gardening Products

These sites feature some of our favorite products.

Fine Gardening Magzine

Skin Care - Crabtree & Evelyn

Outdoor Furniture - Lane Ventures

Containers - Campania

Pottery Land

Jam'n Designs

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Clothing

Belk

Izod

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Containers

Unusual, beautiful and sturdy.

Compania

Pottery Land

Jam'n Designs

 

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Furniture

Whether totally exposed to the elements or in a covered Area.

Lane Ventures

Trex - Outdoor Furniture

 

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General gardening resources

These sites offer a wealth of info on many aspects of gardening, and they are the ideal place to start when exploring the universe of gardening on the Web.

About.com/Gardening (http://gardening.about.com/)

GardenWeb

US Plant Hardiness Zone Map

Frost Dates

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University Resources

From practical tips to the latest research, universities offer valuable info and give a regional perspective.

Cornell Department of Horticulture

Ohio State University Yard & Garden

Purdue University Consumer Horticulture

University of Illinois Extension

Virginia Cooperative Extension

University of Arizona Home Horticulture

Aggie Horticulture From Texas A&M

University of Florida

University of Georgia

University of California/California Gardening

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National Organizations

These organizations are national in scope but many also have regional and/or local branches. You'll find events to attend, groups to join, and gardens to visit.

All-America Selections

America In Bloom

American Association of Botanical Gardens and Arboreta

American Community Gardening Association

American Horticultural Society

Arbor Day Foundation

Garden Club of America Garden

Garden Conservancy

Gardeners of America/Men's Garden Clubs of America

Hobby Greenhouse Association

Master Gardeners

National Garden Bureau

National Garden Clubs

National Wildlife Federation Backyard Habitats

Plant a Row for the Hungry

Seed Savers Exchange

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Plant Associations

If you have a particular plant passion, you're likely to find an association of like-minded gardeners on the Web. Many offer expert advice, publications, and regional gatherings.

American Dahlia Society

American Bonsai Society

American Orchid Society

American Rhododendron Society

American Rose Society

Herb Society of America

International Water Lily and Water Gardening Society

North American Rock Garden Society

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Orgainc Gardening Experts

These sites can help you create a garden that's healthy for your family, for wildlife, and for the environment.

How to Compost

Organic Gardening Basics

Rodale Institute

World of Organic Agriculture:USA

Worm Digest

 

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