Practical information for the intelligent gardener on how to grow a bountiful garden
- useful maps and charts for gardeners
- gardening info specific to your area
- free garden vocabulary and garden encyclopedia
- “how to” guides
- best online garden supply stores and nurseries
- best gardening websites
- gardening magazines
USEFUL MAPS (for the U.S.A.) and CHARTS
Growing zone finder (find your growing zone by zip code)
Vegetable planting schedule (by zone or by state)
Vegetable planting chart (printable PDF with info about how to plant most common vegetables: spacing, depth, seeds or transplant, days to germination)
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Garden vocabulary from A to Z
Gardening encyclopedia (vegetables – herbs – fruit)
EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH-BASED INFO FOR GARDENERS
List of the cooperative extension offices in all 50 states where you can find gardening information (state-specific) provided through universities to general public.
Benefits of gardening (backed by science)
HOW TO” guides for the gardener
How to grow plants from cuttings (vegetative propagation)
A basic guide to composting at your apartment (I added this resource by request of Bella and her science teacher Brittany from their kids gardening club. Thank you, Bella🌷, for awesome resource!)
4 easy methods of composting (no compost heap required)
POTENTIAL BENEFITS and SIDE EFFECTS of MEDICINAL PLANTS or HERBAL SUPPLEMENTS
Office of Dietary Supplements of National Institutes of Health (medicinal plants and dietary supplements fact sheets)
Wonder which fruits and vegetables fit into the keto diet? Check out Is It Keto?
Blain’s Farm and Fleet – lawn and garden supply
Blooming Direct – online garden center: plants and gardening essentials (located in UK)
Breck’s – bulbs and roses (ships to USA and Canada)
Burpee – seeds and plants ( $2.99 shipping on all seeds)
Crocus – garden plants and products ( buy online in UK)
Direct Gardening – seeds and plants delivered to your door
Dutch Gardens – edible plants, perennials, trees and vines ( offer gorgeous free catalog)
Eden Brothers – vegetable and flower (including organic herbs and microgreens) seeds
ePlanters – buy planters online.
Garden Tower Project– offers specially designed for tight spaces innovative rotating planter that allows to grow 50 plants in 4 square feet. This is the only planter system that combines garden and compost in one, allowing you to turn kitchen scraps into organic vegetables.
Gardens alive –natural solutions for pest control and fertilization
Gardener’s supply company – one stop store for all your gardening supply needs
Gardening direct – garden plants and fruit trees ( UK store)
Gardens & Home Direct (UK company)
Growers House – hydroponics supply and indoor gardening supply
Harrod Horticultural ( UK gardening supply store, ships internationally)
Nature Hills Nursery – trees, shrubs, fruiting trees & plants, perennials, roses, vines, grasses (U.S.A.)
Park Seed – all seeds sold are GMO free
Southern Exposure Seed Exchange – organic and heirloom seeds. They also have seeds that are particularly well suited to the Southeast (USA) hot humid summers.
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