GARDENING RESOURCES

Useful and practical information for the intelligent gardener on how to grow a bountiful garden

USEFUL MAPS (for the U.S.A.) and CHARTS

Fall frost maps

Day of the last spring freeze map

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 GLOSSARY

Garden vocabulary from A to Z

Gardening encyclopedia (vegetables – herbs – fruit)

EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH-BASED INFO FOR GARDENERS

National Agricultural Library 

List of the cooperative extension offices in all 50 states where you can find gardening information (state-specific) provided through universities to general public.

 

HOW TO” guides for the gardener

Vegetable gardening: a beginner’s guide

Guides to 58 garden vegetables

How to grow plants from cuttings (vegetative propagation)

The ultimate guide to dividing perennials

A guide to successful pruning

Vegetable harvest guide

Composting quide

Cornell University Gardening Guide (Includes 3 guides: flower guide, vegetable guide and  my favorite how to design flower garden guide: techniques, color, texture)

POTENTIAL BENEFITS  and SIDE EFFECTS of MEDICINAL PLANTS or HERBAL SUPPLEMENTS

National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health

Office of Dietary Supplements of National Institutes of Health (medicinal plants and dietary supplements fact sheets)

WebMD

gardening resources

GARDEN SUPPLIES

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 alivenatural 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.)

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