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Useful Garden Links

vPlants - Virtual Plants On-Line: Botanists from The Field Museum, Chicago Botanic Garden, and Morton Arboretum have developed an online herbarium that provides detailed data and digital images, containing approximately 110,000 specimens of Chicago-area flora.

Garfied Park Conservatory: One of the largest and most stunning conservatories in the nation. Often referred to as "landscape art under glass," the Garfield Park Conservatory occupies approximately 4.5 acres inside and out, and includes cold frames and propagating where thousands of plants are grown each year for displays in City parks and spaces.

Chicago Botanic Garden: 385-acre plant museum in northern Cook County, Illinois.

Missouri Botanical Garden: Renowned for fundamental botanical research, provides a plant finder for over 6,800 species.

Gardenweb.com: a 2,100 word glossary of botanical terms and a garden events calendar.

Gardening Know-How: A basic guide for new gardeners.

National Council of State Garden Clubs: With extensive garden links.

American Horticultural Society: Gardening resources and programs.

Hort.net: Plant profiles, gallery, stories, and more.

Azaleas List Listserv (this is an email list; click to send a blank e-mail that will subscribe you)

The Cactus and Succulent Plant Mall: Internet resource for growers of cacti and succulents.

International Carnivorous Plant Society: Mailing list for discussions of carnivorous plants.

Orchid Guide Digest: Splippertalk orchid forum.

Organic Gardening: Rodale's guide to organic living.

Online Newsletter of Biological Control

Home Landscaping Tips for Building the Perfect Garden (homeadvisor.com), submitted by Charlotte Library, Charlotte, TN.

Chicagoland Gardening Magazine: Edited by our own Carolyn Ulrich.

Please send us useful links you are aware of (or let us know if any of these links are "dead")


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