- 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.
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.
a 2,100 word glossary of botanical terms and a garden events
Council of State Garden Clubs: With extensive
Horticultural Society Gardening Community Listserv (subscription
(Electronic Rock Garden Society, subscription form)
List Listserv (this is an email list; click
to send a blank e-mail that will subscribe you)
hardycacti_etc, XEchinopsis (three listservs,
all subscribed via web form)
Plant Mailing Lists (subscription instructions)
e-mail with message: subscribe fernet)
Guide Digest (description and subscription
gardening lists, archives, and subscription instructions
Newsletter of Biological Control
Park: (in Hyde Park) including photographs
of the December "meadow burn."
Home Landscaping Tips for Building the Perfect Garden (homeadvisor.com), submitted by Charlotte Library, Charlotte, TN.