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A Way to Garden Seed Starting Calculator
Need remembering when it’s safe and smart to start your first spring sowings of vegetable, flower and herb seeds indoors and out? This tool calculates when.
Better Homes and Gardens - Gardening
How to grow and care for flowers, plants, and trees, backyard and front yard landscaping ideas, landscape plans, a home garden planner...
Cornell Cooperative Extension Vegetable Varieties for Gardeners
This web forum provides an avenue for gardeners to share knowledge. The concept is simple: Gardeners visit the VVfG site and report what varieties perform well – and not so well – in their gardens. Other gardeners visit to view the variety ratings and read the reviews to decide which might work well for them. The VVfG citizen science project also provides an opportunity for researchers to involve knowledgeable and motivated citizens.
Horticultural Alliance of the Hamptons
Connect with people and information about gardening on the East End.
Kitchen Garden Planner
Use square-foot gardening techniques to create a raised bed garden With this free online planner, you can get the blueprints to a super-productive vegetable garden, based on square-foot gardening techniques instead of traditional rows.Choose from 26 options, including many designed just for elevated raised beds.To create your own garden, click Plan Your Own Garden. Just drag and drop crops to the planting grid and the planner fills in the number of plants.
National Gardening Association
Resources for consumers and educators, ranging from general information and publications to lessons and grants.
Great books for Beginner Gardeners!
Bringing Nature Home: How Native Plants Sustain Wildlife in our Gardens by
An introduction to sustainable, ecological gardening explains how to incorporate a variety of native plants into a backyard environment in order to create a healthy ecosystem that provides food and shelter for local wildlife of all kinds and includes helpful lists of garden-worthy native plants for every region of the United States.
The Garden Primer by
100% Organic! Essentials of planning, planting and upkeep; guidance on how to grow and tend over 370 plants and their many varieties.
New York Times- Gardens and Gardening