Garden Links

What you can find here:

Colorado Gardening
Garden Blogs
Gardening Information and Resources
Garden Seeds, Plants, and Accessories
Personal Garden Pages and Tours

Colorado Gardening

  • Colorado Extension Service
    Colorado State University Cooperative Extension Service has a large number of gardening publications online.
  • Colorado Gardening
    Q & A's on garden subjects, links to local garden clubs, articles, and more.
  • Colorado Water Garden Society
    Meeting times and places, photo gallery, and a java-based "Pool of Information" on water gardens.
  • Denver Botanic Gardens
    Information and pictures, including "What's Blooming" and plant research at the Gardens. Also information on the Chatfield reserve.
  • Denver Master Gardener
    Fact Sheets and articles from the Master Gardener program of the CSU Extension Service.
  • Doing Dahlias
    A project of the Colorado Dahlia Society. Articles on dahlia care and culture, pictures from local dahlia growers.
  • Colorado Garden Foundation
    Home site for the Colorado Garden & Home Show, held in Denver in the early spring. Includes links to landscpe design and maintenance information for Front Range gardeners.
  • Growing Gardens of Boulder County
    Home site of this non-profit community gardening organization, with information on their plots and programs.
  • Guide to the Colorado Growing Season
    My own guide to the Denver area growing season. A visual guide to planting and harvest times.
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    Garden Blogs

  • Bifurcated Carrots
    Two Americans living and gardening in Amsterdam.
  • Daphne's Dandelions
    A garden in Arlington, Massachusetts.
  • Front Range Food Gardener
    For Colorado's Front Range.
  • Garden Rant
    Multi-author garden blog, from New York to California.
  • Skippy's Kitchen Garden
    Boston area, organic raised bed garden.
  • Tales of a Transplanted Gardener
    First to Colorado Springs, now in western Washington state.
  • The Garden Smallholder
    Garden and allotments in North Bedfordshire, UK.
  • This and That
    Gardening and beekeeping in Birmingham, UK.
  • Tiny Farm Blog
    Organic micro-farming with two acres and some tools.
  • Urban Veggie Garden Blog
    Vegetable gardening in Ontario, Canada.
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    Gardening Information and Resources

  • Butterfly Website
    Everything about gardening for butterflies and other wildlife. These links are gathered from many sources.
  • Cyndi's Catalog of Garden Catalogs
    Comprehensive list of nurseries and gardening supplies available by mail order.
  • Everything Backyard
    Landscaping and projects as well as garden tips.
  • Garden Design
    Garden Design with Joy. The author of this site has written a book on garden design. Easy to follow information here, with all the basics on garden design.
  • Garden for Wildlife
    A program of the National Wildlife Federation. Tells you how and why to turn your garden into a wildlife conservation zone.
  • Garden Guides
    Remarkable assortment of articles and guides on many aspects of gardening. You can spend quite a while browsing this site.
  • Garden Web
    By Houzz. Comprehensive gardening resource, with links to plant information, shopping, photo galleries, and an extensive set of gardening forums.
  • Heaths and Heathers Worksheet
    This innovative worksheet by Alan Turner shows bloom color and bloom times of many species, using an Excel spreadsheet.
  • National Gardening
    Official site of the National Gardening Association, includes articles and tips, regional reports, along with a message board and seed swap section.
  • Organic Gardening
    Online edition of Organic Gardening magazine, with everything you need to know to keep an organic garden.
  • The Garden Watchdog
    Originally compiled as a FAQ by folks from the Usenet group rec.gardens, and now a part of the Dave's Garden site, this is a database of mail-order plant sources, with frank and extensive comments by customers. Also has useful information on things to watch out for when ordering plants by mail.
  • Plant Files
    This is also now part of the Dave's Garden site. Billed as a "unique and comprehensive" database of plants in cultivation, this searchable database provides growing information for more than 54,000 plants.
  • University of Illinois Extension Service - The Green Line
    Index page for monthly yard and garden articles. Now archived.
  • U.S.D.A. Plant Hardiness Zone Map
    New 2012 edition, superceding all previous versions. Includes information on special climate conditions and how to interpret hardiness zones.
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    Garden Seeds, Plants, and Accessories

  • Baker Heirloom Seeds
    Seeds and starts of all manner of heirloom varieties.
  • Bluestone Perennials
    Their plants are mostly young and small, but they're also healthy and well-grown. Great prices, too.
  • David Austin Roses
    Some of the most beautiful roses on the planet, and tons of growing information as well.
  • Dixondale Farms
    Specializing in onions and leeks, famous for their wide variety of high-quality seeds and sets.
  • Gardener's Supply Company
    Garden tools and accessories, ranging from purely decorative to completely functional.
  • High Country Gardens
    Drought-tolerant and xeriscape plants, including grasses, perennials, and shrubs.
  • Johnny's Selected Seeds
    Another great seed source, also sells accessories, and web site includes growing information.
  • Klehm's Song Sparrow Perennial Farm
    A great variety of perennials, including hostas, grasses, and vines in addition to peonies, roses, and daylilies. Useful site for the cottage gardener.
  • Lee Valley Tools
    Wonderful assortment of high quality garden tools and supplies at remarkably low prices.
  • Mountain Crest Gardens
    Many sedums and sempervivums, along with tender succulents as well.
  • Oakes Daylilies
    Extensive daylily collection with growing information and pictures, from a knowledgeable Tennessee grower.
  • Old House Gardens
    Wonderful source for heirloom bulbs, including daffodils, tulips, lilies, and various unusual types.
  • Park Seeds
    One of the oldest seed companies, and still one of the best.
  • Peaceful Valley Farm Supply
    Another resource for organic growers.
  • Pinetree Garden Seeds
    Extensive collection of seeds, including flowers, vegetables, and herbs, with many varieties that are hard to find elsewhere. Wonderful prices, too.
  • Planet Natural
    Earth-friendly supplies for garden, home, and lawn.
  • Renee's Garden
    Heirloom and gourmet vegetable, flower, and herb seeds.
  • Schreiner's Iris Gardens
    More than 300 irises, listed by type, with good pictures and growing information.
  • Seeds from Italy
    Exclusive U.S. mail-order distributor for Franchi Seeds, Italy's oldest family-owned seed company, founded in 1783.

  • Select Seeds
    Heirloom seeds, plants, and bulbs for indoors and out.
  • Smokey's Daylily Gardens
    Large selection. Check out the "Lost Tag Lots" if you need to fill a large space for a low price.
  • Squaw Mountain Gardens
    Large assortment of sedums and other succulents.
  • Tasteful Garden
    Organic garden plants: tomatoes and other vegetables, herbs.
  • Totally Tomatoes
    Huge assortment of tomato plants and seeds, also other vegetables
  • Trade Winds Fruit
    Wide variety of hard-to-find tropical fruits and flowers.
  • van Bourgondien
    A great source for Dutch bulbs - every one I've gotten from them has been large and healthy. They sell other perennials as well.
  • Vermont Bean Co
    Heirloom beans, other vegetables
  • Young's Garden Center
    Oregon garden center, carrying many plants locally. Online they have an excellent selection of both hardy and tender sedums and other succulents.
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    Personal Garden Pages and Tours

  • A Walk Through Colin's Garden
    Well-documented evolution of this Southern Ontario garden. Includes links and tips.
  • Just a Patch of Ground
    Pictures and text describing several years in the life of a garden on the outskirts of London, England.
  • Moosey's Country Garden
    This extensive site lets you wander in and learn about Moosey's New Zealand paradise.
  • My Country Garden
    An organic gardener from British Columbia shares her garden full of vegetables, flowers, and herbs.
  • In the Garden of Paghat the Ratgirl
    A Puget Sound garden.
  • Virgo's Aussie Garden
    Tour this garden in suburban Melbourne, complete with dozens of pictures. I especially enjoy the little section on "Garden Follies". Links to other Australian Gardening Pages.
  • Wynnie's Urban Oasis
    Charming account of how one woman (and her dog) made a rose garden out of the heavy clay soil in Cleveland, Ohio.
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    Last update: Apr. 7, 2017
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