Government Resources

Cooperative Extension Services
A resource to locate your extension service online.

United States Department of Agriculure
USDA’s home gardening resource.

USDA Plants Resources
USDA’s plant database resource.

Beauty in your own back yard.

ChicagoLand Gardening magazine
The magazine for the Chicago gardener.

Carolina Gardener
The resource for gardening information in the Carolinas.

Fine Gardening
Hands on magazine for avid gardeners.

Southern Living Online
The magazine for southern gardeners.
The magazine for water gardeners of all ages and experience.

Horticulture Magazine
America’s leading gardening magazine for passionate gardeners.

Garden Design
The definitive source for down-to-earth luxury and style.

Garden Gate
The illustrated guide to home gardening and design.

Texas Gardener
Provides information and advice on the unique aspects of Texas gardening.

Bonsai Empire
Growing & Caring for Bonsai Trees


The American Horticultural Society
Educational site sponsored by the American Horticultural Society.

National Garden Clubs Inc
Connecting you with people, plants and programs that provide inspiration, information and valuable resources.

The Garden Club of America
The Garden Club of America seeks to stimulate knowledge and love of gardening.

The Garden Club of Virginia
The Garden Club of Virginia, an active member of the Virginia Conservation Network, promotes gardening throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia.

The Massachusetts Horticultural Society
Dedicated to encouraging the science and practice of horticulture.

National Gardening
Online resource sponsored by the National Gardening Association.

The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society
The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society motivates people to improve the quality of life and create a sense of community through horticulture.

Public Gardens

Brooklyn Botanic Garden
A “pleasure garden” located in Wayne, Pa near Philadelphia.

The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
Colonial Williamsburg is the world’s largest outdoor living history museum, located in Williamsburg, Virginia, about 150 miles south of Washington, D.C.

Ladew Gardens
Topiary garden located in Monkton, MD near Baltimore.

Longwood Gardens
The world’s premier horticultural display garden located in Kennett Square, PA near Philadelphia.

The home of Thomas Jefferson located in Charlottesville, VA.

Mount Vernon Estate and Gardens
The home of George Washington located on the Potomac river near Alexandria, VA

Morris Aboretorium
Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania is an interdisciplinary center that integrates art, science and the humanities.

The US Botanic Garden
The oldest botanic garden in North America located in Washington, D.C.

The United States National Arbetorum
Conducts research, provides education, and conserves and displays trees, shrubs, flowers, and other plants to enhance the environment. Located in Northeast Washington, D.C.
A museum of early American decorative arts that opened to the public in 1951. Located in northern Delaware.

The New York Botanical Gardens
One of the oldest and largest botanical gardens in the world.

Mt Cuba Center

Botanical garden located in Hockessin, Delaware, near Wilmington, in the gently rolling hills of the Delaware Piedmont. Its woodland gardens produce some of the most spectacular displays of wildflowers in the mid-Atlantic region.

Bartram’s Garden 

A historic Philadelphia garden and arboretum in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Founded in 1728 by botanist John Bartram, it is the oldest surviving botanical garden in North America.