“My beloved is gone down into his garden, to the beds of spices,
to feed in the gardens, and to gather lilies.”
Song of Solomon 6:2
I have compiled a healthy list of resources to help you along your gardening path so enjoy and “happy and successful gardening” to you!
- Andre Viette – our favorite gardener and show
- Jackson and Perkins – we buy many of their roses; they have a catalog; you can buy them online or go to your favorite nursery and get them in person (my favorite thing to do but watch out — you can overspend and then have to plant them all — 8:)
- David Austin Roses – my favorites!
- Rosarian – no definition needed!
- Weeks Roses – wonderful!
- Heirloom Roses – excellent!
- Rose Resource – more rose resources!
- Roses.com – need I say more?
- Yesterday’s Rose – Vintage roses and pics!
- Better Homes & Gardens – Everything you need!
- Better Homes & Gardens – Excellent site for gardening and homemaking.
- GardenWeb – articles, reviews, English and foreign language forums for gardeners worldwide, contests, garden exchange, catalogs and products directory.
- GardenWeb’s Links – For all Gardening
- Virtual Garden – resources include the Time Life Plant Encyclopedia, a zone finder for US gardeners, a guide to gardening products, and fresh feature articles.
- Ask Earl – The Yard Care Answer Guy – solutions to all your yard problems including leaves, weeds, grass & pests. He can give you tips on how to maintain a beautiful lawn.
- Gardening for Kids – includes kid-friendly flowers and bulbs, a featured flower of the month, a kid critic’s comments, artwork, tips and links.
- Gardening Launch Pad – directory of home gardening resources with over 1400 gardening links in 53 categories.
- Lawn Institute, The – non-profit corporation to assist in and encourage through research and education the improvement of lawns and sports turf.
- Gardeners.com – Good overall site.
- UVA Gardens – Gardens at the University of Virginia
- I Love Plants – exactly that…I love plants!
- Garden Sites – Listings of garden sites
- Biltmore Estates Gardens – The beautiful gardens of Biltmore
- P. Allen Smith Gardening – One of the best gardening sites, newsletters and television programs.
- Andre Viette-In the Garden Radio – Excellent “expert” on gardens, plants and a great Q&A radio program. His Mid-Atlantic Guides are great!
- Virginia Gardener
- Virginia Arboretum
Gardening for Kids
Awake, O north wind; and come, thou south; blow upon my garden, that the spices thereof may flow out. Let my beloved come into his garden, and eat his pleasant fruits.” Song of Solomon 4:16