- 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.
Chicago Botanic Garden: 385-acre plant museum in northern Cook County, Illinois.
Missouri Botanical Garden: Renowned for fundamental botanical research, provides a plant finder for over 6,800 species.
a 2,100 word glossary of botanical terms and a garden events
Gardening Know-How: A basic guide for new gardeners.
Council of State Garden Clubs: With extensive
Horticultural Society: Gardening resources and programs.
Hort.net: Plant profiles, gallery, stories, and more.
List Listserv (this is an email list; click
to send a blank e-mail that will subscribe you)
The Cactus and Succulent Plant Mall: Internet resource for growers of cacti and succulents.
International Carnivorous Plant Society: Mailing list for discussions of carnivorous plants.
Guide Digest: Splippertalk orchid forum.
Gardening: Rodale's guide to organic living.
Newsletter of Biological Control
Home Landscaping Tips for Building the Perfect Garden (homeadvisor.com), submitted by Charlotte Library, Charlotte, TN.
Chicagoland Gardening Magazine: Edited by our own Carolyn Ulrich.