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  Organic Gardening - Home Page
Meet the folks who test different varieties of seeds and plants in their gardens, ready to dish the dirt on what works and what won't on their new blog!
Watch a video of one of the water cisterns being installed in a Vancouver community garden.
I'm afraid to plant anything for fall with the drought & heat we are having.
www.organicgardening.com   (222 words)

  
  Internet Gardening   (Site not responding. Last check: )
You know that a gardening guide is comprehensive when it includes ample information on my favorite vegetables, including broccoli and brussels sprouts, although I'm disappointed to find that winter squash is not specifically included but only mentioned in the Vine Crops guide sheet.
Some gardeners are using the Internet to extend their conversations and share their knowledge and their gardening pleasures.
Gardeners in every state should learn the benefits of consulting their local county extension agent for gardening information and problem resolution.
learning.lib.vt.edu /garden.html   (1175 words)

  
  National Gardening Association :: Gardening Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: )
My 'garden' is a plot in the Sunset Community Garden in San Francisco, located just 13 blocks from the Pacific Ocean.
Overall the garden has 55 plots and a proud past as it is SF's oldest Community Garden, started as a WWII victory garden...
Peonies are widely grown spring garden plants, and their large, colorful flowers are showstoppers in the garden.
www.garden.org /home   (238 words)

  
  Gardening - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Gardening is the art of growing plants with the goal of crafting a purposeful landscape.
Although a garden typically is located on the land near a residence, it may also be located in a roof, in an atrium, on a balcony, in a windowbox, or on a patio or vivarium.
Indoor gardening is concerned with the growing of houseplants within a residence or building, in a conservatory, or in a greenhouse.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Gardening   (894 words)

  
 Gardening
Gardening is also the cultivation of individual plants in pots or other containers either indoors or outdoors.
Gardening is closely related to the art and science of horticulture, a branch of agriculture specializing in growing fruits, vegetables, flowers, shrubs, and trees.
An educational garden is a means of exploring a range of ideas inside and outside the school curriculum.
www.42explore.com /gardening.htm   (483 words)

  
 Gardening History Timeline:  From Ancient Times to the 20th Century ...
One of the oldest surviving garden plans is for the garden of a court official in Thebes.
Farmers and gardeners frequently keep detailed logs of their work, and decimal arithmetic is widely used to track important details, e.g., costs of plants and materials, percentage of plants in a batch of cuttings that took, quarts of berries picked, current supermarket price of fresh green beans, etc..
Gardens of Babur (1483-1530), Mughal Emperor, in Persia and India.
www.gardendigest.com /timegl.htm   (2648 words)

  
 Gardening
Gardens for Everybody is intended to provide information and assistance with some consideration to the special needs of the gardener.
The gardening guides will show you how to create, maintain, and cultivate a variety of different types of home gardens, as well as detailed instructions for different landscaping and planting projects." It also includes an encyclopedia of gardening with easy to understand care and culture guides for hundreds of plants, flowers, and trees.
Home Gardening is a collection of fact sheets on a wide variety of gardening topics from the United States Department of Agriculture.
www.lacrosselibrary.org /libchoice/gardening.htm   (489 words)

  
 English Gardening
Gardening with nature should be on the agenda of all gardeners.
The delights of water in the garden and coping with unexpected visitors are all part of high summer.
My feverish gardening activity is watched closely by the garden robin and I see...
www.suite101.com /welcome.cfm/english_town_gardening   (482 words)

  
 Gardening
In this busy world having a beautiful garden of our own whether in a large or a small area brings us peace of mind and happiness.
Gardening is an art which needs skill and an aesthetic sense of creativity.
First you have to decide on the types of plants you want to grow or the ones best suited for your garden taking into consideration the type of soil, sunlight, water, and climate of your area.
www.webindia123.com /garden/index.htm   (253 words)

  
 Welcome to KidsGardening! Garden Resources, Gardening for Families, Teacher's Garden and Shopping for Gardening   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The National Gardening Association works with sponsoring companies and organizations to provide in-kind grants to projects that actively engage kids in the garden and improve the quality of life for their communities.
To be eligible for these awards your school or organization must plan to garden with at least 15 kids between the ages of 3 and 18.
Educators and youth leaders have always provided NGA with meaningful and inspiring anecdotal accounts of how gardening boosts kids' interest in school and learning, improves their attitudes about eating healthful foods and caring for the environment, helps them develop social skills and self-esteem, and gives them a feeling of community spirit.
www.kidsgardening.com /grants.asp   (250 words)

  
 Gardening
Their web site has beautiful graphics (as do most of the gardening sites) and lots of information including gardens to visit in the UK and shows that are being held.
Romaine's garden - I discovered Romaine's garden while surfing one lunch-hour and had such a pleasant time wandering through her lovely site all about her garden that I wrote to say I felt like I had been having lunch at her house!
Horticulture's Plant Finder is linked through the commercial Garden Escape and lets you order plants directly on line, but you can just 'screen-shop' and use the database to find plants to meet your criteria.
www.geocities.com /heartland/village/3131/garden2.html   (2026 words)

  
 Gardening Section   (Site not responding. Last check: )
If you put all the gardeners and all the other Americans concerned with our environment under one roof, you would really have a crowd.
We might add, though, that a lot of hard work is involved, and that raking leaves, mowing lawns, and other garden chores can be physically fatiguing.
But there's great satisfaction when a garden or lawn turns out well, while the exercise and mental relaxation are beneficial.
www.familyhaven.com /gardening   (246 words)

  
 Botany: Gardening   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Organic gardening is the practice of raising plants without the use of synthetic pesticides, herbicides, or fertilizers.
Garden Bulletin #202 from the USDA outlines a wide range of important garden issues.
Water Conserving Gardens are those gardens that are constructed with a goal to save water in landscaped areas.
www.nbii.gov /disciplines/botany/gardening.html   (3498 words)

  
 Gardening software and Plant encyclopedia - 3D Garden Composer. General information, system requirements
Whether you already have a garden and fancy bringing some minor changes to it or want to create an original design of your future garden from the very outset, whether you are a beginner or an enthusiast, this program will help you to create a perfect design.
3D Garden Composer is an exceptional source of inspiration for all gardeners.
However one of the greatest challenges is to keep the garden well-groomed all year round.
www.gardencomposer.com /product-generalinfo.html   (675 words)

  
 The Seattle Times: Home & Garden: Gardening books from PBS to the Pacific Northwest
It's as if the producers were able to condense 31 years of locations, voices, tips, humor and skill into a reference manual with the sprightly pace and personality-rich presentation of the award-winning television show.
I hate to mention how timely this new book is, but we are getting close to the time when gardeners need to get their fix largely from interior plantings rather than out in the garden.
The "right plant, right place" mantra is every bit as true for plants kept indoors as for those grown in the garden, so use this manual to choose wisely; it also helps with trouble-shooting and care advice.
seattletimes.nwsource.com /html/homegarden/2003234313_gardenbook30.html   (807 words)

  
 Gardening at JoyPals.com
I am a fairly new gardener myself but my husband is a rosarian and has always had that special "gardener's touch" so I will be sharing some of his pictures and our favorite gardens and gardening places.
Gardening for Kids - includes kid-friendly flowers and bulbs, a featured flower of the month, a kid critic's comments, artwork, tips and links.
UVA Gardens - Gardens at the University of Virginia
www.joypals.com /artsgarden.htm   (421 words)

  
 Butterfly Garden - Articles on Butterfly Gardens, butterfly plants, and attracting Butterflies to your Garden!   (Site not responding. Last check: )
For best results, plant your butterfly garden in full sun and plant the tallest flowers behind the shorter ones--so you'll be able to see all the flowers and butterflies that appear in your garden.
Butterfly Host Plants are important to add to your butterfly garden to provide a site for the butterfly to lay eggs and also food source for the emerging caterpillar.
Many gardeners do not like to see plants in their gardens that have been chewed on by bugs.
www.thebutterflysite.com /gardening.shtml   (1009 words)

  
 wgnradio.com - WGN Radio 720 Chicago
Mayo Underwood of Underwood Gardens joins Mike for a discussion of edible plants in the garden.
Gardening Makeovers was the topic of choice when Julie Siegal and Barbara Geiger stopped by the Showcase Studio.
Pam Duthie and Mike suggest fragrant garden options to Lynne, a blind listener who will be starting a garden on her new property.
www.wgnradio.com /shows/gardening/audio   (3817 words)

  
 Gardening software and Plant encyclopedia - 3D Garden Composer. General information, system requirements   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Make the most of the time saving innovation of gardening by PC and do all your planning on screen It couldn't be easier to create your dream garden - just a click of the mouse to place your plants and a few seconds more to contour paths and customize features.
Use it to select the plants that are suitable for your garden's climate and soil type.
Australia's Native Plants is Encyclopaedia part of Australian and New Zealand 3D Garden Composer 2004 published on one CD in 12 languages.
www.gardencomposer.com.au /product-generalinfo.html   (1105 words)

  
 Gardening Guide - Final Fantasy XI - somepage.com
FFXI gardening is more irritating than a Tarutaru trying to bite off your kneecap, but it can be fun and will occasionally give you a spiffy harvest.
When you click on the plants from your gardening menu, your Moogle will tell you that the are ready to be picked, and you will now have a "harvest" option.
The Gardening Moghancement helps keep your plants alive longer, preventing them from withering as quickly, but that in turn may help you yield a better harvest.
ffxi.somepage.com /gardening   (762 words)

  
 Virtual Gardening   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Here are a few aadjustments to your garden and gardening style that can simplify the work and keep the joy in gardening.
We've all grown accustomed to our own styles of gardening, as well as with certain plants that we love even if they are a lot of work.
By this time in the gardening season it seems that we are always looking backward or forward to some ideal day when the garden will look right.
www.suite101.com /welcome.cfm/virtually_gardening   (454 words)

  
 Welcome to KidsGardening! Garden Resources, Gardening for Families, Teacher's Garden and Shopping for Gardening
Many other writings on kids’ gardening start with what to grow and how to design and build a kids’ garden, prepare soil, and plant, but this primer is not just about creating one garden for your kids.
The Parents' Primer is the Family Resource Room feature for this month -- find out how to engage your children in outdoor explorations that cultivate their love of plants, gardening, and the environment.
This award helps schools establish rose gardens that commemorate the events of September 11th and also provide a catalyst for education in conflict resolution and mediation skills, preparing students to seek and achieve fair and peaceful solutions.
www.kidsgardening.com   (0 words)

  
 Gardening
Gardening 101 learn how to plan plant and maintain a garden
The AHS is one of the oldest national gardening organizations in the country.
Mission: To promote home, school, and community gardening as a means to renew and sustain the essential connections between people, plants, and the environment.
www.imcpl.org /resources/guides/family/gardening.html   (333 words)

  
 Gardening for Kids Theme Page
Gardening Ideas This section of the site breaks into three pages: Gardening Ideas for Kids, Parents, and Teachers, each with suggested activities.
Nutrition in the Garden Information on fun ways to teach children about nutrition through gardening.
Sponsored by the National Gardening Association, this page is intended for teachers interested in using plants and gardens to enrich learning.
www.cln.org /themes/gardening.html   (658 words)

  
 Daily Press: Home and Gardening
For those looking to get right into spring cleanup, slipping on gardening gloves first may be a low priority.
Doris and Jim Eagle are avid gardeners who want their yard to look good any time of the year.
It's a little too early to break out the gardening shovels, but it's the perfect time to stack plant and seed catalogs next to your favorite reading chair.
www.dailypress.com /features/home/garden   (791 words)

  
 Gardening
Get zone maps, garden plans and the plant and flower index to help you create a garden that is perfect for your home.
Each of these gardening plan includes a large image, planting plan, and list of plants for you to get started on your new garden.
You can have a beautiful garden, but keeping costs down may be the toughest landscape challenge.
www.homeandfamilynetwork.com /gardening   (239 words)

  
 Digital Librarian: Gardens & Gardening
Gardens Collaborative - Gardens in Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley.
New York Botanical Garden - Located in the Bronx, their LuEsther T. Mertz Library has over 1.26 million items in the collection and is one of the most comprehensive libraries in the field in the U.S. The library catalog is searchable by author, title, keywords, and subject heading.
Among the E-Facsimiles is Temple of Flora, or, Garden of the botanist, poet, painter, and philosopher (1812) by Robert Thornton with the spectacular Night-Blowing Cereus; or, Cactus Grandiflorus.
www.digital-librarian.com /gardening.html   (9547 words)

  
 Open Directory - Home: Gardening   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Biodynamic Gardening - Information on this method of gardening using mineral preparations and planetary rhythms, and services including workshops and garden design.
Garden Terms - Gardening dictionary with brief definitions of a large number of terms, optionally arranged by category.
Yardener.com - Lawn and garden resources for homeowners whose garden is not their hobby.
dmoz.org /Home/Gardening   (287 words)

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