Links Page
Here are links to some very informative web sites and some of my favorite places. Take a look!

Web sites that inform:

www.GrowingGuides.com Detailed Growing Guides for Live Plants and some Seeds (ie: Gourds, Palm Seeds and Crinums)
I have DETAILED planting and growing guides for all my LIVE PLANTS, BULBS and CUTTINGS that you can find at this link. In addition, certain seeds, like Gourds, Palm seeds and Crinums require more information than will fit on a seed pack, you can find that here, as well.
Dave's Garden Dave's Garden
Dave's Garden's slogan "For Gardeners...By Gardeners" reflects the friendly, helpful atmosphere found in the 170+ web-based discussion forums, where over 3,000 posts are added each day. Members share information, tips, plants and seeds, along with gardening triumphs and trials. The forums are arranged by subject, including organic gardening, landscaping, market growing, propagation, seed trading, plus one-of-a-kind forums for group purchases, regional get-togethers, etc. A world-renowned identification forum allows subscribers to submit an image of their plant, bug or disease for experienced gardeners to identify, often within just a few hours. The forums at Dave's Garden offer something for every type of gardener.
The Garden Watchdog The Garden Watchdog at Dave's Garden
The Garden Watchdog is a free directory of over 6,000 mail order gardening companies. Here gardeners share their opinions on which companies really deliver on quality, price and service.
Plant Files Plant Files at Dave's Garden
The largest plant database in the world with thousands of entries, images and gardener comments. PlantFiles continues to grow through the collaborative efforts of thousands of gardeners from around the world! Any registered Dave's Garden user may add new plants, images, details, comments, and growing locations.
Butterflies and Moths of North America Butterflies and Moths of North America
A searchable database of verified butterfly and moth records in the United States and Mexico. This site includes dynamic distribution maps, photographs, species accounts, and species checklists for each county in the U.S. and each state in Mexico.
Hardiness Zones USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Maps
Not sure what zone your in, look it up here!

National Wildlife Federation

Plant wildlife friendly plants (there are lots on my web site available!), provide shelter and water and get YOUR yard certified as a Wildlife habitat like mine at the National Wildlife Federation web site.

Agricultural Extension Offices Look up by State

Cooperative Extension offices are often an overlooked and underutilized FREE service in most states and counties. The master gardeners and other experts in these offices can provide a wealth of information relevant to your local area, including information on native plants and what plants work well in your area.

Guide to Composting

Learn how to make compost, and why improving your soil is the best thing that you can do for your lawn and garden.

Videos about Composting can also be found on YouTube:

http://www.youtube.com/compostinstructions


Web sites for fun and shopping:

Garden Store-N-More

Another Dave's Garden top 30 Company - very friendly folks and high quality products! Other divisions of Garden Store-N-More include:

Garden Express

Garden Store-N-More Message Board

Free Home & Garden Classified Ads

Buried Treasures

A small, family owned business, whose goal is to bring exotic bulbs and rhizomes that are typically being offered to the wholesale nursery trade for trial, directly to the public.

Poems To Go

Funny 50th Birthday Poems

Purchase custom-designed 50th birthday poems for Mom, Dad, son, brother, sister, daughter, sweetheart. Based on your recollections, your birthday poem will be the hit of the town.

Valentine's Day Poems, Customized

Creation of customized valentines for lovers everywhere. From husband to wife, lover to lover, friend to friend, we'll shoot Cupid's arrows straight into your heart.

Razorback Koi - Your best online source for koi and goldfish!
Razorback Koi
- Your best online source for koi and goldfish!

Power Sellers Unite

Power Sellers Unite is a fast- growing group of online members – seasoned and new – with common goals. We enjoy a fun, fast-paced environment where all facets of e-Commerce are discussed and debated. PSU offers site navigation tools, free auction tools, and multiple search options right from the home page!