Links to interesting sites
This page contains links to various sites you might find of interest.
Botany and gardening
Kew Royal Botanical Gardens
The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew is one of the world’s leading botanic gardens.
An integral part of the Smithsonian Institution (SI), the Smithsonian Gardens creates and manages the Smithsonian’s outdoor gardens and horticulture-related collections and exhibits.
USDA PLANTS Database
The USDA PLANTS Database provides standardized information about a wide variety of plants.
Montreal Botanical Garden
Ranked as one of the largest of its kind in the world, the Montreal Botanical Garden is a veritable living museum of plants from the four corners of the Earth.
Nature and biodiversity
Botanic Gardens Conservation International
BGCI is an international organization that exists to ensure the world-wide conservation of threatened plants, the continued existence of which are intrinsically linked to global issues including poverty, human well-being and climate change.
While you’re imagining your lawn and garden decor, don’t forget to consider the following:
The North Carolina Botanical Garden
They have developed a wealth of information about gardening with southeastern U.S. native plants.
The Gardener’s Handbook
The Gardener’s Handbook is a reference guide for home gardeners that provides useful tips on growing vegetables, fruit, ornamental plants and lawns.
Natural cleaning recipes, from scratch recipes, simple living tips and other ideas to help fill your days with freshly baked bread and laughter.