Gardening Resources

American Gardening

A Way to Garden webpage of Margaret Roach

Audubon Native Plant Database
Use the Audubon’s native plants database to view a list of the best plants for birds in your area, as well as local resources and links to more information.

Beneficial Insects, A Safe Way to Deal with Garden Pests
Helpful Gardener

Better Homes and Garden Plant Encyclopedia
The Better Homes and Gardens Plant Encyclopedia is an invaluable resource for new and experienced gardeners everywhere. This plant-finder tool is easily searchable by plant type and characteristic, and provides helpful information on caring for everything from annuals to vines. In addition, the Plant Encyclopedia offers helpful design tips and uses for different types of plants, trees, shrubs, vines, roses, perennial flowers, annual plants, indoor plants, and more.

Boston Gardens Events and Advice

Cactus and Succulent Society of Massachusetts
Monthly meetings: third Saturday from 1-4 pm at the Norfolk Public Library, in Norfolk,  MA

Ecological Landscaping Association

Gardener’s Guide to Moles and Voles
Piedmont Master Gardener, Virginia Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners

How to Deer Proof Your Garden

Iris Society of Massachusetts

Mass Master Gardener Program
Master Gardener Help Line ~ 10 am-2pm Apr-Oct (Mon/Wed/Fri); Mar & Nov (Wed/Fri) and Dec-Feb (Wed only)

Mass Audubon Society

Massachusetts Horticultural Society

Massachusetts Orchid Society
Monthly Meetings: Second Tuesday at 7:3- pm, Winchester Sons of Italy, 117 Swanton Street, Winchester MA

National Gardening Association
Good resource webpage with plant finder and weed finder

New England Daylily Society

New England Hosta Society

New England Wildflower Society  

Orchid Growing Guide

Perennial Plant Association

Rhode Island Dahlia Society

Rose Kennedy Greenway

Tom Clothier’s Garden Walk and Talk 
This site was created by an avid gardener. It contains a wealth of information about pest control and is an extensive guide to germination of perennials, biennials and trees.

UMass Extension Agriculture and Landscape Program

UMass Ext Landscape Twitter

UMass Ext Landscape Facebook

UMass Soil Testing

UConn Plant database of Trees, Shrubs and Vines