Best Gardening Websites - Diane's Flower Seeds
Best Gardening Websites and Books

These aren't just any links. They are links to some of the best gardening websites in the world! I also include a list of my favorite gardening books.

Best Gardening Websites

A Southern Garden (Phillip Oliver) -- Fabulous garden pictures.

Audubon Native Plants Database -- Learn how to attract birds to your garden.

Garden Humour (David Hobson) -- Classic website. Lots of fun.

Mulch Calculator -- An easy way to figure out how much mulch you need.

National Gardening Association -- Plants database and gardening forums.

North American Rock Garden Society -- Information and seed exchange.

Tackling Garden Pests Naturally (6 Brothers Pest Control) - Great article! (Theresa Martz) -- Organic gardening blog.

The Hummingbird Forum -- Fun and informative.

Tom Clothier's Garden Walk and Talk -- Seed germination database.

Types of Flowers -- Glossary of 151 types of flowers. Gorgeous pictures.

Ultimate Succulent Guide -- One of many good articles at Everything Backyard.

Commercial Gardening Websites

Annie's Annuals -- Rare annual and perennial plants. California wildflowers.

Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds -- Heirloom vegetable and flower seeds.

Evergreen Nursery -- Evergreen trees, shrubs, and other plants.

J. L. Hudson, Seedsman -- Rare and uncommon seeds of all type.

John Scheepers Beauty from Bulbs -- Daffodils, tulips, lilies, minor bulbs.

Heirloom Roses -- Virus free, own-root roses.

Hummingbird Seeds -- The best flowers for attracting hummingbirds.

Planet Natural -- Products and information on organic gardening.

Seed Savers Exchange -- Saving America's heirloom seeds.

Select Seeds -- Heirloom flower, vegetable and herb seeds and plants.

Tomato Growers Supply Company -- Heirloom tomato seeds, including bulk.

Wild Boar Farms -- Breeder of unusual, open-pollinated tomatoes.

Best Gardening Books

Attracting Native Pollinators by The Xerces Society

Color by Design: Planting the Contemporary Garden by Nori and Sandra Pope

Color in the Garden: Planting with Color in the Contemporary Garden by Nori and Sandra Pope

Contain Yourself: 101 Fresh Ideas for Fantastic Container Gardens by Kerstin P. Ouellet

Designing with Plants by Piet Oudolf and Noel Kingsbury

Dirr's Encyclopedia of Trees and Shrubs by Michael A. Dirr

Food Not Lawns: How to Turn Your Yard into a Garden and Your Neighborhood into a Community by Heather C. Flores

Four-Season Harvest by Eliot Coleman

Gardening for Butterflies by The Xerces Society

Gardening in Containers: Creative Ideas from America's Best Gardeners (Fine Gardening Design Guides)

Gardening with Grasses by Michael King and Piet Oudolf

Growing Roses Organically (Rodale Organic Gardening Book) by Barbara Wilde

Landscape with Roses: Gardens, Walkways, Arbors, Containers by Jeff Cox

Organic Gardening: Cutting Through the Hype to the 3 Keys to Successful Gardening by Theresa Martz

Perennial All-Stars: The 150 Best Perennials for Great-Looking, Trouble-Free Gardens by Jeff Cox

Tasha Tudor's Garden by Tova Martin & Richard W. Brown

The Bold and Brilliant Garden by Sarah Raven

The Complete Flower Gardener by Karan Davis Cutler

The Hummingbird Book: The Complete Guide to Attracting, Identifying, and Enjoying Hummingbirds by Donald & Lillian Stokes

The Ultimate Container Gardener: All You Need to Know to Create Plantings for Spring, Summer, Autumn, and Winter by Stephanie Donaldson

Time-Tested Plants: Thirty Years in a Four-Season Garden by Pamela Harper

Other Websites

Centerpointe Research Institute -- Holosync brainwave technology. Best!

Heifer International -- Help people to help themselves. Favorite charity. -- Favorite health website. Free newsletter.

Quote Garden -- Quotes on every topic under the sun. Comes in handy :)

Self-Compassion Coaching -- Life coaching with Diane Linsley.

Selina Naturally -- Celtic Sea Salt and other natural products.

South River Miso -- The best miso that money can buy.

Tropical Traditions -- Coconut oil and organic foods.

Xlear -- Xylitol products for dental health. Xlear nasal spray.

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