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Gardening Catalogs

Bluestone Perennials -- A wide selection of perennials, plants, herbs, ornamental shrubs and bulbs.

Breck's -- Bulbs direct from Holland. Free catalog.

Burpee Seeds & Plants -- Burpee is a family seed company in the Philadelphia area. Get a free catalog and sign up for their free newsletter.

Jackson & Perkins -- A full-service nursery offering all kinds of flowers, trees, shrubs, ground coverings, bulbs, decorative garden gifts, tools, garden accessories, plant care products and, of course roses.

Johnny's Selected Seeds -- This company's catalog is better than some gardening books. It has very informative descriptions and planting information. I highly recommend them.

Klehm's Song Sparrow Perennial Farm -- featuring Klehm peonies, daylilies, and hostas

Old House Gardens -- Antique Flower Bulbs for Every Garden - Unique, Endangered, Amazing! Sign up for free newsletter.

Paradise Garden -- The best catalog in the world (so they say) featuring an incredible selection of top performing plants and exclusive collections.

Specialty Perennials Plants and seeds for sale! -- A small nursery growing a large range of hardy perennials and offering a diverse selection of flower seeds, including a good selection of native wild flower species for the garden. 

Spring Hill Nurseries -- An on-line store for garden products. Request a free catalog.

The Crownsville Nursery -- Growing and Shipping Great Plants for America's gardens since 1979. A wide variety. Over 200 items added since their last catalog.

Wayside Gardens -- Source for choice perennials, bulbs, shrubs, and roses. Get their free newsletter and catalog.


Gardening Web Sites

Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay's Bayscaping Page -- BayScapes are environmentally-sound landscapes benefiting people, wildlife, and the Chesapeake Bay. BayScaping advocates a "holistic" approach to landscaping through principles inspired by relationships in the natural environment.

Bowie-Crofton Garden Club -- The club web site contains lots of information. Included is a brief history of the club since its formation  in 1984, links to favorite gardening web sites, gardening articles and tips, a calendar of gardening events in the area, club bylaws and officers.

Cottage Garden -- The Cottage Garden is a discussion group. This topic has been going on for seven years a bit like our gardens -- never formal, just a bit rumpled, cram packed full of all kinds of great gardening stuff.... and lots of fun. New article every month or sooner, over 200 so far and going strong. 

Federated Garden Clubs of Maryland, Inc. -- National Garden Clubs, Inc. provides education, resources and National networking opportunities for its members to promote the love of gardening, floral design, civic and environmental responsibility. Maryland is a Charter Member of the National Garden Clubs, Inc.

Fine Gardening Current Issue -- A preview of the current issue of Fine Gardening magazine. Subscribe on-line. Also a lot of good articles on gardening subjects. 

Flower Guide -- Has helpful information about growing flowers, caring for flowers, as well as buying fresh flowers, and plants. Also has information on silk, and artificial flowers.

Garden Club - The Internet's Garden Club Community. This is a place for new gardeners to find some info about gardening, and for the experienced gardeners to share their wisdom, without the advertising banners or a hidden agenda!  Become a part of this worldwide organization, all services are FREE to members! 

Garden Club of America - The purpose of The Garden Club of America is to stimulate the knowledge and love of gardening, to share the advantages of association by means of educational meetings, conferences, correspondence and publications, and to restore, improve, and protect the quality of the environment through educational programs and action in the fields of conservation and civic improvement.

Garden Forever -- A ton of gardening information: articles, gardening tips, links to gardening supplies and storage, lawn and garden tools, and other gardening equipment.

Garden Forum Lawn Care -- This forum is meant for the discussion of lawn care--proper maintenance, recommendations for selections, fertilizers, etc. There  is also a separate forum on tractors.

Garden Foundation -- Landscape architecture

Garden Guides  -- Seeds, books, gifts, fresh flowers, bulbs and plants. Also lots of good articles, tips and techniques for gardening subjects. A nice discussion forum.

GardenBasket.com – Unique Gardening Tools and Earth-Friendly Home Products -- An online store! As a family-run business, they pride themselves in offering unique, quality, and sometimes hard-to-find products for both the gardening hobbyist and the professional gardener.

Gardening.com -- Links to top gardening sites

Gardens for Beginners -- Tips for the beginner about selecting and growing flowers. Lots of good links to other sites.

Google Search for Gardening -- Lots of good links to top gardening sites.

Home and Garden Information Center -- Maryland Cooperative Extension of the Univ. of MD. Timely tips, Publications, Master gardeners, Plant diagnostics, Invasive species, etc.

Homestead Gardens -- Product catalog, garden club, mailing list, events list, landscape design services.

Hometown Annapolis - A nice site that lists gardening resources in the Annapolis area.

Horticulture Magazine -- Since 1904, Horticulture magazine has been the authoritative voice of gardening, providing inspiration, instruction, and entertainment for passionate gardeners. Celebrating the simple pleasures of growing plants and creating gardens, Horticulture serves as an indispensable guide and trusted friend, a primary resource for avid gardeners from every corner of the country.

Hydrangeas-Hydrangeas -- This site is all about the enjoyment and care of hydrangeas. Enthusiasts share photographs and information about classification, culture, propagation, and pruning.

Maryland Native Plant Society -- Dedicated to Protecting, Conserving, and Restoring Maryland's Native Plants and Habitats. Resources for Gardeners

Mid-Atlantic Gardening Forum -- This forum is for those living in the Mid-Atlantic region to share their experiences with other gardeners in the region.

National Garden Clubs, Inc. - National Garden Clubs, Inc. provides education, resources and National networking opportunities for its members to promote the love of gardening, floral design, civic and environmental responsibility. Lots of pictures of floral designs. Plenty of educational materials and courses.

National Gardening Association -- The National Gardening Association (NGA), founded in 1973, is a nonprofit leader in plant-based education. The organization serves a national audience with timely materials designed to foster an appreciation for the benefits of gardening.

North Carolina State University Cooperative Extension -- Nice table of Drought Tolerant Shrubs.

Our Garden Gang -- "Go Green with Our Garden Gang". Tons of gardening articles sorted by seasons; Message Board; even a cooking page; a discussion group about gardening on MSN. Lots of good info.

P. Allen Smith -- "My mission is the help people create beautiful living spaces that blur the lines between indoors and outdoors."

Patuxent Nursery - Price book listing over 5000 items, gardening links, meaningful gardening info

Stardek Concrete Coverings -- STARDEK Concrete Coatings combine performance, durability and beauty. Tough acrylics and cements are specially formulated to withstand the elements and look great year after year. The ideal application for pools, decks and spas.

Starting a Garden -- "Starting a Garden" is a great resource to create your garden from start to finish. Creating a beautiful garden to enjoy for many years to come requires a little planning and knowledge about gardening. The "Starting a Garden" website provides a wealth of information about different aspects of gardening, such as: garden layouts, garden designs, garden tools, garden plants, organic gardening, garden seeds, vegetable garden tips and so on.

The Gardeners Resource -- Everything for the gardener! Resources, information, directories, tools, calculators, contests, articles, photos, video, citizen science, web specials, herb directory, community, handmade products and more.

Weed I.D. Guide -- This site is sponsored by Virginia Tech and is intended to aide in the identification of common weeds and weed seedlings found throughout Virginia and the Southeastern U.S.