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FEATURED FAVORITES

Patuxent Nursery -- Offers 10% discount to Bowie-Crofton Garden Club members. Local premier garden center and plant nursery.

University of Maryland Extension, Home and Garden Information Center -- Science-based, sustainable gardening and integrated pest management education from Maryland's Flagship University. Partners with the Maryland Master Gardener Program.

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.

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.

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

Southern Exposure Seed Exchange -- Emphasizes varieties that perform well in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast including many unusual southern heirlooms.

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 RELATED WebSites

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.