A list of valuable resources for the avid gardener and whoever is interested in the plants and blooms of the world:
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Compiled by Jane Villa-Lobos. Click on the link above to open the complete list and links to their websites.
Florida and other Website links:
Florida Federation of Garden Clubs – http://www.ffgc.org
Florida Friendly Landscaping – http://www.floridayards.org
The database contains a list of recommended trees, palms, shrubs, flowers, ground-covers, grasses and vines developed by University of Florida/IFAS horticulture experts.
Florida Gardening – http://www.floridagardening.org
Gardening library, seasonal tips.
Florida Native Plant Society – http://www.fnps.org
Gives a list of native plants for landscaping suitable to your area & needs.
Native Florida – Your Florida Backyard – http://www.nsis.org
How to make your property more wildlife=friendly, gardening with natives, butterfly plants & more.
Why Native Landscapes? – whynativelandscapesfnps2018
Resource for native landscaping ideas and further resource links on that topic.
Floridata – http://www.floridata.com
Searchable plant encyclopedia for Florida plants with descriptions, culture, usage, features and photos.
National Garden Clubs – http://www.nationalgardenclubs.org
Great resources for gardening topics; 19 websites for pollinator information; “Pollinator Power”, an educational publication of the NGC; Inviting Butterflies in Your Garden, an educational publication of NGC, and much more.
University of Florida, IFAS – http://www.gardeningsolutions.ifas.ufl.edu
Many publications on plant topics, landscaping, individual plants, butterfly gardening, pollinator plants, etc.
Garden Design Magazine – http://www.gardendesign.com
An excellent resource for garden design. Still available online and as a newsletter. The printed magazine has been discontinued, unfortunately.
Plant Amnesty – http://www.plantamnesty.org
Tips on pruning, a pruning guide to Central Florida, how to select pruning tools, YouTube Videos on pruning.
Arbor Day Foundation – http://www.arborday.org
Keys to good pruning, list of trees for Zone 9.