Kew Gardens: Iris Worship
Beginner's Guide: Asagao
Lovely photos of Morning Glories
The Peony Pleasure Dome: Quadriga
All things Peony.
Bonners Ferry Farmers' Market
Market dates, events, what's new.
Idaho Mountain Wildflowers
The RHS Horticultural Database
The Royal Horticultural Society's mammoth and amazing searchable database.
Harvard University's database is searchable by family, species, and includes North America, China & Pakistan--so far!
Dictionary of Botanical Epithets
Wondering what those Latin names mean? You'll find out here.
Synonyms for Genus Names
(Can't find it under Coleus in your new encyclopedia? Try Plectranthus)
Plants of Interest to Bumblebees
Houseplans for Bumblebees
Botanicolor the Ethnobotany of fibres & dyes
For the weavers, spinners & dyers amongst us.
'A Bit of Botany'--Botanical Terms
Definitions & more from the British 'Seed Site'.
Glossary of Roots of Botanical Names
a List of Specialty botanical dictionaries on the web
Flowering Plant Family Identification
Great site: with a flower or branch (or photo) you can identify a plant.
Site devoted to being an "
independent watchdog for Endangered & Vulnerable Natural Aromatic Products used in the Aroma, Herbal, Traditional Medicine & Phytochemical Industries"
The Edible Lawn
Curiosities of biological nomenclature: etymologies
Humorous, interesting look into names of flora & fauna.
Leaf, flower, inflorescence terminology
--illustrated guide to petioles, sepals, corymbs, etc. Very handy.
Societies & Organizations
The American Primrose Society
The American Violet Society
The Delphinium Society (in England)
North American Rock Garden Society
The Sedum Society
The Violet Society
Kitchen Gardeners International
To promote & celebrate kitchen gardening: grow as a cook, gardener & world citizen.
a weblog on Northern gardening: the view from my friend Katy at Purdyville. Great
, my blog on gardening & farming, wildlife and cooking
Recommended On-line Resources