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Landscape and Nursery Site List

  • USDA Plant Health
    US Department of Agriculture: Provides information on plant health, pest control, weed managment. Includes links to more resources.
  • WebGarden
    Designed for horticulture students by Ohio State University.
  • Weekend Gardener
    Horticulture for busy people.
  • Calflora
    Information on California's native plants.
  • California Gardens
    Information on gardening in California.
  • Xeriscape
    List of plants that are drought, heat, and freeze resistant.
  • US National Arboretum
    List of gardens and horticulture information.
  • Biological Control
    Discription on pests, pathogens, and predators by Cornell University.

Landscaping Databases

These databases give a variety of information useful to gardeners and growers.

    Over 2,800 unique links to websites that cover all topics on horticulture
  • Seed Germination Database
    A comprehensive guide to sowing and germination of seeds with links, definitions and sowing times
  • Pest Management Guidelines
    Information about managing pests, including University of California's official guidelines for monitoring pests and using pesticides and nonpesticide alternatives for managing insect, mite, nematode, weed, and disease pests. Includes a crop index.
  • Rooting Database
    Explore a database of plants listed by genus as well as an alphabetical list of cultivar
  • USDA Plants National Database
    This site from the United States Department of Agriculture provides standardized plant names, symbols and other plant attribute information. PND can be searched by common or scientific name, family or genus and limited by state.

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