Web sites are wonderful resources, making garden design ideas, good gardening practices, comprehensive plant information, and so much more, available at our finger tips. Of course simply browsing beautiful photos of gardens and gorgeous plants is also a truly enjoyable way to spend some time.
We hope these Exec favourites will help inspire and educate you!
Clara Notartomaso, Exec Coordinator of Membership, shares a list of her favourite sites.
Mark Cullen – Canada’s leading gardening guru and a best-selling author of over 20 gardening books. His site is chock full of useful advice.
Garden Design – Discover garden design ideas, beautiful photos and how-to projects. Learn how to create stylish landscapes, follow garden trends, and get tips to try in your own garden.
Costa Farms – One of the largest horticultural growers in the world, with a goal to help you have the houseplants and garden of your dreams.
Garden Making – Helps you make beautiful home gardens with practical ideas and information about garden design, planting plans, plants to grow, and tips to enjoy your garden.
Proven Winners – Searches the world to bring you vibrant flowering annuals, perennials and shrubs that deliver the highest quality plants for your garden.
Monrovia – Monrovia nurseries offer an extensive selection of plants including shrubs, perennials, annuals, trees, grasses, and conifers. Browse their extensive plant catalog for accurate plant information.
Savvy Gardening – Believes in arming gardeners with confidence and information and offers gardeners of all abilities innovative solutions, novel ideas, enlightening research and a solid dose of sensible advice.
Carolyn Tidwell, Exec Coordinator of Programming enjoys:
Pinterest – A popular image-sharing platform where you can share ideas on almost any topic – including plants, gardening and all things related. Browse their huge repository, or ‘pin’ and save your own favourites. You will need to sign-on as a user with a user id. & password.
Edith Boos, Coordinator of the Website recommends:
Perennials – An indispensable reference for perennial plants, with a database that contains over 4,000 perennials, photos, detailed plant profiles, gardening tips and articles, and more.
BHG (Better Homes and Gardens) Gardening – A long-time classic whose Gardening section offers luscious photos, informative articles and useful tips and ideas.