Gardening Links

There are lots of sites on the web that can help gardeners answer questions, solve problems or just mosey around among plants.  We’re listing a bunch here and expect to add to the list periodically!http://www.ladybug.uconn.edu/

(UConn Home and Garden Center website)
http://www.ctgardenclubs.org/ (CT Federated Garden Clubs website)
http://www.cthort.org/ (website of CT Horticultural Society)
http://www.ahs.org/index.html (website of American Horticultural Society)
http://plantdiagnostics.umd.edu/index.cfm (neat site for diagnosing plant problems)
http://www.arborday.org/ (website of Arbor Day Foundation – helpful area for selecting appropriate trees)
http://www.hort.uconn.edu/cipwg/ (UConn site addressing invasive plants)
http://www.ctmga.org/ (CT Master Gardener Assoc. site)
http://www.hort.uconn.edu/ipm/ (UConn site addressing integrated pest management)
http://www.ctcactusclub.org (CT Cactus and Succulent Society)
http://www.arboretum.conncoll.edu (Connecticut College Arboretum)
http://www.ctflowershow.com (CT Flower Show site)
http://www.ctrose.org (Connecticut Rose Society)
http://www.gardenweb.com (Garden web)
http://ww.ct.gove/caes/ (Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station)
http://www.ct-botanical-society.org/garden/
http://www.hort.uconn.edu/cipwg/pdfs/CTNativeShrubList_Lubell.pdf
http://www.ct.gov.dep/lib/dep/wildlife/pdf_files/habitat/ntvtree.pdf
http://www.ct.gov/dep/cwp/view.asp?a=2702&q=323482&depNav_GIC-1628  Threatened and special concern plants of CT
http://www.wildflower.org/collections/collection.php?collection=CT (Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center CT recommended plants
http://www.plantnative.org/rpl-nes.htm
http://www.newfs.org  New England Wildflower Society
http://www.ct-botanical-society.org
http://www.gardenconservancy.org
http://www.connsoil.com  Center for Sustainable living
http://www.berkshirebotanical.org
http://www.conngardener.com website of Connecticut Gardener magazine
http://www.whiteflowerfarm.com
http://www.nybg.org  NY Botanical Garden site
http://www.obrienhosta.com  O’Brien’s nursery
http://www.elizabethpark.org
http://www.newcanaannature.org
http://www.movoto.com/buyers-tips/home-garden

Organic Lawn Care Webinar with Chip Osborne:
The following were suggested by a reader:
Simple Ways to Protect Our Earth: Kids’ Edition
http://www.pbs.org/parents/special/earthday.htmlEnergy Conservation for Kids
http://www.homeadvisor.com/article.show.Home-Energy-Conservation-for-Kids.17356.html

Energy Savers Guide: Tips on Saving Money and Energy at Home
http://energy.gov/energysaver/articles/energy-savers-guide-tips-saving-money-and-energy-home

Kids Guide to Home Energy Saving
http://www.mortgagecalculator.org/helpful-advice/energy-saving-for-kids.php

Protecting & Restoring Forests
http://www.americanforests.org/

A Guide to Becoming A Tree Hugger
http://www.treeremoval.com/a-guide-to-becoming-a-tree-hugger/

Reduce Your Carbon Footprint
https://www.carbonfund.org/

Guide to Composting at Home
http://www.improvenet.com/a/guide-to-composting-at-home

Electricity & Its Impacts
http://www.epri.com/Our-Work/Pages/Electricity-and-Its-Impacts.aspx

Going Green: Eco-Friendly Property Upgrades
https://www.kanetix.ca/eco-friendly-property-upgrades

Green Schools Leadership Center
http://edu.earthday.org/teach/curricula