Best Gardening Websites - Diane's Flower Seeds
Best Gardening Websites and Books

These aren't just any links. They are links to some of the best gardening websites in the world! I also include a list of my favorite gardening books.

Best Gardening Websites

A Southern Garden (Phillip Oliver) - Classic site by a home gardener.

Audubon Native Plants Database - Learn how to attract birds to your garden.

Garden Humour (David Hobson) - Classic website. Lots of fun.

Kiss the Ground - Biodynamic Agriculture: Farming in Service of Life.

Mulch Calculator - An easy way to figure out how much mulch you need.

National Gardening Association - Plants database and gardening forums.

North American Rock Garden Society - Information and seed exchange.

TendingMyGarden.com (Theresa Martz) - Organic gardening blog.

The Complete Guide to Mulch - Everything you need to know about mulch.

Tom Clothier's Garden Walk and Talk - Seed germination database.


Commercial Gardening Websites

Annie's Annuals - Rare annual and perennial plants. California wildflowers.

Annie's Heirloom Seeds - Non-GMO, open-pollinated, heirloom seeds.

Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds - Great selection of heirloom vegetable seeds.

Evergreen Nursery - Evergreen trees, shrubs, and other plants.

Farmacie Isolde - Lovely, unique website with 100% open-pollinated seeds.

Heirloom Roses - Virus free, own-root roses.

J. L. Hudson, Seedsman - Rare and uncommon seeds of all types.

John Scheepers Beauty from Bulbs - Daffodils, tulips, lilies, minor bulbs.

Megan's Heirloom Seeds - Open-pollinated vegetable and flower seeds.

Planet Natural - Products and information on organic gardening.

Seed Savers Exchange - Saving America's heirloom seeds.

Select Seeds - Heirloom flower, vegetable and herb seeds and plants.

Wild Boar Farms - Breeder of unusual, open-pollinated tomatoes.


Other Websites

Amy Myers MD - Anti-inflammatory diet for autoimmune disease.

Berkey Filters - Home water filters that fit on your countertop. Terrific!

Centerpointe Research Institute - Holosync meditation technology.

Children's Health Defense - Help support freedom in health care.

Citizens for Free Speech - Learn how to defend your First Amendment rights.

Healthy Traditions - Coconut oil and organic foods. Great company!

Heifer International - Help people feed themselves.

IQAir - There's nothing like having clean air to breathe in your own home!

JP Sears - Need a good laugh in difficult times? Comedy based on truth.

Life Extension - Information and supplements for disease prevention.

Navdanya International - Food, freedom and health. Protecting small farmers.

PeakEnergy.com - Dr. Thomas E. Levy.  Blog, books on health & supplements.

Quote Garden - Quotes on every topic under the sun. Comes in handy :)

Self-Compassion Coaching - Life coaching with Diane Linsley.

Selina Naturally - Celtic Sea Salt and other natural products.

South River Miso - The best miso I've ever tried. Great health benefits.

Weston A. Price Foundation - Traditional diets to prevent disease.

Xlear - Xylitol products for sinus and dental health. Xlear nasal spray.


Best Gardening Books

Attracting Native Pollinators by The Xerces Society

Color by Design by Nori and Sandra Pope

Color in the Garden by Nori and Sandra Pope

Contain Yourself: 101 Fresh Ideas for Fantastic Container Gardens by Kerstin P. Ouellet

Designing with Plants by Piet Oudolf and Noel Kingsbury

Dirr's Encyclopedia of Trees and Shrubs by Michael A. Dirr

Food Not Lawns: How to Turn Your Yard into a Garden and Your Neighborhood into a Community by Heather C. Flores

Four-Season Harvest by Eliot Coleman

Gardening for Butterflies by The Xerces Society

Gardening in Containers (Fine Gardening Design Guides)

Growing Roses Organically by Barbara Wilde

Landscape with Roses: Gardens, Walkways, Arbors, Containers by Jeff Cox

Making Plant Medicine by Richo Cech

Organic Gardening: Cutting Through the Hype to the 3 Keys to Successful Gardening by Theresa Martz

Tasha Tudor's Garden by Tova Martin & Richard W. Brown

The Bold and Brilliant Garden by Sarah Raven

The Complete Flower Gardener by Karan Davis Cutler

The Hummingbird Book: The Complete Guide to Attracting, Identifying, and Enjoying Hummingbirds by Donald & Lillian Stokes

The Ultimate Container Gardener by Stephanie Donaldson

Time-Tested Plants: Thirty Years in a Four-Season Garden by Pamela Harper


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