Great Gardening Links

Whether you are looking for gardening apps, plant or product information, or want to know more about monarchs and hummingbirds, we have started a list of great gardening links.


Gardening Information Links

Illinois Extension Service
Loads of great gardening information!

University of Missouri Extension – Lawn and Garden

University of Illinois tree selector

American Rose Society

Kitchen Garden Planner

Simple Seasonal Maintenance: When To Prune And Why
A great web page with great pruning tips for almost everything!


Gardening Apps

Dr. Allen Armitage’s Greatest Perennials and Annuals 

Gardener’s Corner – Gardening Newsletter App from University of Illinois Extension
The University of Illinois Extension’s quarterly newsletter about home gardening including disease, variety selection, care and maintenance of vegetable and flowers gardens.

Garden Compass Plant / Disease Identifier

iScape
A simple app that helps you visualize the design of a garden or yard. You take a picture of the area you want to work with — then add details like flowers, walkways and fences. There are a few options for free, but if you want more textures and images there is a fee. The app is free at Apple’s App Store and Google Play.

10 Great Gardening Apps for Android


Hummingbirds, Monarchs & Conservation Sites

Journey North Hummingbirds

Monarch Watch

National Bird Feeding Society

Sign your garden up as an official Monarch Waystation. Click here for details.

St. Louis Audubon Society’s Bring Conservation Home


Botanical Gardens

Missouri Botanical Garden

Chicago Botanic Garden

University of Illinois Arboretum


Plant and Product Links

Perennial Resource

Proven Winners premium plant material

P. Allen Smith

Nature’s Source® Plant Food
Nature’s Source® plant food not only feeds your plants it also feeds your soil! Contains naturally based oilseed extract it provides a food source for beneficial soil microbes promoting healthier growing conditions. It is effective and also safe to use around children and pets. (Used by Dr. Allan Armitage, Professor Emeritus Horticulture, and writer, at his home and the University of Georgia plant trials.)