Helpful Resources

Here are a few websites that we thought might be helpful to you with planning, planting and harvesting your garden.

Home Garden Seed Association
The Home Gardening Seed Association (HGSA) is an industry-wide seed association formed and committed to promote home-gardening from seeds. The HGSA is a member-driven organization that addresses the needs of garden seed businesses — from growers, to wholesalers and distributors, to materials’ vendors of the garden seed industry.

USDA Plant Database
The Plants Database provides standardized information about the vascular plants, mosses, liverworts, hornworts, and lichens of the U.S. and its territories.

You Grow Girl
Was launched by Gayla Trail in February 2000 and has grown into a thriving online community that speaks to a new kind of gardener, seeking to redefine the modern world relationship to plants. This contemporary, laid-back approach to gardening places equal importance on environmentalism, style, affordability, art, and humour.

Chris McLaughlin
Read these great books by a self proclaimed ‘plant freak’.  Chris is a garden writher, blogger, author and writes for our blog “The Dirt”.  She has great knowledge about all things gardening especially some good insight into heirloom vegetables and the unique qualities that they offer.

Boulder Culinary Gardeners
Local, edible, natural gardening advice and encouragement.  They may be local, but there is so much information here for gardeners in all areas.  Great hints on gardening, mulching, pest control and even raising ducks!  Everything to do with gardening.

Emergency Homesteader
A lengthy list of companies that sell seeds, with seperate lists for those that sell GMO seeds and those that don’t.

National Gardening Association
NGA offers one of the Web’s largest and most respected array of gardening content for consumers and educators, ranging from general information and publications to lessons and grants. Explore their Web site and discover a world of gardening possibilities.