Gardening Links

We hope you find the information on these websites interesting, informative, and maybe even a little humorous!

 

KENNEDY’S COUNTRY GARDENS:

Kennedy’s Video Tour

DROUGHT AND WATERING INFO:

Dry, Dry, Dry!  Resources for Landscapers

Watering Guidelines for Successful Plants by Chris Kennedy, MCH

Efficient outdoor watering

Indoor and outdoor residential water conservation checklist

The role of the irrigation audit in water conservation

Turf irrigation and water conservation

Maximizing irrigation efficiency and water conservation

Long-term drought effects on trees and shrubs

Drought tolerant plants for the landscape

Xeriscaping for Massachusetts

HYDRANGEA INFO:

What type of Hydrangea do I have? – watch this before the video below

Why Doesn’t My Hydrangea Bloom? – please watch the Hydrangea ID one first

SOME OF OUR FAVORITE VENDORS:

Campania International – Statues, Fountains, Benches, Birdbaths and Pottery

Proven Winners

Monrovia Growers

GARDENING IN MASSACHUSETTS:

USDA Zone Hardiness Map for Massachusetts

UMASS Extension – Garden Information page for consumers

Plant Something – consumer gardening site in Massachusetts

Massachusetts Horticulture Society

Master Gardeners Fact Sheets

Greenscapes

PROBLEMS AND SOLUTIONS:

Repairing broken snow damaged plants – Japanese Maple

Winter Moth Caterpillars – UMASS

Winter Moth Caterpillars – Bonide

Boxwood Leaf Miner

Deer Tick Info

Japanese Knotweed Removal – for homeowners

Japanese Knotweed Removal – for roadsides

White pine needle browning and defoliation pest alert

Knockout Roses & other roses leaves turning tan in June – Rose Slug or Rose Sawfly

PLANT LISTS AND PLANT CARE:

BloomIQ

Perennial Plant of the Year

Perennial Plant of the Year – Previous Years

Wetland Plants

Planting Under Trees

Ornamental Grasses for Shade

Houseplant Selection Guide

Cyclamen Care

Christmas Cacti Care

Cacti Care

GARDENS, GARDEN SHOWS, ENVIRONMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS, ETC.:

Elm Bank Gardens

Tower Hill Botanic Garden

Garden in the Woods

Boston Flower and Garden Show

South Shore Natural Science Center

Massachusetts Audubon Society

North and South Rivers Watershed Association

OTHER ORGANIZATIONS, PROJECTS, AND ACTIVITIES WE LIKE:

Hope In Bloom

Luca’s Light

Magical Moon

South Shore Habitat for Humanity

The 3/50 Project – Save Your Local Economy

AMIBA – Because Community Matters

JUST FOR FUN:

Controlling Invasive Gnomes in the Garden

Plants Make Kids Smart

Plants Reduce Crime