Human Flower Project


American Horticultural Therapy Association

American Institute of Floral Designers

Association of Specialty Cut Flower Growers

Formed in 1988, this group helps commercial farms and greenhouses “grow a better crop.”

Botanic Gardens Conservation International

An international group dedicated to plant diversity: news, competitions, policy research, more….

California Cut Flower Commission

Cold Climate Gardening

Links, advice, human warmth especially for gardeners in USDA Hardiness Zones 4 and colder

Daily Yonder

News, features, okra and other delights from way-out-there, beyond the ‘burbs

Dias com arvores

Beautiful multilingual weblog— showing trees, flowers and plants in the context of Portuguese history and culture.


Gorge on garden pictures by designer Pam Penick.

Ellis Hollow: Gardening, Politics & More

Communications pro, horticulturist, and speckled dog owner with a weakness (you know we mean strength) for Elvis Costello—Craig Cramer, near Ithaca, NY

Eyes Not Sold

John Borden’s journal on markets, music, and whatever else strikes a generalist.

Flower Alchemy—Planetary and Elemental Correspondences

Flowers as “subjects rather than objects.” Guides to planting by the Moon, making flower essences, much more.

Flowers of India

A marvelous site about flowers in India, essays about how flowers are handled in religious rites and cermonies and their use for more everyday occasions. Highly recommended!

Garden Rant

Four witty and experienced gardeners from across the U.S., trendspotting and media-watchdogging with abandon.

Gardening Blog Directory

Stuart Robinson’s United Nations of Garden Bloggers.

Heavy Petal

A Canadian gardener with impeccable taste, an organic credo, and (just in time!) a sense of humor.

Invasive Species Weblog

Jennifer Forman Orth, Invasive Plant Ecologist in Massachusettes, is keeping up news of pesky and threatened fish, insects, and animals, as well as plants. Who’s been sleeping in whose bed?

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Botanical garden and education center in Austin, TX, dedicated to raising public consciousness about native plants

Living in Season

Waverly Fitzgerald follows the “encyclical” of the French Republican Calendar, exploring a flower each day.

Making Sense of Botanical Names

Diane Relf’s wise and friendly explanation of the Latin, scientific names for flowers


Canadian/Romanian pixie genius, your source for hamster epics +.


Scientists even a humanist can appreciate, featuring seeds, possums and other living things from Georgia, also linking to the Wolfskin Volunteer Fire Department.


Greg Allikas’s window on the orchid world. It glorifies!

Paghat’s Garden

Plant-human history, poetic references, botany without the monocle, and loads of beautiful photos from an almost-private garden “overlooking Sinclair Inlet” in Washington State.

Paradis Express

Belle—n’est-ce pas?

Plants & Japan

Masashi Yamaguchi’s exploration of flowers and plants in Japanese culture, with essays about botanical history, photos, and personal essays (in English).

pMachine Services

The fine folks who built this website.

Ptak Science Books

Inspired analyses of Johnny Cash’s report card and other images. We long to be a kindred spirit—and so are part way there.

Radzima Photo

John Kunstadtler documents the customs of Belarus with strong black and white photographs and his concise explanations, based on many years living and working in Eastern Europe.

Rob Brezsny’s Freewill Astrology

Home of Pronoia (and it NEEDS a home!)

Sacred Earth

Ethnobotany and plant preservation around the world

Society of American Florists

Svacina Project

Will there be pickles in eternity? We plan to ask Dawn Orsak. Here’s her exploration of Czech-American foodways.

The Blue Lantern

Jane Librizzi’s treasure chest of artworks you’ve never seen, except after midnight.

The Transplantable Rose

Home base for “Annie” of a thousand pseudonyms, the diplomate of garden bloggers.

Therapeutic Landscapes Network

Naomi Sachs and friends examining the healing potential of plants and places.

U.S. Plant Hardiness Zones Map

Key to growing seasons within the USA

University of British Columbia Botanical Garden

A banquet:  research, news, weblog, and forums.

Useful Wild Plants

Austin, TX, based organization now compiling an encyclopedia of all the uses of plants native to the Southern U.S. and Northern Mexico.

Zanthan Gardens

Arguably the first garden blog ever created, M. Sinclair Stevens faithfully tracks progress and devolution in a Central Texas yard.