Human Flower Project
Formed in 1988, this group helps commercial farms and greenhouses “grow a better crop.”
An international group dedicated to plant diversity: news, competitions, policy research, more….
Links, advice, human warmth especially for gardeners in USDA Hardiness Zones 4 and colder
News, features, okra and other delights from way-out-there, beyond the ‘burbs
Beautiful multilingual weblog— showing trees, flowers and plants in the context of Portuguese history and culture.
Gorge on garden pictures by designer Pam Penick.
Communications pro, horticulturist, and speckled dog owner with a weakness (you know we mean strength) for Elvis Costello—Craig Cramer, near Ithaca, NY
John Borden’s journal on markets, music, and whatever else strikes a generalist.
Flowers as “subjects rather than objects.” Guides to planting by the Moon, making flower essences, much more.
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!
Four witty and experienced gardeners from across the U.S., trendspotting and media-watchdogging with abandon.
Stuart Robinson’s United Nations of Garden Bloggers.
A Canadian gardener with impeccable taste, an organic credo, and (just in time!) a sense of humor.
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?
Botanical garden and education center in Austin, TX, dedicated to raising public consciousness about native plants
Waverly Fitzgerald follows the “encyclical” of the French Republican Calendar, exploring a flower each day.
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!
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.
Masashi Yamaguchi’s exploration of flowers and plants in Japanese culture, with essays about botanical history, photos, and personal essays (in English).
The fine folks who built this website.
Inspired analyses of Johnny Cash’s report card and other images. We long to be a kindred spirit—and so are part way there.
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.
Home of Pronoia (and it NEEDS a home!)
Ethnobotany and plant preservation around the world
Will there be pickles in eternity? We plan to ask Dawn Orsak. Here’s her exploration of Czech-American foodways.
Jane Librizzi’s treasure chest of artworks you’ve never seen, except after midnight.
Home base for “Annie” of a thousand pseudonyms, the diplomate of garden bloggers.
Naomi Sachs and friends examining the healing potential of plants and places.
Key to growing seasons within the USA
A banquet: research, news, weblog, and forums.
Austin, TX, based organization now compiling an encyclopedia of all the uses of plants native to the Southern U.S. and Northern Mexico.
Arguably the first garden blog ever created, M. Sinclair Stevens faithfully tracks progress and devolution in a Central Texas yard.