Databases & Websites by Subject
On Gardening and Landscaping
A reliable place to begin. This site has links that have been chosen by landscaping experts.
Gardening Launch Pad
This mega site links to thousands of gardening pages. Scroll down to browse the subject list.
Features an extensive gallery of plant photographs and profiles.
Horticulture and Garden Resources
Illinois' Best Plants
Includes suggestions for teachers and a parents’ primer.
Landscapting with Native Plants
Many links specific to Illinois native plants.
Low maintenance, ecologically friendly alternatives to a traditional lawn.
Morton Arboretum Plant Advice
My Ideal Garden
An excellent sit for landscaping basics and garden planning ideas.
USDA Plant Database
Horticulture for busy people.
All about lawns.
Prepared by Marty Krause, October 2011