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Chicago Botanic Garden – Illinois’ Best Plants
Find plants that meet your needs and grow well in Illinois.
Click On: Gardening and Landscaping
Advice from experts and information on gardening in the Midwest.
Illinois Department of Agriculture's list of farmers markets.
Gardening Launch Pad
This mega site links to thou-sands of gardening pages. Scroll down to browse the subject list.
Horticulture and Garden Resources
Sites suggested by the University of Illinois Extension Service.
Search by zip code for farmers’ markets as well as for farm stands, grocery co-ops, and community supported agriculture.
The Morton Arboretum
Visit their “plant clinic” for information and advice.
National Gardening Association
Useful gardening information from the National Gardening Association including help on regional gardening, caring for plants, as well as handling weeds and pests.
University of Illinois Extension Services Horticulture and Environment
Help for your questions on yard and garden.
Offers self-directed online classes on over 500 topics.
The Versatile Gardener
Recent books on theme gardens as well as planting for shade, limited space, and other special conditions.