Links to other web sites
Choose your category, or just enjoy browsing the varied sites for herbs, gardening, landscaping, Texas gardening and more.
Welcome to the Intl. Herb Assoc.!:The International Herb Association is a professional trade association providing education, services, and development for members engaged in all herbal endeavors. The web site gives information about the association, goings on, and has a herb marketplace as well.
The Herb Growing and Marketing Network:This is a complete site for hobbyists and professionals alike, with lots of info on medicinal uses of herbs, regulations, a magazine and info on the Network itself.
The most comprehensive site on the Web for those seeking information on herbs, herb products and remedies and herb publications. For the hobbyist and enthusiast, sponsored by The Herb Growing and Marketing Network.
Tiny edible flowers Fresh Origins Farm produces the very best MicroGreens and Petite Herbs. Located near San Diego, California. We produce 200 varieties of strong, healthy and highly flavored micro green and herbs in our superior glass greenhouse environment.
Growing Basil Blog has lots of great information about Basil, one of the all time favorite herbs.
The Herb Shop in Mesa, Arizona will fulfill your needs for information, herb products and educational seminars.
Herb Expert, a very informative web site from the U.K., has information on all aspects of herbs, their uses and growing conditions.
Home Herb Garden, from Australia, has articles on organic gardening, and lots of information about herbal medicines and teas. There are also some home business opportunities featured. They also have lots of tips and ideas to improve your home and garden, and increase its value when you wish to sell.
Wake Forest Herbfest Welcome to a healthy lifestyle festival - fun for all. This is a great web site full of herb info, how-to videos and more. The Herbfest is a spring festival in North Carolina highlighting low maintenance, organically grown natural perennials, herb plants, organic vegetables grown from organic seeds, herb crafts, cosmetic soaps, cooking recipes, live entertainment, and educational seminars at our new location, Festival Park.
Mrs. Grieve's: All the information contained in the book, A Modern Herbal published in 1931 by Mrs. M. Grieve, is contained in this site. Searchable by botanical name or common name, this site holds a wealth of information.
Henriette's : A huge, very complete site with as much information on herbs as any site I've encountered. Searchable, with pictures, medicinal information, growing information and a great deal more. Expect to spend some time here.
Your Healthy Living: This is a site that has links to other sites for information about herbs and other healthy living matters.
Herb HQ Everything Herb, from Amazon Herb Company to Willow Herb.
In this section, you'll find links to all sorts of gardening information.
Since the Internet is International, I thought I'd add this link to find Garden Clubs in Australia
And, here's another resource to answer many gardening questions.
www.theMulch.com The Mulch is an independent gardening community specializing in free regional monthly plant care reminders and great gardening information. Request your free plant care today!
Gardening with Kids: This is a website full of information on gardening, but especially gardening with kids. It's really importanta to introduce the younger generation to gardening, whether you're a parent, grandparent, teacher, aunt, uncle or neighbor.Photosynthesis for Kids: Learning is a big part of gardening. Knowing more about plants and how they grow will help all of us be better growers. This site tells about photosynthesis, and a whole lot more!
Wholesale tree nursery Tennessee Wholesale Tree Nursery is your best source for top quality trees and shrubs at fair prices.
Helpful.com- Gardening Tips
Lots of helpful info on gardening, outdoor living and more. Originates in the UK, with good information for anyone!
Garden Forever Gardening for people of all ages, abilities and lifestyles. If I could have but one wish it would be to garden forever.
Worms for composting Boost fertility the natural way by planting our specially selected, ready-to-hatch vermicomposting worms, or earthworms. Our patented Encapsulated Earthworm Cocoons makes it easy to add soil-enriching worms directly to your soil.
Information and Tips on Gardening
Gardening basics to get any gardener off to a good start, including evaluating a site, selecting healthy plants and analyzing the soil. Grow the best vegetable garden you can with ideas on vegetable varieties increasing the harvest from your vegetable garden and organic pest control.
Lean to Greenhouses
The garden offers such seclusion and creative freedom; so why not buy a Gabriel Ash Lean to Greenhouse Today.
Dave's Garden, is an informational website where a large, international community of gardeners can learn from each other and find resources offered by the gardening industry.
Welcome to Gardens.com , the website home of friendly gardeners! Here you'll find articles jam-packed with helpful information to help you get started gardening with confidence. Whether you're always digging in the dirt or a just a weekend gardener, you'll discover new tips and tricks to learn how to grow your best flower or vegetable garden ever. You can discuss all your gardening questions with other gardeners, share photos and your own experiences to help others. Do you want to impress your friends, neighbors and the local garden center staff? Our fun gardening dictionaries help you pronounce all those tricky plant names and learn all the terms of the horticulture world.
Gardens.com helps you find any local nursery, garden center or farmers' market, and plan a trip to the must-see botanical gardens, parks, and arboreta around the world. You can shop for gardening books and magazines for your region, plus member reviews of every mail order plant nursery and seed catalog are just a click away.
Garden TalkGardening is great. Learn how to do it better with this free guide.
goingorganic.com is a terrific site full of organic gardening information for eveyone.. from beginners to the more experienced. To add to the site, Jay North has on-line books, healing information and more. This site is all about looking at life in a whole new way.
Ladies of the Garden: This is a web site full of great organic gardening information for Texas and beyond. There is information about companion planting your ornamental garden to keep disease and insect damage to a minimum without sprays of any kind as well as lots of other information to keep your yard and garden in great shape without using chemicals harmful to you, your family and pets and the environment.
Garden 4 Less is a British site with many links to places that sell plants, tools, have gardening information and more.
Best Garden Planters is a British website with finely made wooden planters for herbs or other plants.
http://www.organicgardenpests.com Organic Pest Control. Learn to identify and control garden pests organically, along with general organic gardening strategies.
GardenHere: Free Plants, Seeds and Flowers - America's Favorite Home Gardening Community. We make exchanging plants, seeds and flowers fun and easy. And, it's FREE.
www.thehelpfulgardener.com The Helpful Gardener is a very informative site hosted by Scott Reil. It contains information on all aspects of gardening from herbs to vegetables and roses, landscaping and more. Scott Reil is an accredited nurseryman with over fifteen years experience in the ornamental horticulture industry. He has lectured to audiences ranging from fine garden centers to the Connecticut Nursery and Landscape Association, and has taught Japanese garden design at the Connecticut Master Gardeners' Program.
The Gardens of Botreasearch: This site offers links, gardening tips and tutorials for you. Lots of good material.
Best Garden Sites Here is a site that lists lots of gardening sites that may be of interest to many gardeners and plant enthusiasts.
The National Gardening Association: This site gives lots of gardening links, a wealth of gardening info for different regions of the country, a searchable database of articles from their archives and lots of other features.
Organic Gardening Online: This homepage of Organic Gardening Magazine is full of growing information, helpful tips and more.
Going Organic is a great size with lots of helpful information from a veteran organic grower. It's a colorful and easy to use site full of information for the experienced gardener or the newbie.
Garden Community Directory: Garden Directory of over 100 Categories to choose from. Plus Free News Group Access for many Garden Groups, Garden Zone finder, Books, Magazines, Articles, Free Pictures and more.
Seedfest is a British site that has a wonderful collection of vegetable and herb seeds. They ship worldwide.
Flowers - The directory for flower shops, gardening resources, and floral information.
Greenhouse Buyers Guide Instructions for determining what kind of greenhouse is best for you, and the basic considerations for setting up your own greenhouse. Plus a comprehensive list of different types of greenhouses with photographs.
Sundance Greenhouse Supply Do-It-Yourself Building Materials for Greenhouses and Shade Structures. Here is a site filled with great information on building your own greenhouse, supplies, etc. Really a helpful site with lots of links, too.
TheLawnmowerShop.com The Best Online Source for Lawn and Garden Equipment. Garden Tillers, Wood Chippers, Grass Trimmers, and more! Free Shipping to 48 States!
Aggie Horticulture Extension Information Index: Texas A & M University hosts this site full of topics of all types of gardening and agricultural information with excellent sections on pest management, disease prevention and all types of plants.
The Dirt Doctor: Howard Garrett is Texas' Doctor of Dirt!! The web site is full of organic gardening information complete with an archive of Howard's newspaper columns. There is lots of information here.
Texas Gardener Magazine: The definitive guide to gardening in all regions of Texas. Even though this is not exclusively an organic magazine, all the advice given is low impact, sustainable and well thought out. Nice balance of articles on herbs, flowers, vegetables and other gardening issues. One of our favorite magazines.
Texas Alternatives to Pesticides (TAP) is an organization dedicated to finding alternatives to using pesticides in the garden, landscape, on the farm and in your home. Their e-mail newsletter is very informative.Texas Imported Fire Ant Research and Management: The cute cartoons accompanying the deadly serious how-to info help take the sting out of a consumer's frustration after stepping in a mound of fire ants. Texas A&M researchers tell how to give pesky ants the boot and regain control of yards, vegetable gardens and other outdoor areas. Links to other sites should satisfy anyone wondering, "Is anyone working on this problem?"
TAMU-Dallas Research & Extension Center: Yes, there really is more from those clever folks at Texas A&M.; The Dallas crew has posted insect fact sheets (see the giant drawing of a brown recluse spider next to a quarter), staff research on lawn grasses and other topics, weather station data with hourly readings for each day, and more. Check out Weeds of the Northern Blackland Prairie and its "select a weed" search feature and photographs.
SFA Mast Arboretum: One of the best features of the arboretum Web site for Stephen F. Austin State University is its directory of public gardens in Texas.
Texas Parks & Wildlife: TPW Mission: To manage and conserve the natural and cultural resources of Texas for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations. This site embodies the natural state of Texas with lots of information for outdoors people, students and gardeners alike.
Native Plant Society of Texas: Find a nearby chapter of this statewide organization, see a list of suggested books about native plants, roam through the huge Texas Plant List, follow links to botanical and environmental organizations and park information from across the state and nation, or connect with the oak wilt information page maintained by the Dallas branch of Texas A&M.
Wildseed Farms: Billing itself as the "largest working wildflower seed farm in the United States," this company near Fredericksburg offers nearly 70 species of wildflower seeds and seed mixes. But there's plenty here even for those who don't plan to buy: the wildflower species and photos list (click on a photo for more info and a larger picture), the online order form for a free catalog, answers to frequently asked questions about growing wildflowers, and stunning photos of fields carpeted in vibrant blooms.
Here are some (mostly) Commercial sites of interest to me:
Deep Well Hand Pump Sunshine Works deep well hand pump can pump water from 350 feet or more. Available Worldwide
I have joined the Heritage Poultry Breeders Association of America due to my interest in fowl- mostly guineas and Khaki Campbell Ducks. The website hasd lots of interesting info about various types of heritage fowl.
Helpful.com- Gardening Tips
Lots of helpful info on gardening, outdoor living and more. Originates in the UK, with good information for anyone!
Healthy Living Solutions Products for Uncompromising Health.
Absolutely Organic Home to Certified Toxic Free, Botanically Based, Natural Skin Care and Personal Care Products Designed Specifically for the Most Discriminating Client. Nurture Your Skin!
Texas at OyMap.net - a world directory A regional directory where you can locate any number of resources for your area.
Home & Garden Many people find joy and a sense of accomplishment in working around their home and garden, fixing things up and using their hands to get things done. Get tips about how to keep your home and garden looking their best here.
Flower Delivery - Phillip's 1-800 Florals offers online flower delivery, free virtual flowers, flower-care articles, and a pictorial glossary of flowers.
All For You Wellness is a massage and wellness business operated by Pauline Ott located in Fayette County, Texas. Pauline is a nutritionalist, massage therapist and also offers Nature's Sunshine Supplements.
100% All Natural Perfume Oils and Body Oils We sell All Natural Perfume Oils, Lovely Perfume Holder Bottle Necklaces, custom-blends and unique scents. Free perfume oil with referral. Family Friendly site.
http://www.frety.net/ A comprehensive links site for lots of information from health, gardening and recreation to news, jobs and technical information.
Health Central Dr Dean Edell's comprehensive, thoughtful site on health and well-being. This site can answer lots of your questions about medical issues as well as healthy living.
Ann Slattery for Arbonne International Cosmetics. Pure Swiss Skin Care - Nutrition - Color - Aromatherapy. These botanically-based, pH-correct products have given proven results. They are truly natural. They are of the highest European quality. They are the result of highly complex formulations that are owned by Arbonne; they are neither bought from other companies nor sold to other companies. Arbonne considers the total well-being of every member of the family at every stage of life and makes products for all. The dollars that the consumer saves are put into research.
Some links that will help you enjoy a stay or a drive through the Lavaca/Fayette County area: