Useful Links

Gardeners love to share plant information with each other.  Below are links to some great websites, blogs and Facebook groups where you can become either an active participant in social media groups, or just read and learn on your own.

Vegetable Gardening

Getting Started with Sustainable Gardening

Gardening Organizations

  Garden Club Federation of Massachusetts

  Massachusetts Horticultural Society

  National Gardening Association

  Native Plant Trust

  Pollinator Partnership

  Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Facebook Groups

  Native Plants of New England

  The Garden Professor’s Blog

  Vegetable Gardening 

  Native Plant Trust


  Nashoba Conservation Trust Blog

  A Way to Garden, by Margaret Roach

  Betty on Gardening, by Betty Sanders

  The Big Blog of Gardening

  Mr BrownThumb

Plant Identification

All types of plants

  Plant ID 101 (a Facebook group)

  Connecticut Botanical Society

Native Plants

  Go Botany – Native Plant Trust  

  USDA Plants Database 


A Kids Guide to the Parts of a Flower