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Horticulture Internet Resources

Kym Schow

This page contains links to web sites outside of Tarleton.

The links are provided as a convenience for research.

Tarleton has no control over, and is not responsible for the content found on external sites.

Please contact the subject-specialist librarian if you have research questions, would like library instruction, or have material purchase requests.

Kym Schow
Access Services - Office 109C
phone: 254-968-9871

Help is also available by using the Ask a Librarian page, emailing, calling (254) 968-9249, or coming into the library.

Horticulture Links

Aggie Horticulture -Texas A&M University combined horticulture information resources including teaching, extension, and research.

AmericanHort - A consolidated organization comprising the former American Nursery & Landscape Association (ANLA) and the OFA. Represents all members of the horticulture industry.

American Horticultural Society - one of the oldest gardening organizations in the United States.

American Society for Horticultural Science - promotes scientific research and education in horticulture in the United States and in the world.

Cyndi's Catalog of Garden Catalogs - All types of mail-order gardening resources, plant finders, organizations, etc.

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations - includes statistical information about various food crops.

Garden Guides - Information about planting, diseases, pests, and more.

Golf Course Superintendents Association of America - the professional association for the men and women who manage and maintain golf courses.

International Society for Horticultural Science - The aim of the ISHS is to promote and to encourage research in all branches of Horticulture and to facilitate the cooperation of scientific activities and knowledge transfer on a global scale by means of its publications and events.

PlantFACTS - digital collections developed at Ohio State University as an international knowledge bank and multimedia learning center.  Includes a concentrated Internet search engine dealing strictly with plants, a searchable database of high quality plant images, a collection of short gardening how-to videos, illustrated answers to commonly asked gardening questions, and a glossary.

US Department of Agriculture National Plants Database - The PLANTS Database is a single source of standardized information about plants.

United States Golf Association (USGA) Course Care & Environment - every aspect of golf course maintenance and management is covered.

United States National Arboretum - conducts research, provide education, and conserve and display trees, shrubs, flowers, and other plants to enhance the environment.

WWW Virtual Library Gardening Links - Huge list of gardening links.