We are lucky to deal with some amazing people and organisations in the horticultural world. Here are just a few useful gardening links:
- The Cottage Herbery
- Garden Organic – the premier society for the UK organic gardener
- Our accreditor the Soil Association
- International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM)
- National Council for the Conservation of Plants and Gardens – for information on the conservation of Garden Plants, which can fall out of favour and become threatened very quickly. The best way is to conserve through cultivation. If we stop growing garden varieties, they cease to exist.
- The Royal Horticultural Society – Britain’s largest general gardening organisation
- DIY Garden – A unique collection of creative gardening ideas and easy to follow ‘how to’ guides.
- Five Ways to Get the Most Bang for Your Buck from a Small Garden – by The Simple Dollar
- How to Start A Garden – by Jen Reviews
- Oak Hill Gardens – Gardening Tips – some great advice from Wisconsin, USA, especially about orchids.
- Plant Identification & Useful Reference Guide – by Garden Buildings Direct
- Roots and All – a gardening blog and podcast offering advice on all things horticultural
- Smart Vegetable List – click the Europe map to see what’s suitable for the UK.
Specific plant group or genus websites
- Pelargoniums and geraniums – worldwide information of pelargoniums, known by many gardeners as “geraniums”.
- Cistus – the website of the ex National Collection, with many photographs
- Mentha – an information website from the home of the National Plant Collection®
- Collomia – to be found in the Polemoniaceae website
- Geranium species & primary hybrids – a website of the National Plant Collection®
- Gilia – to be found in the Polemoniaceae website
- Helenium – a website of the National Plant Collection®
- Leptodactylon – to be found in the Polemoniaceae website
- Polemomium – to be found in the Polemoniaceae website.
- Rhapis – a website of the National Plant Collection®
- Trillium – a website of the National Plant Collection®
- Friends of the Earth
- Lawnmower Hut – We review the latest mowers and garden machinery
- Positive Health Wellness – includes vegetarian recipes
- Well Spent – a directory of sustainable brands to help you spend well and reduce your impact on the planet