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Gardening Information

Master Gardener Association San Diego County this site is a wealth of FREE information provided by over one-hundred Master Gardeners on San Diego county home gardening and pest control
Master Gardener Hotline: 858-822-6910, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday or http://www.mastergardenerssandiego.org/mobile/index.php

Master Gardener Association Ceritifed Earth-Friendly Gardensearth sign
How Earth-friendly is your garden? Find our more click here to register as a Certified Earth-Friendly Garden and obtain your Earth-Friendly Garden yard sign.

Africian Violets Care 6 key tips to growing perfect African Violets

Be Water Wise the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California and The Family of Southern California Water Agencies. Check out their tips, landscapes programs and other useful information.

Beginning Gardeners, A Super Guide from gardenercorner.com Learn how to get your hands dirty, your feet wet and grown the best vegetables ever.

Best Gardening Resources from OnlineTips.org provides useful gardening resouces such as botanical dictionaries, fact sheets, helpful tips and gardening news.

Children Gardening use gardening as a vehicle to encourage children to make good food choices, augmenting classroom studies and experiental learning, building a love of nature, stimulation social interaction and more.

Children Gardening with Eartheasy Children are natural gardeners, learn more...

Citrus, Save Our Citrus
Information you need to know about citirus.
Report citrus diseases and get citrus safety tips.

Compost Guide a complete guide to composting

Compost Education & Community Outreach found at the Solona Center for Environment Innovation.

County of San Diego Agriculture Department Insect & Plant Diseases
You can take or mail your pests to the County Agriculture Dept.
To call and talk to someone call 1-800-491-1899.

Firewood, Don't Move It
Information about trees and forests that are threatened by foreign insects and diseases. Please do NOT move your firewood.

The Garden Guy a calendar to organic gardening

The Garden Helper a free internet guide to gardening including a USDA Plant Hardiness Zone map

GardenWeb The internet's garden community

The Helpful Gardener provides information & money saving tips

Home Gardening Tips: From composting to herb gardens.

Homeowner's Guide to Landcaping & Gardening add curb appeal to your property. Find simple and easy information with tips and tricks.

Invasive Plants Invasive plants are a distinct group of weeds that occur in natural habitats. Learn and identify invasive plants in your area.

The Mulch Plant. Grow. Share - This site's goal is to connect gardeners of all abilities to the information they are interested in. It brings Experts and everyday Gardeners together in a new way, and it's FREE!

National Gardening Association includes kids gardening and several gardening calculators

Non-Invasive Plant Choices learn which plants to avoid, and which plants are safe and beautiful for your community

Professional Tree Care Association of San Diego County our mission is to improve our commmunity's quality of life by making our urban forest safer and more beautiful through education and proper tree care.

Rainwater Harvesting by Brad Lancaster These best-selling books on harvesting rainwater are available to order at this website.

San Diego County Plant Atlas Project San Diego Natural History Museum, exciting new research project focused on scientifically documenting the floristic diversity of San Diego County. This website also includes a Plant Name Finder, TopoZone to Atlas Square, SD Wildflower Identification Guide

Seeds Now Growing your own Organic & Non-Genetically Modified (NON-GMO) food isn't hard to do. This site has for more information and an opportunity to shop for seeds.

Snail & Slug Management from UC IPM, Snail & Slug Management from University of California Information on how to managed snails and slugs.

Succulents, Designing with Debra Lee Baldwin News about succulents, books, events, workshops, experts, videos, must-do's and destinations.

USDA Hardiness Zone Finder allows you to find your USDA Hardiness Zone. Enter you zip code or use the map.

Vegetable Gardening for Dummies - A Novice's Guide

bewaterwise.com The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California provide useful information, rebates and incentives.

Water Conservation Garden Cuyamaca College promoting water conservation in the southern California landscape through excellent exhibits and programs that educate and inspire the public.

Water Conservation Information Learn the basics of the water cycle, impact of water shortages, conservation at home and more.

Water Conservation Information & Saving Money Fresh water is a limited resource learn how to conserve and save money.

Water Conservation Tips Save our water and our trees! Drought facts, ways to save.

Water Conservation from the City of Poway get more information about water conservation in the City of Poway.

Water Education Foundation provides information about water conservation, new trends and water topics.

Water Smart San Diego County live smart and discover ways to adapt a "WaterSmart" lifestyle. Learn more with information, programs and incentives. Click here for a electronic flipbook version of Homeowner's Guide to a WaterSmart Landscape.


Renee's Garden Seeds purchase seeds of heirloom and cottage garden flowers, aromatic herbs, and gourmet vegetables from around the world.

Tomato Growers Supply Company has a free catalog of tomato, pepper and eggplant seeds

Plant Societies
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