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The Crescent Garden Center Facebook Page    A new offering from the Crescent Garden Center.  Some of the dedicated members and volunteers are inventorying and organizing the gardening books that belong to the Garden Center.  This will be an ongoing project.  Thank you so much to these diligent folks for their hard work.

National Garden Clubs, Inc.

The Garden Club of Georgia Facebook Page

 The Garden Club of Georgia Website

 The Garden Club of Georgia – Camellia District

Gardening Tidbits Blog

The Rainwater Conference Center

 Visit Valdosta

Valdosta Film – a short film promoting Valdosta as a potential site for film settings

USDA Plants Database   – A somewhat dry, academic, but very wide-ranging database of plants.  This list is from the United States Department of Agriculture.

Loch Laurel Nursery

A nursery located just south of Valdosta near the airport. The nursery specializes in camellias, but it also has some citrus trees available.  Mark Crawford, owner, is friendly and knowledgeable about his plants, and he is willing to share information about them.  Reasonable prices.

Suggested by Emma Spinster, April 23, 2020

Plant Care Guide  – “We’ve chosen the most popular plants and provided the essential information you need for choosing, planting, and maintaining them.” 

Flower Database and When to Plant Thema UK based site – “We’ve set out to help those with a green thumb by creating this extensive flower database. It will help you identify hundreds of flowers by their appearance or name, as well as let you know the months when they should be planted in order for them to grow big and bright in your own garden.”

The Best Gardening Databases on the Interneta UK based siteThere are 1000’s of gardening and plant based glossaries and databases on the web.       Some that are high quality and very useful, others that are not.     Unfortunately it is a bit of a needle in a haystack to find the very best. That’s why we created this page where you will find a handful of the most useful glossaires and databases available.” 

Earthworm Information

Many Thanks to the young group of middle-schoolers who suggested this website!)

From Pattie Nye on 6/8/2018 – These articles have some good advice about pollinators and pests.

Plants for Pollinators
Dealing with Voles and Moles in the Garden
How to Deer-proof Your Garden

Some useful and thorough information about roses.

Types-of-Roses : A Visual Compendium 


K and M Roses – James Mills is a supplier of beautiful roses that are grafted on Fortuniana stock. Owner, James Mills, has been cultivating a business that provides for both the amateur rose gardener and the master exhibitionist for over 30 years.  He has always taken his roses to Thomasville’s Rose Festival and sells out quickly.

Orchid Growing for Beginners    – From Gardening Friends in Sydney on 1/17/2019, Sean Morrissy sends us some vast information about Orchids

Orchid Care Guide: Care instructions for 23 Popular Orchids   –  Our thanks to our friends at Proflowers who have offered to share this fascinating information about 23 popular orchids and their care instructions with our gardening followers

Ava’s Flowers Orchid Growing for Beginners – a retail site located in Delaware that  provides information for orchid growing.