Links of Interest

Great Gardening Resources

Monarch Butterfly Monarch Watch
The Compost Resource Page
University of Illinois Extension
U of I Extension : McLean County Horticulture & Environment

Botanical Gardens & Arboretums

Chicago Botanic Garden
Missouri Botanical Garden
University of Illinois Arboretum
Fell Arboretum : Illinois State University

Gardening Societies and Associations

American Horticultural Society
Hosta Society American Clematis Society
American Fern Society
American Hemerocallis Society
American Hosta Society
American Iris Society
American Ivy Society
American Orchid Society
AOS Printable Orchid Culture Sheets
Perennial Plant Association

Garden Resources for Children

The Great Plant Escape
A great educational site by the University of Illinois that offers fun and adventure while undercovering the world of plants. Several different scenarios that lead to different information.

Missouri Bontanical Gardens

Kids Gardening
Grant plans, curricula and lesson plans, family gardening activities and more.

My First Garden
Another wonderful site from the University of Illinois Extension Service. This one explains all you need to know about starting your first garden in a fun and kid-friendly way.