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Here are some helpful links to garden topics. We have listed the timely ones first, so be sure to scroll through the entire list to make your choices. Then come back and visit again.

Garden AccentsElegant yet charming garden accents for the home garden with many beautiful products like gazebos, candle holders, garden bridges and screens, furniture, planters, trellis and more at FrostProof Growers your source for garden accents worldwide.
Home Composting Information Sites: Compost! Master Composter Home CompostingHome CompostingMonmouth County Home Composting 
General Horticulture SitesPerennials of the yearVan Dyck’s Flower Bulbs and PerennialsSickles MarketGarden PlansPark’s SeedsBurpeeMellinger’sEteraJackson & PerkinsSmith & HawkenGardener’s Supply

Conservation Sites:

Backyard Wildlife Habitat Homepage – National Wildlife – Federation – becoming a part of this national network of naturalists is not hard. It can be done on-line and quickly. Join thousands who have acknowledge the importance of supporting wildlife through their outdoor gardens.

Composting – Master Composters – this includes facts on vermicomposting, or indoor composting using redworms.

Asian Longhorn Beetle – Be on the alert! – see a movie describing the terrible effects of this foreign invader.

Link to Garden Club of New Jersey Information:

ACORN Network – reduce the use of pesticides – informative site on ways to reduce toxins in your yard.

Clean Ocean Action Some beautiful animations, and lots of information on our valuable resource, water.

Xeriscaping Emphasis on managing plants in your garden with limited water use. Even though we are not currently in a drought, we should make it a habit to conserve water along with all our other valuable natural resources.

General Sites:

The Garden Club of New Jersey has a great website – visit it and participate in our activities.

GCNJ Rutgers Liaison A direct link to pages with information on many programs and opportunities. “The purpose of this committee is to keep the members of GCNJ informed on the history, the activities and special events happening in The Rutgers Gardens.”

Poricy Park – Middletown’s own park. It is a beautiful hardwood forest that is slowly reclaiming cultivated farm fields. Nature center included. Click here to find out about membership.

Deep Cut Gardens – Part of Monmouth County Park System. Many features including a gazebo, walking trails and a huge natural pond.

Monmouth County Fair – 2004 is ALREADY in the planning!.

BSA Image Collection – a source of photos which you can search.

Perennial Plant of the year – each year, the superior performers are honored. You can see a history of past winners here.

Hummingbirds – The source for information on attracting, watching, feeding, and studying North American hummingbirds.

Members’ Sites:

Gio’s Blog Garden -private and personal views.Does anyone else have a website to share?

Sites with Logos:

This website will enable you to see international sites dealing with all aspects of gardening.