Nursery - Mary's Plant Farm Nursery, Garden Center, and Landscaping. Unusual plants, gift shop, weddings, florist services. We sell shrubs, trees, roses, perennials, bulbs, containers, garden statuary, etc.

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*Bulbs & Tubers
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*Hemerocallis (Daylilly)
*Dried Flowers
*Seed Mix
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Helpful Gardening

*Plants for butterflies & birds
*List of shade perennials
*Native Plants
*Mary's Newsletters
*A Few Select Links (non commercial)


* State University Plant Facts - a virtual goldmine of information via. quick searches of various universities around the country

* State University Plant Dictionary - "Plant Dictionary is an indexed system of teaching resources for the discipline of Horticulture and Crop Science."

*Perry's Perennial Pages - "Dr. Leonard Perry's Web pages for on-line perennial and related horticultural information, serving the Green Mountain State of Vermont and the world. This is your original source for herbaceous perennial information and links on the internet!" - an absolute wealth of information; online course available; much more than just perennials

* Biological Control News - "Midwest Biological Control News is a monthly newsletter dedicated to providing information on the use of beneficial organisms for controlling insect and mite pests of the farm, garden, and home. The newsletter is compiled and published at the University of Wisconsin."

* Integrated Pest Management at Iowa State University - pest control, plant diseases, weed management, and much more

*Univ. of Minnesota's Radcliffe's IPM World Textbook - "Our plan is to assemble a large number of "chapters" relating to the theory and implementation of Integrated Pest Management (IPM). Our goal for this Web page is to eventually have hundreds of chapters relating to integrated pest management in the broad sense (not just insect pest management)."

*Flori-Data - "Floridata(TM) is the first in a series of electronic publications produced by for gardeners and for everyone who enjoys plants and the outdoors. "

*Oregon State Horticulture: Landscape Plants - "This site contains images and information on over 450 landscape plants (mostly woody) listed in alphabetical order by genus, from Abelia to Zelkova."

*University of Connecticut Plant Database  - "At the core of this site are plant information pages that contain text, photographs, illustrations and latin name pronounciations. The plants listed in this resource are meant to create an awareness of the great variety of ornamental plants that will grow in USDA hardiness zone 6 or colder, and to encourage people to think about planting a greater variety of ornamentals."

*Botanical and Common Name Lists - "Our plant index pages have plants listed by both botanical and common names. They provide both identification information and photographs, with growing tips, tidbits and anecdotal notes for each plant." Arizona State University

*USDA Plants Database - "The PLANTS Database is a single source of standardized information about plants. This database focuses on vascular plants, mosses, liverworts, hornworts, and lichens of the U.S. and its territories. The PLANTS Database includes names, checklists, automated tools, identification information, species abstracts, distributional data, crop information, plant symbols, plant growth data, plant materials information, plant links, references, and other plant information."

*HelpMeFind Roses - The single most useful site when researching roses. Virtually every rose is searchable in a very complete database. Suppliers and other references are listed as well.

* Roses for the North - Performance of Shrub and Old Garden Roses at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum

*The Gardener's Network - A comercial site, loaded with all sorts of helpful contents and links.

* Rooting Data Base - "The Rooting Database is a continuation of the Rooting Database first created in the Department of Environmental Horticulture at the University of California, Davis"

*Henning's Rhododendron & Azalea Pages - A well-rounded document discussing various species, cultural requirements, companion plants, troubleshooting, and of course, links to other resources.

*Hardy, Evergreen, Indigenous Ferns - "The majority of these evergreen and perennial fern species are ones that I have personally found and some are ones that other aficionados have found or collected. I have located and identified about 27 different ones in Virginia, North Carolina, Delaware, West Virginia, and Maryland."

*Wisconsin Vascular Plants - "Wisconsin State Herbarium: University of Wisconsin, Currently Available: photos (1892 species) and maps (2556 species)"

*Kemper Center for Home Gardening Plant Finder - "This service contains information on the over 1500 herbaceous perennials, shrubs, vines and trees growing in the 23 demonstration gardens at the Missouri Botanical Garden's Kemper Center for Home Gardening."

*Guidelines for the Utilization of Flowering Bulbs as Perennial (Naturalized) Plants in North American Landscapes and Gardens - "This Bulletin was published by the International Flower Bulb Center (IBC), Hillegom, the Netherlands on behalf of the Dutch Flower Bulb Industry."

*Index to Seed Germination by Tom Clothier.."databases with techniques for the germination of nearly 2000 species of annuals, biennials, and perennials."

All Material , 2000-2003.

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Last updated 2003 August 7.

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