9780963985354

The Northwest Gardeners' Resource Directory: Oregon, Western Washington & Visitor's British Columbia

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    9780963985354

  • ISBN10:

    0963985353

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1999-04-01
  • Publisher: Cedarcroft Press
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Summary

What is it that has made the Pacific Northwest a horticultural Mecca? Why are its nurseries, gardens, and shops repeatedly showcased in the national gardening press? One might start by mentioning things like ideal growing conditions and the innovative, entrepreneurial spirit of the Northwest gardening community. The rest of the answers are contained in the 350+ pages of The Northwest Gardeners' Resource Directory!

Table of Contents

Forewordp. vi
Introductionp. vii
Organizations that Help Gardenersp. 1
Call-In Questionsp. 2
Community Gardensp. 3
Compostingp. 3
Internet Sourcesp. 4
Librariesp. 4
Master Gardener Programsp. 6
Newspaper Columnistsp. 11
Noxious Weedsp. 11
Organic Gardeningp. 11
Pesticides/Disposalp. 12
Plant Problem Diagnosisp. 13
Soil Testingp. 13
Television Programs on Gardeningp. 14
Tree Questionsp. 14
Underground Utilitiesp. 14
Clubs, Foundations, Societies and Volunteer Opportunitiesp. 15
Volunteeringp. 16
Specialist Plant Groupsp. 17
General Interest Groupsp. 37
Botanical/Public Gardens/Arboretap. 38
Overseas Societiesp. 41
ESSAY: Botanical Latin by Marty Wingatep. 42
Educational Opportunitiesp. 43
Educational Opportunities/Vocationalp. 44
Study Weekendsp. 45
Classes and Workshopsp. 45
Horticultural Therapy and Accessible Gardeningp. 51
A Brief Historyp. 52
Where Horticultural Therapy Is Todayp. 52
Professional Education Requirements and Opportunitiesp. 53
Northwest Resource Organizationsp. 54
Horticultural Therapy "At Work" in the Northwestp. 54
Northwest Public Gardens Addressing Accessibilityp. 55
Nursery Accessibilityp. 56
Barrier Free Gardeningp. 56
Gardening Opportunities for the Gardenlessp. 57
Enabling Tools and Catalogsp. 57
Websitesp. 58
Literaturep. 59
Gardening with Children and Young Peoplep. 61
Literature, Games and Kitsp. 62
Resources for Teachers, Parents and Youth Leadersp. 63
Websites for Educators and Parentsp. 67
Websites for Kidsp. 68
Classes, Clubs, Tours, Events and Programsp. 69
Garden Touring With Childrenp. 71
Nurseries and Kidsp. 72
Plants, Seeds, and Toolsp. 73
Safetyp. 74
Northwest Native Plantsp. 75
Organizations, Foundations, and Societiesp. 76
Naturescapingp. 76
Educational/Study/Retreat Opportunitiesp. 78
Nurseries/Plant and Seed Sourcesp. 81
Plant Sales and Eventsp. 82
Literaturep. 83
Internet Resourcesp. 88
Gardens and Arboretums To Visitp. 89
Nurseries and Nursery Associationsp. 91
General Notesp. 92
Nurseries on the Webp. 93
British Columbia Nurseriesp. 94
Oregon Nurseriesp. 96
Washington Nurseriesp. 118
Farmer's Markets/Plant Salesp. 169
Specialty Nursery Associationsp. 169
Nurseries Outside the Northwestp. 170
Sources Listing Mail Order Resourcesp. 172
Hardiness Zonesp. 173
Plant Importation From British Columbiap. 174
Seed Sourcesp. 175
U.S. Seed Sourcesp. 176
Seed Sources Outside the U.S.p. 182
Seed Trusts/Exchangesp. 186
Seed Sourcebooks/Internet Source Listsp. 187
Literaturep. 188
Websitesp. 190
Plant Salesp. 191
Oregonp. 192
Washingtonp. 193
Emporiums: Garden Shops for "Tools and Toys"p. 197
British Columbiap. 198
Oregonp. 200
Washingtonp. 202
Garden Artp. 211
Conservatories and Greenhousesp. 212
ESSAY: Miller Library Multi-Media by Brian Thompsonp. 214
Professional Services and Products for Gardenersp. 215
Who's Whop. 216
Garden Productsp. 218
Soil Testingp. 221
Pathway Materials/Stonep. 221
Miscellanyp. 222
Mail Order Garden Suppliesp. 224
Literature and Multimediap. 225
Magazines/Quarterly Journalsp. 226
Magazine Article Retrieval Systemsp. 231
Booksp. 232
Videosp. 248
Book Storesp. 249
Books by Mail/Internetp. 251
ESSAY: ... About Bookstoresp. 252
Gardening in Cyberspacep. 253
An Internet Primerp. 254
Feeney Favorites/Top Ten Homebasesp. 257
Feeney Favorites/Northwest Local Heroesp. 259
Some Favorite Special Interest Sitesp. 260
Flower and Garden Shows, Exhibits, Festivals and Eventsp. 261
Major Northwest Showsp. 262
Where Else to Look for Current Eventsp. 263
Conventions, Fairs, Festivals, and Eventsp. 263
Flower/Horticulture Showsp. 269
Garden Tours/Open Houses/Open Garden Daysp. 271
Competitionsp. 272
Gardens to Visitp. 273
Start Your Tour Here!p. 274
Oregon Gardensp. 275
Washington Gardensp. 284
British Columbia Gardensp. 301
Travel Opportunitiesp. 307
Toursp. 308
Out of the Ordinary Travel Alternativesp. 312
Books and Other Travel Planning Aidsp. 312
Nursery Specialty Cross-Reference Listingsp. 315
Indexp. 323
Geographic Locators
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