USDA Zone Hardiness Map – find out what zone you live in.

Interactive Hardiness Zone Map with additional gardening information.

Frost Date Selector Page – find out your last average frost date in the spring and first average frost date in the fall.

Composting and Landscaping at Home – This link was suggested by James. Thanks, James!

Yard Waste Removal: Recycling, Donating, and Reusing

Optimal Germination Temperatures by Crop – find out the best range of temperatures for germinating seeds, based on the type of seed.

National Gardening Association Plant Dictionary – lookup pretty much anything garden related.

Cooperative Extension System – find your local Extension office for local gardening information.

Organic Gardening – Organic Gardening Magazine and their official website.

Garden Guides – lots of great info for gardeners.

Kids Gardening – a fun site with info for kids to learn about gardening.

Powerful Plants – Books and Seeds for kids.

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Seed Companies that sell Heirloom, non-GMO seeds:

Mary’s Heirloom Seeds

Seed Saver’s Exchange

Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds

Clear Creek Seeds

Heirloom Seeds

Sustainable Seeds

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