I know you're waiting for the rain to come by -- Plant Information Online
November 4, 2008 8:32 AM   Subscribe

Planning next spring's garden? Just curious about plants? Then check out Plant Information Online, which "provides access to: Current Plant and Seed Sources for 107,631 plants... from 1,054 North American firms that will ship plants; Contact information and links... for 2,448 North American retail and wholesale seed and nursery firms; Bibliographic details for 377,083 images of 140,104 wild and cultivated plants from around the world in botanical and horticultural books and magazines from 1982 to the present; and links to expert-selected sites on growing plants in your region of Canada or the US." (Description from website.)
posted by cog_nate (5 comments total) 32 users marked this as a favorite
Wow, just the ticket, thank you. We have a yard for the first time, and I know nothing about plants.
posted by Dragonness at 9:03 AM on November 4, 2008

Reminds me somewhat of this: Seed Savers Exchange. Awesomeness.
posted by mrmojoflying at 9:35 AM on November 4, 2008

Nice TMG reference in the post title. Also, nice link, thanks!
posted by statolith at 10:39 AM on November 4, 2008

This is great! I look up this sort of information all the time. Thank you!
posted by Robert Angelo at 3:37 PM on November 4, 2008

Nice find. Thanks for posting it. Now maybe I can figure out all the plants I don't know in Oregon on my own.
posted by sleepy pete at 5:56 PM on November 4, 2008

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