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Gardening Blogs, Websites and Facebook

Have a question? Curious or need to learn more? Want to share tips? The following gardening blogs, websites and Facebook pages are a good place to start! You can directly access these businesses/subject by clicking on their names.

Placerville Garden Club, Facebook

The Placerville Garden Club provides members on Facebook an opportunity to share projects and plants, ask questions and even participate in online contests.  Check us out.

Gardening Know How

They're on a mission to turn the whole world into gardeners. They have gathered some of the world’s most knowledgeable gardening experts, and are giving you the chance to learn straight from them. You can also check them out on their Facebook page.

USDA Planting Hardiness Zone Map

Not sure which plants are appropriate for your property?  This map will help you determine this. 

Sunset's Gardening Basics

Learn how to start your own home garden with our expert gardening tips and more.

Driving Miss Viola

Follow El Dorado County Master Gardener Sheri Burke as she visits nurseries (over 250+ and still counting) throughout our area, picking-up design tips, and how-tos (per University of California guidelines so all information is researched base).  Sheri likes to share information on plants she has found, some of which may be on view at Placerville's Sherwood Demonstration Garden, where she serves as Chairwoman.

It's All About Flowers

Placerville Garden Club member Linda Fuller shares her passion for flowers of all kinds. Visit her website for flowers to love, gifts to give, gardens to visit, and nurseries to frequent.

Create My Garden

Alicia DeVore helps new and experienced gardeners realize their vegetable gardening dreams and potential through various resources found on her website along with specialized onsite help. She works with clients creating, designing, coaching, & teaching how to grow a successful garden.

Alden Lane Nursery Garden Care Guides

A creative nursery & gift shop located in Livermore, CA, this nursery also offers great online care information on a variety of favorite plants.
California Toxic Plants
For those of us with pets and little ones, here is a comprehensive site about toxic plants found wild and in nurseries.
Gardener's Supply Company

From solutions for most every gardening challenge to friendly, knowledgeable advice: design and develop innovative products, manage test gardens, maintain an extensive how-to library, and a team of down-to-earth gardeners ready to tackle your every question.  Products for composting, weather protection, water conservation, organic gardening, and physically limited gardeners prove to be the most popular.  Also known as America's Gardening Resource, Gardener's Supply is a 100% employee-owned gardening company based in Vermont.  Here you'll find all the tools, supplies, raised beds, pots, planters, supports, seeds and plants for a successful vegetable or flower garden.

Through partnerships with gardening experts, landscape designers, photographers, and leading brands, offers reliable information for gardeners of all levels—and for gardens of all shapes and sizes.  Find in-depth information on gardening basics and how-to’s, plant care and growing guides, design ideas and inspiration, solutions to common garden problems, online events and learning opportunities, garden travel, and more.

Article on growing fragrant herbs as well as for other purposes.

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