More Gardening Resources

These are some web resources that Mercer County MGs find informative.

  • Extension refers to University Cooperative Extensions like our own Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Mercer County.
  • Looking for a particular topic like: Insect or ID or Vegetable or Weed. Click the Search box, then enter the topic. The Search works on the table below and does not search the sites.
  • Browse the sites as they often offer a lot more information than what is noted under topic.
  • Tip: When looking for information from Google try limiting searches to educational or organizational sites:
    1. what is a nematode site:edu
    2. trees for the northeast site:edu OR site:org
TopicWebsite
Plants Rated by Deer ResistanceRutgers Extension: Plants Rated by Deer Resistance
Lawn & Garden Fact SheetsRutgers Extension
Home & Garden InformationUniversity of Maryland Extension
Home & Garden PublicationsUniversity of Maryland Extension
Lawn & TurfCornell: Turf
Tick Information & IDTick Encounter Resource Center
Plant & Insect IDCornell University Extension
Yard, Garden & InsectIowa State Extension
Trees, Lawns & LandscapingPenn State Extension
Control of Ornamental DiseasesVirginia Tech Extension
Plant Disease Fact SheetsCornell University Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic
Plants, Insects & DiseasesClemson University Extension (South Carolina)
Home Growers InformationUniversity of Kentucky Extension
Fact Sheets & Plant GuidesUSDA Plant Database
Lawn & GardenVirginia Tech Extension
Gardens & GardeningMissouri Botanical Garden
Plant Finder with Plant InfoMissouri Botanical Garden: Plant Finder
Plant IDIdentify that Plant
Insect AdvicePenn State Extension: Entomology
Insect GuideBug Guide
Insect IDInsect Identification
Insects & Diseases they TransmitRutgers Center for Vector Biology
Soil HealthOhio State Extension
SoilIllinois Extension
Tree IDVirginia Tech Basics of Tree ID
Native PlantsNative Plant Society of NJ
Native PlantsChoose Natives
Native PlantsD&R Greenway Land Trust: Native plants
Native PlantsNY Botanical: Native Plant Garden
NJ PlantsUSDA: NJ Plants
WildflowersLady Bird Johnson: Plant Finder
WeedsRutgers Extension: NJ Weed Gallery
WeedsCornell Extension: Weed Management
InvasivesNJ Invasive Species Strike Team
HerbsIllinois Extension: Herbs
VegetablesRutgers Extension: Vegetable & Herb
VegetablesRutgers Extension: Planning a Vegetable Garden
VegetablesUniversity of Maryland Extension: Vegetable
VegetablesUniversity of Massachusetts Home Lawn & Garden
VegetablesJersey Grown, NJ Dep of Agriculture
Bees & Other PollinatorsGreat Pollinator Project
Bees, Pollinators & SunflowersThe Great Sunflower Project
Native Bee Benefits for NJ & PANative Bee Benefits (NJ & PA)
EnvironmentSustainable Princeton
EnvironmentJersey-Friendly Yard
Garden Societies & PublicationsAmerican Horticultural Society
Boxwood with Info on BlightAmerican Boxwood Societ/
Iris EncyclopediaAmerican Iris Society
NJ Snakes, Turtles & moreFish & Wildlife Field Guide for NJ Reptiles and Amphibians
BlogMargaret Roach: A Way to Garden
BlogLinda Chalker Scott: Washington State
BlogThomas Rainer: Landscape of Meaning