Welcome to our bountiful garden of resources! Explore our carefully curated collection of plant care guides, gardening tools, and valuable references to nurture your green thumb. From comprehensive how-to articles to downloadable materials, we have everything you need to elevate your plant-loving experience and cultivate thriving green spaces.

Plant ID Information

Plant List of Attributes, Names, Taxonomy, and Symbols. The PLANTS Database provides standardized information about the vascular plants, mosses, liverworts, hornworts, and lichens of the U.S. and its territories.

Plant Encyclopedia (

Better Home and Gardens has a great encyclopedia on common garden plants.

PictureThis – Plant Identifier App | Plant Identification Online (

This is one of my favorite tools I keep on my phone. They have a free and a paid option. I used it so often and loved all the extra features they have that I pay for the full version and several of my friends do also. It can help you to identify plants by taking or uploading photos of them. It is almost always spot on. It also has other ID features like identifying insects, rocks, and more. It also features an amazing social sharing plugin giving you several ways to save or share your plant ID’s. 


When to Plant Vegetables: The Garden Planting Calendar –

– Look up your location specific planting guide for your vegetable garden.

USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map | Planting Zones Map USA –

– Find your locations hardiness zone to know what plants can survive and thrive in your area.

Gardening Tips, Planting Calendar, Frost Dates, and More | The Old Farmer’s Almanac

The Almanac website is one of my favorite online resources for gardening information. They also have a garden builder application to help you plan and lay out your garden spaces.



Local Groups

Join plant groups in your local communities to gain more insight into location specific plant species, pests, growing conditions, etc. You would be surprised the amount of information you will find by posting a question to a local community Facebook group or discussion board.

Gardening Clubs and Organizations

A big thing I would recommend is joining a gardening club. They are out there and you would be surprised by how much you can learn and grow from these organizations. Try seeing if your local extension office has a club focused on gardening or your interests.


Gardening and growing plants can be lots of fun, but it can also be a bummer when you are first starting out. A lot of people get discouraged because they think they have a brown thumb. I truly believe they are just misguided. Equipped with the right information and care tips, anyone can be a master at plants and gardening.