Our Favorite Informative Websites

"Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions."  Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

Hang Ten! Improve Your Surfing

The internet offers answers to virtually every question imaginable, but finding a reliable source of correct and current information is often difficult and frustrating. Hopefully the lists below will make it a bit easier for you to find the gardening or nature related information you are looking for. Happy surfing!

Nature Related Websites

Native Plant Websites

Mushroom Websites

  • Mushroom Observer - A great site to help with fungi identification
  • Learn Your Land  - MORE THAN EXCELLENT, WITH OVER 100 EXCEPTIONALLY WELL DONE AD-FREE VIDEOS  If you are interested in plant and mushroom identification, wild food harvesting, nutritional and medicinal components of wild foods, and the benefits of nature connection, look no further than Learn Your Land. 

Gardening Websites

Natural Garden Pest Control

   Thanks to Grant C. from Six Brothers Pest Control for contacting us with a link to this webpage. We rarely share links to commercial websites, but with the lack of popups and ads, and the high quality of the natural pest control info on this page, we made an exception.

  • Tackling Garden Pests Naturally  Highly Recommended! If you want to learn how to identify the insects that are eating your plants, and how control them naturally, this webpage is for you!

Gardening With Children

Thanks to the Girl Scout Troop from California who inspired me to add this 'Gardening With Children' section and other links above to this page.

Composting Websites

Thanks to Dakota for sending me a page of gardening resource links.

I included a few of her links in the above sections, and two of her links

in our new Dakota-inspired 'Composting' section below.

Birds and Wildlife in Your Yard

Thanks to middle schooler, Noah, and his STEM teacher Josephine, for sharing this excellent webpage with multiple links to info on identifying all types of wildlife; from frogs, toads and reptiles, to owls, birds, and mammals.

There are also links to information on WHAT TO DO, OR NOT DO,

if you happen to find a baby animal in your travels. 

NoteIf you know of a website that you think is worth listing here,

 Please send us the link. We would love to share it on our website.


BE AWARE: We usually will not share links to websites with commercial advertising.