Check out some of our favourite websites for additional information on gardening.

OrganizationWhat they doWebsite
Ontario Trees and ShrubsA website dedicated to trees and shrubs that grow in Ontariohttp://ontariotrees.com
Missouri Botanical GardensGreat information on growing plantshttp://missouribotanicalgarden.org
North American Plant SocietyInformation on growing native species, plant sales, seed exchanges, workshopshttp://nanps.org
Garden ProfessorsA blog dedicated to scientific research and data.  “It’s not what we don’t know that causes us trouble, it’s what we know that ain’t so.” A quote by Will Rogers that is used to describe their mission.http://gardenprofessors.com
Carolinian CanadaA website devoted to establishing healthy ecosystems in Ontario’s Carolinian zone.http://caroliniancanada.ca
Savvy Gardeners“offers gardeners innovative solutions, novel ideas, enlightening research and a solid dose of sensible advice.”http://savvygardening.com
Ontario Horticultural AssociationThe website of the Ontario Horticultural Society.  Offers advice, education, newsletters and a listing of events.http://gardenontario.org
Canadian Wildlife FederationTheir mission is to “conserve and inspire the conservation of Canada’s wildlife and habitats for use and enjoyment of all.”http://cwf-fcf.org
Stratford Horticultural SocietyThe Stratford and District Horticultural Society was founded in 1878 and  has over 200 members of all ages and horticultural backgrounds.http://gardenstratford.org
Stratford Public GardensA list of public gardens in Stratford with maps.http://stratfordgardens.com
Gardens  in OntarioA list of some gardens to visit in Ontario.https://www.gardenvisit.com/gardens/in/canada/ontario
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower CentreThe website contains a list of over 10,000 native plant species for North America, a large selection of images (copyrighted) and plant lists, including lists for each province.http:// https://www.wildflower.org/
Pollinator Conservation Resource CentreIncludes plant lists, conservation guides, fact sheets and pollinator information. Includes information for each province.http:// https://xerces.org/pollinator-resource-center/
Bug GuideTheir mission: “Using the best resources we have access to, we are creating a knowledge base to help each other and the online community.”http://www.bugguide.net
Butterflies and mothsTheir mission: “Butterflies and Moths of North America (BAMONA) is an ambitious effort to collect, store, and share species information and occurrence data. You can participate by taking and submitting photographs of butterflies, moths, and caterpillars.”http://butterfliesandmoths.org
Insect IdentificationA list of bugs and insects that can be searched by province. An American site, but it is searchable by area.http://insectidentification.org
Forestry Service, U.S. Department of AgricultureA website dedicated to trees in the U.S. The information would also be relevant to Canada.https://www.srs.fs.usda.gov/pubs/misc/ag_654/table_of_contents.htm
Pollinator PartnershipA guide to selecting plants for pollinatorshttps://www.pollinator.org/pollinator.org/assets/generalFiles/Manitoulin.LakeSimcoe.2016.ver17.pdf