Need Inspiration or Gardening Help? These Online Resources Have You Covered!
By Nita-Jo Rountree
Heronswood Garden—Because Heronswood Garden is currently closed, Dan Hinkley is making weekly videos called “Bark-a-lounger Botanists,” showcasing plants at Heronswood and Windcliff (Dan’s personal garden). Dan gives a complete description of every plant shown. What an education!
Longfield Gardens—A very good mail-order company that has a wealth of blogs on their website on a wide variety of topics.
FloraTube—Fabulous British gardening videos including “Gardener’s World” with Monty Don.
Fine Gardening Magazine—On their website, they have a wealth of gardening articles and pictures. They also have a weekly blog, “Let’s argue about plants.”
Great Plant Picks—Features plants that are proven performers in the Pacific Northwest.
Egardengo.com—Darcy Daniels is a Portland-based garden designer who has created the most amazing website. She features plants, planting combos, and garden design, all beautifully illustrated with photos and drawings. You could spend a lifetime reading all the information presented on this website.