Ontario Horticultural Association
This is the offical website of the Ontario Horticultural Association,
the umbrella organization for all the Horticultural Societies across Ontario.
This website is a rich source of information and offers
many resources for garden clubs including the OHA Trillium Newsletter.
District 2 : OHA
This is a subset of the OHA website given above. It gives news and resources specific
to District 2 in which the West Carleton Garden Club & Horticultural Society resides.
An excellent source for information about many of the Garden Clubs in OHA District 2
including a schedule of Club meetings, links to Societies, a blog, job postings,
gardening articles and guides, and much, much more.
Mark Cullen's Website
The offical website of Canada's gardening guru, Mark Cullen, is a rich repository
of gardening information with more 10,000 answers to gardening questions.
Mark publishes a free monthly newsletter, now with subscriptions over 20,000.
Master Gardeners of Ontario
Master Gardeners of Ontario, an independent non-profit organization dedicated
to helping home gardeners, are experienced gardeners who have studied horticulture
extensively and continue to upgrade their skills through technical training.
This website maintains a comprehensive list of links to websites related
to all aspects and gardening.
Master Gardeners of Ottawa-Carleton
Master Gardeners of Ottawa-Carleton is a group of volunteers in the Ottawa area
provide unbiased horticultural advice and expertise to home gardeners, at no charge.
We encourage good gardening practices. This website is another rich source of
information and links related to varied aspects of gardening in Ottawa-Carleton.
Communities in Bloom
Communities in Bloom is a Canadian non-profit organization committed to fostering
civic pride, environmental responsibility and beautification through community
involvement and the challenge of a national program, with focus on enhancing
green spaces in communities. There are sections specific to each province.
Eckman Gardening Resources
Eckman is a UK based supplier of gardening products, hardware, gardening supplies, outdoor living, and much more. This company is similar to Lee Valley but specializes almost exclusively in gardening supplies and hardware. Their website offers an excellent Resources Section with multipart articles on "The Complete Guide to Growing Your Own Organic Food" and "An Introduction to Gardening for Health and Wellbeing". Other topics in this Section will be added in the future.
Canadian Living Magazine
The Canadian Living online magazine gardening section offers many useful articles and
guides covering all aspects of gardening for the home gardener.
Ontario Gardener Magazine
A surprisingly rich source of information specific to Ontario gardening.
Noteworthy is the extensive photo Plant & Garden Guide. This site also
covers Western Canada with many overlapping gardening concerns.
This resource rich website is particularly useful regarding the design and planning
of gardens. Many answers are given in the FAQ and 'ask an expert' sections.