The internet offers access to a plethora of useful and timely information. Here are some of my favorite sites for obtaining such information about plants and their use in the landscape.
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Tested nationally & proven locally. Since 1933, this non-profit organization has been testing and introducing significantly improved new flower and vegetable varieties.
Naturally resilient plants for creating naturally beautiful landscapes. A joint educational and plant marketing program of the Missouri Department of Conservation and Missouri Department of Agriculture.
Invasive Species Early Detection & Distribution Mapping System
EDDMapS, started in 2005, proves a picture of the distribution of invasive species across the United States.
Invasive Species Management Information
Based on the Missouri Department of Conservation's Missouri Vegetation Management Manual, this MDC website section presents control recommendations for many of the most troublesome invasive, non-native plants in Missouri. Each invasive plant listing will ultimately include access to a PDF document containing an excellent FACT SHEET.
Where perennial lovers go for good dirt. An educational web-based resource provided by Walters Gardens, Inc., a leader in the herbaceous perennial industry since 1942.
ShowMe Rain Gardens
Manage Storm Water, Conserve Water Resources, Improve Water Quality.
ShowMe Rain Gardens (SMRG) is an innovative, collaborative and sustainable movement that affects the way communities and individuals understand rainwater as a resouce and manage it to generate long-term benefits for the community and the environment.