Resources Page- some awesome books/reference materials:

On my bookshelf:

Appleton, B. L. and L.T.Chaplin. 2001. New York/Mid-Atlantic Gardeners Book of Lists. Cooper Square Publishers, New York, NY

Armitage, Allan M. 2008. Herbaceous Perennial Plants, 3rd ed. Stipes Publishing, Champaign, IL

Armitage, Allan M. 2006. Armitage’s Native Plants for North American Gardens. Timber Press, Portland, OR

Avent, Tony. 2003. So You Want Start a Nursery. Timber Press, Portland, OR

Case, Frederick W. and Roberta B. 1997. Trilliums. Timber Press. Portland, OR

Chaplin, Lois Trigg. 1994. Southern Gardener=s Book of Lists. Taylor Trade Publishing. New York,  NY

Chase, A.R., M. Daughtrey and Gary W. Simone. 1995. Diseases of Annuals and Perennials. Ball Publishing. Batavia, IL

Cullina, William. 2000. Growing and Propagating Wildflowers in the U.S. and Canada. Houghton Mifflin. New York, NY

Darke, Rick. 2007. The Encyclopedia of Grasses for Livable Landscapes. Timber Press. Portland, OR

Dirr, Michael A. 2009. Manual of Woody Landscape Plants, 6th ed. Stipes Publishing, Champaign, IL

DiSabato-Aust, Tracy. 2006. The Well Tended Perennial Garden. 2nd ed. Expanded. Timber Press. Portland, OR

Mickel, John T. 2003. Ferns for American Gardens. Timber Press. Portland, OR

Schmid, W. George. 2002. An Encyclopedia of Shade Perennials . Timber Press, Portland, OR

Stearn, William T. 2002. The Genus Epimedium . University of Chicago Press. Chicago, IL

Wilson, Jim. 2009. Home Grown Vegetables, Fruits and Herbs. Creative Homeowner Press. Saddle River, NJ

Zilis, Mark R. 2009. The Hostapedia. Q & Z Nursery, Inc., Rochelle IL


Ball Horticulture, Inc. (wholesale), 622 Town Rd., West Chicago, IL

Blue Bird Nursery (wholesale), 519 Bryan St., Clarkson, NE 68629

Brent & Becky=s Bulbs, 7900 Daffodil Lane, Gloucester, VA 23061

W. Atlee Burpee & Co., 300 Park Avenue, Warminster, PA 18974

Jelitto Seed (wholesale), 125 Chenoweth Lane, Suite 301, Louisville, KY 40207

Johnny=s Selected Seed, 955 Benton Ave., Winslow, ME 04901

Niche Gardens, 1111 Dawson Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27516

Park Seed Co., 1 Parkton Ave., Greenwood, SC 29647

Plant Delights Nursery, Inc., 9241 Sauls Road, Raleigh, NC 27603

Song Sparrow Perennial Farm, 13101 E. Rye Rd., Avalon, Wisconsin 53505

Sunlight Gardens Nursery, 174 Golden Lane, Andersonville, TN 37705

Terra Nova Nursery (wholesale), PO Box 23938, Tigard, OR 97281


The American Gardener

American Nurseryman

Birds & Blooms

Fine Gardening

The Garden Gate

Greenhouse Grower

GM Pro (Greenhouse Management)


NM Pro (Nursery Management)

Southern Living