The Virtual Allotment

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<title>The Virtual Allotment</title> <h1>The Virtual Allotment</h1>

Don't think of the Net as a super highway; it's more of a virtual allotment and it's not for netsurfing, but netpottering.<p>

<i>Guardian, Online section,</i> 28.07.94

<h2><strong>Botanic gardens</strong></h2> <ul> <li><a href="">Australian National Botanic Gardens</a> <li><a href="">Brooklyn Botanic Garden</a> <li><a href="">Georgeson Botanical Garden</a> <LI>Worn out from too much net surfing? Take a break in the <A HREF=" ">Hypergarden</A>, an installation of virtual garden spaces to relax in. <li><a href="">Missouri Botanic Garden</a> <li><a href="">Pukeiti Rhododendron Trust</a> <li><a href="">Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew</a> <li><a href="">University of Conneticut</a> <li><a href="gopher://">University of Delaware Botanic Gardens</a> <LI><A HREF="">University of Florida Herbarium </A> <li><a href="">Botany Department at the University of Georgia</a> </ul>

<h2><strong>Catalogues</strong></h2> <ul> <li><a href="">Books that work</a> <li><a href="">Cindy's List</a> <LI><A HREF="">CMI</A> <li><a href="">Garden Gate: The Garden Center </a> <li><a href="">Gardener's Supply Company</a> <li><a href="">Gourmet Gardener </a> <li><a href="">InfoVID Outlet - Gardening & Flowers</a> <LI>Johnny's Selected Seeds - for catalogue send your POSTAL address to <A HREF=""></A> <LI><A HREF="">Klehm Nursery</A> <li><a href="telnet://">New York Botanical Gardens Library [Log in as 'library']</a> <LI>Richters Seeds - for information email <A HREF=""></A> <LI><A HREF="">Southern Perennials and Herbs (Mike Bridges)</A> <LI><A HREF="">Sunshine Farm & Gardens (Barry Glick)</A> <LI><A HREF="">Vengers orchids</A> [not found 07/05/95] </ul>

<H2>Discussion Lists</H2>

<A HREF="">Mailing Lists for Gardeners</A> - an extensive list of gardening-related lists <DL> <DT>Alpines (ALPINE-L) <DD> <DT>Aroids (AROID-L) <DD>LISTPROC@MOBOT.ORG <DT>Home Composting Discussion List (COMPOST) <DD> <DT>Herbs <DD> <DD>LISTSERV @VM.EGE.EDU.TR <DD>LISTSERV@TREARN.BITNET <DT>Hobby greenhouses (HGA-L) <DD>LISTSERV@ULKYVM.LOUISVILLE.EDU <DT> Virginia Extension office (Hort-L) <DD>LISTSERV@VTVM1.CC.VT.EDU <DT>Residential Gardening (RES-GARD) <DD>LISTSERV@TAMVM1.TAMU.EDU </DL>

<h2><strong>Journals</strong></h2> <ul> <LI><A HREF=" ">The Arid Lands Newsletter </A> <LI><A HREF="">The Cyber-Plantsman</A> <li><a href="gopher://">The Growing EDGE</a> <li><a href="">Homeground</a> <li><a href="telnet://">Horticultural Engineering Newsletter</a> (Login using your 2 letter state abbreviation) <li><a href="">Southern Living</a> <li><a href="">Sunset - Regional Magazine on Western Gardening</a> </ul>

<H2><STRONG>Organic farming/gardening</STRONG></H2> <UL> <LI><A HREF="">Noah's Ark</A> </UL>

<h2><strong>General Resources</strong></h2> <ul> <li><a href="">Common Weights And Measures - Common U.S. and Metric equivalents</a> <LI><A HREF="">GardenNet</A> <li><a href="">The Garden Spider's Web</a> <LI><A HREF="">German horticulture server</A> [not found 07/05/95] <LI><a href="">Horticulture in Virtual Perspective</a> - provide multimedia reference materials about horticulture and information on current programs and courses being offered at Ohio State University <li><a href="">Master Gardener</a> <li><a href="">Michigan State University Extension - Home Horticulture</a> <li><a href="gopher://">Missouri Extension Service Horticulture Guides</a> <li><a href="">Nebraska Horticulture Facts</a> <LI><A HREF="">North American Plant Preservation Council</A> <li><a href="">North Carolina State University Horticultural Information </a> <li><a href="gopher://">PENPages</a> - Penn State University College of Agriculture <LI><A HREF="">Stony Brook HSC Library</A> <LI><A HREF="">Texas A & M Horticultural Programme</A> <li><a href="">TIME LIFE Complete Gardener Encyclopedia </a> <li><a href="">USDA Zone Finder</a> <li><a href="">Virtual garden</a> <LI><A HREF="">Landcape architecture</A> </ul>

<h2><strong>Freenets & Community Networks</strong></h2> <ul> <LI><A HREF="">The Garden Gate</A><BR> (also at: <A HREF=""></A>)<BR> <li><a href="telnet://">Heartland Regional Network (Peoria, Illinois).</a> [login as "bbguest"]Check the "home and garden center" for information about gardening. </ul>

<h2><strong>Garden Pictures</strong></h2> <ul> <li><a href="">DIVA (Digital Images for the Visual Arts) - Gardens & landscape design</a> <li><a href="">Boboli </a> John Singer Sargent 1907; purchased by the Brooklyn Museum in 1909; The title refers to gardens in the Palazzo Pitti in Florence <li><a href="">Flowers pictures archive</a> <LI><A HREF="">Gallery</A>[not found 07/05/95] <LI><A HREF="gopher://">Images</A> </ul> <H2>Specific Plant Groups</H2> Arranged according to DDC 20<BR> <H3>582.16 - Trees</H3> <A HREF="">British Trees</A> <H3>583.111 - Ranales</H3> <A HREF="">International Waterlily Society</A> <H3>583.166 - Theales</H3> <A HREF=" ">International Camellia Society</A> - Taxonomy, culture, propagation and research on the genus Camellia. <H3>583.37 - Rosales</H3><BR> <H4>583.372 - Rosaceae</H4> The <a href="">Rose FAQ</a> <BR> <a href="">Strawberry Fields</a> <H3>587.397 - Cuoniales</H3> <A HREF="">Hydrangea home page</A> <H3>583.62 - Ericales</H3> <a href="">Pukeiti Rhododendron Trust</a> <H3>584.32 - Liliales</H3> <H4>584.323 - Liliaceae</H4> <a href="">Daylilies Online </a>(An Experimental Project)<BR>

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