Gardening Web Resources

PGH Gardening Articles (available in highway shed)

New gardener handout (23 pages)

Gardening Tips & Articles

American intensive solar gardening
Best Spring Planting Dates for Seeds for Ithaca Sign up for reminders via email
When to Water? Cornell CSF water deficit calculator for Ithaca, NY
Guidelines for watering your garden 
Organic Vegetable Gardening (pdf file)
Using organic matter in the garden (pdf file)

Local Links

Cayuga Nature Center 
Compost Education Program
Coorperative Extension of Tompkins County
Cornell Waste Management Institute
Cornell Plantations
Cornell Soil Health
Cornell University Department of Horticulture Gardening Resources
Hot Potato Press Food news & networking in Tompkins County, NY
Ithaca Farmers Market
Ithaca Children’s Garden
Ithaca Hours
Integrated Pest Management
Groundswell Center for Local Food and Farming 

Other Web Resources

American Community Gardening Association  
Best of the Herbal Forums
City Farmer News
Glossary of Botanical Terms
Homestead Harvest – Preserving the Garden
Journey to Forever – City Farms
Marion’s organic gardening tips and tools
Organic Gardening
Organic Insect and Disease Management Resource Guide
Seed Starting Home Page
Urban Agriculture Notes
USDA’s Gardening Page (search for “community gardens” for many more resources)

Books on Gardening

Gardening When It Counts: Growing Food in Hard Times (Steve Solomon)
The Resilient Gardener: Food Production and Self Reliance in Uncertain Times (Carol Deppe)
Four Season Harvest (Elliot Coleman)
Food Not Lawns (Heather C. Flores)
Gaia’s Garden: A Guide to Home-Scale Permaculture (Toby Hemenway)
How to Grow More Vegetables *than you ever thought possible on less land than you can imagine (John Jeavons)
The Organic Gardener’s Handbook of Natural Insect and Disease Control (Eds. Barbara W. Ellis Fern Marshall Bradley; Rodale Press)
Growing 101 Herbs That Heal: Gardening Techniques, Recipes, and Remedies (Tammi Hartung)