Gardening Resources

Websites & Podcasts for General Gardening Know-How

A Way to Garden: website dedicated to organic gardening published by Margaret Roach.
• https://awaytogarden.com

Joe the Gardener – published by Joe Lamp’l, nationally known gardening expert and media professional. Website, podcast, PBS show
https://joegardener.com
https://www.growingagreenerworld.com

You Bet Your Garden – Mike McGrath, former editor in chief of “Organic Gardening;” Podcast available through the Apple Podcast app
https://www.wlvt.org/television/you-bet-your-garden/

Fruition Seeds – organic seeds and educational materials
https://www.myfruitionseeds.com

Natureworks – local shop in Northford that sells plants, runs classes and hosts a blog
https://naturework.com


Plant identification and Insect information

Uconn Home and Garden Education Center
http://www.ladybug.uconn.edu

Connecticut Invasive Plant Working Group
https://cipwg.uconn.edu

Helping Pollinators – USDA National Resources Conservation Service
https://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/site/national/home/

Connecticut Botanical Society
http://www.ct-botanical-society.org


Soil Testing

The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station – free soil testing
https://portal.ct.gov/caes

Uconn Soil Testing Lab – $12/sample
http://www.soiltest.uconn.edu/sampling.php

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