Internet Resources - Plants
- U.S. Fish and Wildlife's Endangered Species
Gives status of endangered and threatened species in the United States. There is a good kids section. Shows photos.
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- Dave's Garden
Comprehensive site that includes advice, forums, plant and insect databases, seed and plant exchange.
Browse related subjects: Gardening, Pests, Plants, Seeds
Incredible listing of good science sites.
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- Seed Savers Exchange
Nonprofit organization that saves and shares the heirloom seeds of our garden heritage. A network of people committed to collecting, conserving and sharing heirloom seeds and plants. Sells certified organic heirloom seeds and plants by mail.
Browse related subjects: Gardening, Plants, Seeds
- Water Smart Gardening in Santa Cruz County
This free online gardening tool was created by the Water Conservation Coalition of Santa Cruz County especially for our diverse local climate. It allows you to view beautiful local gardens for design ideas, use interactive tools to design your garden, evaluate hundreds of plant species and make a plant list, learn how to reduce landscape water use, and prevent and solve pest problems with less-toxic methods.
Browse related subjects: California, Do-It-Yourself, Environment, Gardening, Horticulture, Pests, Plants, Santa Cruz County, Seeds
Did You Know?
California's Great Seal
The Great Seal, the earliest California symbol, was adopted by the Constitutional Convention on October 2, 1849. It was designed by Major Robert S. Garnett, who was an army officer stationed in Monterey. The current official seal is the fourth design, standardized in 1937.
Pictured in the Great Seal: