Here are links to a few trusted contacts and merchants within the field of horticulture:
nurseries / garden centers
(Bethesda, MD and Great Falls, VA)
Ed's Plant World
(Kensington, MD; Olney, MD; and Washington, DC)
products and supplies
(quality garden tools, widely available)
Gardener's Supply Company
Thermacell Mosquito Repellant
books, press and television
(New York, NY)
Fox News "In the Garden"
(WTTG Washington, DC)
Capital Community News
(publishers of DC-area papers Hill Rag and DC North)
Greenhouse Gardening Guide
A Homeowners Resource Guide to Lawn and Gardens
Potomac Hosta Club
(DC metro area. Activities include plant sales, speakers, and garden tours)
gardening for kids
Garden Basics for Kids
Flowers, Plants, and Gardening: For Kids!
does gardening projects as part of after-school counseling.
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