Horticulture Resources

college GardensAcademic Search Complete - Ebsco
Biological and Agr Index Plus
Encyclopedia Britannica
Information Please Encyclopedia
Lexis Nexis
Newspaper Source Plus
New York Times Historical 1851-2008
New York Times 1980-present
Proquest - All Databases
Proquest Newspapers
Science Direct

General Websites

  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
    Find information about the program. Under heading of Agriculture, find links on landscape horticulture, consumer horticulture, and urban horticulture.

  • Dept. of Horticulture @ Cornell
    An interesting collection of featured sites.

  • NC State University Cooperative Extension - Horticulture Information http://wilkes.ces.ncsu.edu/2012/09/horticulture-information-on-the-internet/ 

  • OSU WebGarden
    Ohio State Univ. has a number of great resources here. Two are the Plant Dictionary, designed to compliment the program, and Factsheet Database, made up of "guides for answering pl ant-related questions... Over 20,000 pages of Extension fact sheets and bulletins provide a concentrated source of plant-related information."

  • USDA Economic Research Service
    Search under the terms "Floriculture and Environmental Horticulture" for federal information about industry growth rates, net income, and much more.


  • American Horticultural Society
    Access events, membership info, a heat zone map (searchable by zip code), and partial text of American Gardener Magazine.

  • American Hort
    Consolidation of ANLA and OFA. Find industry info, a legislative center, publications to purchase (very expensive), and more.

  • American Society for Horticultural Science
    "The American Society for Horticultural Science promotes and encourages scientific research and education in horticulture within the United States and throughout the world." Over 4,500 members. Membership info, subcription info for their journals, conference info, and a career center.

  • American Society of Landscape Architects
    Based in Washington DC, this national organiations website contains member info, a job site, a list of publications, a sections for students, and much more.

  • Society of American Florists
    Member info, news briefs, Capitol Hill Watch, and Floral Facts, among other topics.


  • Horticulture & Home Pest News
    The electronic version of this newsletter is published by the Department of Entomology, Iowa State University. Well indexed, 1992-present.

  • Horticulture Magazine Online
    This online version cont ains limited text of current issue and full text of past issues. Subscribe for the full content.