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    Famous and Notable Gardeners
    Pliny the Elder (23 AD 79 AD), Roman naturalist: wrote extensively about horticulture at that time.

    Pedanius Dioscorides (4090 AD), Greek: the author of De Materia Medica - an encyclopedia about herbal medicine that was widely read for more than 1,500 years.

    John Gerard (1545 1612), English herbalist: notable for his herbal garden and botany writing - The Herball or Generall Historie of Plantes (1597).

    Liberty Hyde Bailey (1858-1954), American: cofounder of the American Society for Horticultural Science.

    Andrew Jackson Downing (1815 1852), American landscape designer: served as the editor of The Horticulturist magazine (184652).

    Frederick Law Olmsted (1822 1903), American: considered by many to be the father of American landscape architecture.

    Luther Burbank (1849 1926), American: pioneer in agricultural science - developed more than 800 strains and varieties of plants.

    William Hooker (1785 1865), English: was the first Director of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    George Bentham (1800 1884), English: The collections found in the Kew Herbarium today are based on the collections of George Bentham and William Hooker.

    Joseph Hooker (1817 1911), British: a founder of geographical botany; was director of the Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew, for twenty years.

    John Lindley (1799 1865), English: father of orchidology.

    George Washington Carver (1864 1943), American: Development of Peanut Crops and Products.

    Gardening for Kids
    Ten Tips on Gardening with Kids
    Kids having fun with gardening and in the garden
    Horticulture for Kids
    Gardening with children - BBC
    My First Garden - A Children's Guide
    Gardening with Kids
    Garden Greenies
    Gardening for Kids
    Aggie Horticulture Just for Kids

    Famous Horticulturists Resources
    History of Horticulture - Ohio State University
    Garden History - The University of Vermont
    Famous Horticulturists Quiz
    Important collectors at Kew

    Gardening Basics for Beginners
    The Basics of Gardening
    Gardening Basics - The Garden Helper
    Gardening guides
    Hydroponic Basics
    Perennial flower gardening for beginners

    Gardening FAQs
    Gardening FAQ
    Organic Gardening FAQ Page
    Gardening with Biochar FAQ!
    Lawn & Garden Frequently Asked Questions
    FAQ - Horticultural Lighting

    Glossaries and Dictionaries
    Horticultural Terms
    Glossary of Botanical Terms
    Gardening & Horticultural Glossary - The USA Gardener
    Horticultural Glossary
    Horticulture Glossary - Plant Facts, Ohio State University

    A history of British gardening
    Smithsonian Gardens - Timeline of American Garden History
    The History of Gardening Timeline

    Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
    Garden Museum UK
    Smithsonian Gardens
    Horticulture - Royal Botanical Gardens Canada

    Horticulture on Postage Stamps
    Gardening Horticulture Issue

    Humor & Trivia
    Horticulture Quizzes & Trivia
    Horticulture Trivia
    Horticulture Quiz
    Jokes, Humor, Puns, Riddles For Gardeners and Lovers of the Green Way

    Science Fair Projects
    Plant Biology, Botany & Agriculture: Topics, Ideas, Resources and Sample Projects

    Botany & Agriculture Experiments, Labs and Background Information

    General Horticulture and Gardening Resources
    Horticulture - University of Illinois
    Rain Barrel Information and Sources - King County Department of Natural Resources and Parks
    Home Lawns - Washington State University
    Gardening - Exploratorium
    Gardening Information: Brooklyn Botanic Garden
    Internet Orchid Species Photo Encyclopedia
    Gardens for Beginners
    Gardening Guides - BBC
    The History of Gardening Timeline
    Agriculture and Gardening Timeline
    Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew: Home Page
    Home Gardening - Cornell University
    American Iris Society

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