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Botany Resources for Gardeners


I am preparing to teach Master Gardeners trainees all about botany and found these useful resources. Peruse them and see how fun botany can be!

Websites:
  1. Colorado State University Master Gardener Training Online (free)
    http://www.cmg.colostate.edu/gardennotes.shtml
    Scroll down to see specific lessons on botany and more
  2. Botany Basics: Oregon Master Gardener Website (fee basded) http://extension.oregonstate.edu/mg/botany/
  3. Botany Handbook for Florida - Publication #SSENH901 http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/mg012
  4. USDA PLANTS Database http://Plants.usda.gov
  5. Botany links on University of Illinois Extension Master Gardener-Chicago website
    http://extension.illinois.edu/mglinks/botany.cfm
  6. Environmental Concerns links on University of Illinois Extension Master Gardener-Chicago website
    http://extension.illinois.edu/mglinks/envconcerns.cfm
  7. Plants That Cause Skin Irritation
    https://web.extension.illinois.edu/jsw/downloads/PlantsThatCauseSkinIrritationFactSheet.pdf
  8. Common Invasive Plant Species in Northeastern Illinois
    http://www.barringtonhills-il.gov/pdf/conservastion/Conservation_CommonInvasivesInNEIL.pdf
  9. Invasive Plants of East Central Illinois https://web.extension.illinois.edu/cfiv/downloads/48917.pdf

 

Book:
Botany for Gardeners...An Introduction and Guide, by Brian Capon



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