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References

We rely on these sources for reliable information and use the information in the garden, the kitchen, or the in the doctor's office. They are being updated at this writing. 3/20/12

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In the Garden

PlantFacts--Home Gardening Search Engine

PlantFacts -- Ornamental Master ListA subset that allows you to select the type of plant: tree, shrub, perennial, bulb, etc.

Michigan Master Plant Index -- The mother of extension services plant information for the home gardener has been retired! I think it served as the primary source of PlantFacts (above), so half the links on that site are dead.

Univ. of Connecticut Database

Oregon State Landscape PlantsA very comprehensive list!

USDA Cooperative Extension Services Homepage
Extension Service (Cornell Univ.)
Extension Service (Florida)
Extension Service (Nebraska)
Extension Service (No. Carolina Univ.)
Extension Service (Clemson Univ.)
Extension Service (Virginia)
Extension Service (North Carolina State)
Herb & Garden Index - Common Names (US Natl. Library of Medicine) for Herbal Data
Insects -  Images - IPM (Iowa State)

Butterfly Gardening (Florida)

Fedco Seeds (Organic, Open-Pollinated, Heirloom)
Johnny's Seeds (Organic, Heirlooms, On-Line Ordering)
Chile Pepper Institute (NM State Univ. - Seeds, Images, and Resources)
Seed Savers Exchange (Iowa)
Seeds of Change (New Mexico)

Horticultural and Botanical

Missouri Botanical Gardens Look for Plant Finder

New York Botanical Gardens
Pocket Gardener (Ohio State Univ.            --limited but very good source with graphics)

In the Doctor's Office

USEPA Envirofacts Data-By Database
USEPA Envirofacts - By Program
Surf Your Watershed --An incredibly powerful database that allows local citizens to determine the health of their local streams, rivers, lakes, and drinking water sources.
NOAA Climate Program Office, created as recently as October, 2005. Researches, educates, and coordinates international climate activities.
NOAA Air Quality Study in partnership with other  US and European agencies and research institutes and universities will soon publish a study and daily air quality pollution forecasts.  
U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention    (CDC)
Chemical Scorecard   (Environmental Defense Fund) scores polluting industries environmental records.
Chemical Database EPA/CA & EPA) finds ingredients of products and their toxicity.
Environmental Working Group tracks current issues.
ATSDR Database Tracks releases of Hazardous Substances
NIH-Consumer Health Info  (US National Institute of Health)
Harvard Med School - Consumer Info
Medicine - Alternative  (Univ. of Pittsburgh)
Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)

In the Home

Firstgov Search
American Council for Energy Efficiency Economy (ACEEE)
Consumer Information (USDOE)
USDA/NRCS Plant Database

Consumer Supported Agriculture Links  (USDA-Natl. Agric. Library)
Directory of Farmers Markets   (USDA)
Coop Directory- States (Good links)
Energy Savers   (US DOE)
National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT)
Rocky Mountain Institute
National Geographic
Science News
Michigan Land Use Institute


In the Kitchen

Canning Guide (Univ. of FL)
Nutrient Database   (USDA)
Nutrient Laboratory (USDA)
Nutrition.gov 
Harvard School of Public Health
Mayo Clinic  
Food & Nutrition Information Center (US FDA)
National Organic Program (USDA)
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

NH Products
Sanders Lobster Market, Portsmouth

Yankee Farmers Market, Warner


Warner NH

New Hampshire

USA

 

 

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