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ASSOCIATIONS

National Park Foundation
P.O. Box 57473
Washington, DC 20037
(202) 785-4500
Web site: http://www.nationalparks.org
This nonprofit organization is dedicated to preserving national parks and keeping them safe and attractive. The Web site includes a section about job opportunities. Check it out!

Professional Grounds Management Society
720 Light Street
Baltimore, MD 21230
(800) 609-7467
Web site: http://www.pgms.org
This organization provides information on professional grounds management, with a focus on environmental awareness and keeping the earth healthy and safe.

WEB SITES

Gardening.com
http://www.gardening.com
This online magazine contains information on many different aspects of gardening. You'll learn different methods of growing plants and flowers, and get tips on improving your garden. You can even sign up for a free gardening.com newsletter.

Gardening for Kids Theme Page
http://www.cln.org/themes/gardening.xmll
This Web site has fun tips and projects for kids to learn more about gardening. It includes tips for starting your own garden and links to other sites to learn even more.

Gardenseeker
http://www.gardenseeker.com
This online database contains lots of information on gardening, including an online magazine with tips and articles relating to gardening.

BOOKS

Davis, Becke, Daria Price Bowman, and Harriet Cramer. Garden Blueprints: 25 Easy-to-Follow Designs for Beautiful Landscapes. London: Metro Books, 2000.
Gardeners looking to build a garden will find plans, instructions, and ideas for creating designs for their gardens in this book.

Freeman, Mark. Building Your Own Greenhouse. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 1997.
This book provides instructions and information about building a greenhouse. It also features examples of different greenhouse structures.

Nash, Helen. Plants for Water Gardens: The Complete Guide to Aquatic Plants. New York: Sterling Publishing Company, Incorporated, 1999.
This detailed manual provides information on aquatic plants and water gardens. It includes directions for choosing and caring for aquatic plants.

Sanders, Kay, and Mary Helen Schiltz. Better Homes and Gardens Home Landscaping: Plants, Projects, and Ideas for Your Yard. Des Moines, IA: Meredith Books, 1996.
If you're looking for instructions and ideas for your own home garden, look no further. This book provides tips and detailed information regarding home landscaping.

Van Hazinga, Cynthia. Flower Gardening Secrets: Sensible Advice from Seasoned Gardeners. Alexandria, VA: Time-Life, Incorporated, 1997.
The gardening enthusiast will enjoy the tips and advice this book offers on home gardening.

PERIODICALS

Better Homes and Gardens
P.O. Box 37429
Boone, IA 50037-0429
Web site: http://www.bhg.com
This is a monthly publication dedicated to the improvement of your home and garden. It includes pictures and guides to helpful projects to beautify and improve your home.

Fine Gardening
The Taunton Press, Inc.
63 South Main Street
Newtown, CT 06470
Web site: http://www.taunton.com/fg
Fine Gardening is a magazine for people who love gardening. It includes tips on improving your garden, as well as information to help you improve your gardening knowledge.

Flower & Garden
(800) 878-7855
Web site: http://www.flowerandgardenmag.com
If you need information or advice about growing your own garden or flowers, this magazine provides tips and articles that can help you.

Growing Edge
P.O. Box 1027
Corvallis, OR 97339-1027
Web site: http://www.growingedge.com
This magazine focuses on the different methods of growing things, such as hydroponics. It includes articles that focus on the newest and best ways to cultivate your garden.

VIDEOS

Container Gardening from the Ground Up (1997)
If you don't have a lot of space to start a garden, this tape will teach you all you need to know to start a container garden.

How to Grow Plants in a Greenhouse
This video focuses on greenhouse growing techniques. It is ideal for those whose main interest is greenhouse growing.

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