Some of our favorite links....
there's lots of great information on these sites. If they grow it, we can probably get it for you. They do not sell retail.
Two of the best websites around, with lots of great pictures: Monterey Bay Nursery and
Our main supplier of fruit trees: L.E. Cooke Co. Learn about new ideas in backyard orchard culture from Dave Wilson Nursery
Our citrus supplier: Four Winds Growers (yes, they do sell mail-order).
Organizations and educational links:
UC Davis' great Integrated Pest Management website, and their weather station info from all over California
University websites with information about insects:
California's nursery association
The American Bamboo Society
Is that plant poisonous? Find out at the California Poison Control System website!
For information about unusual fruit varieties, try The California Rare Fruit Growers
For lots of information about garlic, visit The Gourmet Garlic Gardens web site.
Talk to other gardeners and professionals at gardening forum boards at the GardenWeb
Our buddy, Farmer Fred, has lots of great tips for the Sacramento Valley. Fred Hoffman can be heard at 650 on the AM radio dial from 10 - 12 on Sunday mornings.
Entomologist and rosarian Baldo Villegas has a very informative website with lots of great pictures about Roses and Bugs
Some botanical gardens in California:
Quail Botanical Garden, Encinitas, CA
Bamboo Garden at Foothill College
San Francisco Zoo, San Francisco, CA
The Strybing Arboretum, San Francisco
Hakone Gardens, Saratoga CA
The Japanese Tea Garden, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco CA
© 2008 Don Shor, Redwood Barn Nursery, Inc., 1607 Fifth Street, Davis, Ca 95616
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