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Internet Gardening Sites

A listing of some of the sites that we think are interesting and useful.  If you have some favorite gardening sites that you'd like to share, send us email with a brief description of the site and its URL, to HumeSeeds@aol.com.  Please note that we are not necessarily endorsing the companies, products or opinions that are part of the sites.  We just think the sites may be of interest to you.

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Informational Sites

These sites have a generally high informational content.

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Commercial Sites

  • A Bird's World.com - A great source for "Premium Birding Products".  They donate a part of their profits to charity.
  • Cascade Compost - A great source for compost in Western Washington.
  • Close to Infinity - Home of the Brunton Macroscope that is advertised on Ed's radio program.
  • Free Trees and Plants - Website of Garden writer and photographer Cheryl Richter.  Ms. Richter finds unsold trees and plants and hires disabled workers to package them. She then sends the plants to anyone who reserves them for the cost of shipping and handling.
  • Garden Expressions - A site selling artistic garden accessories.
  • Gardener's Paradise - A site with some general gardening tips.
  • Golden Harvest Web Site - This site has lots of information about natural remedies for garden problems, companion planting, organic gardening and links to other gardening sites.
  • Hume Seed Finder - Useful seed planting tool.  Not affiliated with Ed Hume Seeds
  • Molbaks - A full service retail nursery in the Pacific NW.  Yes, they carry our seeds.
  • Plantea Website - Need more information about the Plantea you bought from our seed rack? or maybe just larger quantities?  or just some info about growing in a truly cool climate (Alaska)?  Try this website created by the Marion Owen.
  • Scarecrow Motion Activated Sprinklers - These are the sprinklers Ed has talked about on his radio show that keep animals out of your garden.
  • Sky Nursery - A full service retail nursery in the Pacific NW.  Yes, they carry our seeds.
  • Steelabilia - Metal garden art and trellises.
  • What's Cooking America - Edible Flowers - A great spot to get recipes that use edible flowers.  Be sure to read their guidelines on eating flowers, first.
  • Windmill Nursery- A local NW Nursery.  Yes, they do carry our seeds.
  • YourGarden.com - A general gardening site with articles from The English Garden Magazine and Garden Ideas Magazine.  Also includes a humor section and a shopping area.
  • See why daylilies are the perfect perennial. - Daylilies, native of the orient are perfect for ornamental gardens, container gardening, perennial landscaping and much more.
  • Windowbox.com - A source for the information and supplies you need to grow flowers, vegetables, and herbs in any container on your porch, deck, terrace, patio, or windowsill.
  • More custom designs at the Seed Genie

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Non-Gardening Sites

  • Northwest Harvest - Fighting Hunger in Washington State since 1967.
  • TESC - The Evergreen State College.
  • Second Nature Software - Makers of Slide Show: a great screen saver and background changer program.  All of their after tax profits go to charitable organizations like The Nature Conservancy.  
  • February Paper - Suppliers of specialty and art paper.  Many of the backgrounds on this site (including this one) are scans of their paper.
  • South Passage Outfitters - Just across from Glacier Bay, the place for outdoor enthusiasts and adventurers to experience the real Alaska.

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Search Sites

  • Open Directory Project - The Open Directory Project is the largest, most comprehensive human-edited directory of the Web. It is constructed and maintained by a vast, global community of volunteer editors.

  • AgriSurf - The farmer's search engine.

  • Buyer's Index - The best search engine for Web and Catalog shopping

  • Google - This search engine has more of the web indexed than any of the others.

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