uk Information on the National Gardens Scheme (NGS), more commonly known as the "Yellow Book", which enables plant lovers and the plain curious to enter 3,600 mainly private gardens for a charitable donation. Tap in your postcode and you'll find open gardens within 5 to 50 miles of home.The Scottish equivalent can be found at Currently offering 800 varieties of bare-root roses for delivery between November and April, the David Austin website also offers advice on which to buy for various locations in the garden and (surely most important of all) fragrance.It includes slightly vertiginous virtual tours (the melon yard, vegetable garden, Italian garden and sundial) as well as an extensive online shop (crafts, toiletries, beeswax products etc.).There is also a timeline of Heligan and live webcams.A Google search can help you find many online gardening resources, but the amount of information can be overwhelming, and there's no guarantee that the top search results will be written by knowledgeable gardeners or even answer your questions.Experienced gardeners have their favorite gardening websites and resources bookmarked for easy reference.Displays of orange, red, purple and white erupt like fireworks.This would be among the most beautiful of all gardening websites if the captions were to one side rather than overlaying the photos.
uk The website of Great Dixter, a riot of colour created in East Sussex by gardening iconoclast Christopher Lloyd, gets the pixels of your computer in a right old tizzy.
You need to visit the garden to get the full picture.
uk Doyenne of the herb world, Jekka Mc Vicar won her 11th consecutive gold medal at Chelsea this summer.
Other features include web pages of Kew's 19 science teams (the Madagascar page is worth visiting for the baobab trees), details of the 70,000 plant specimens in spirit and Decimus Burton's 4,880-sq-metre Temperate House from 1860.
Founded over 150 years ago, Thompson & Morgan offer a dizzying range of mail-order seeds from abutilon to zucchini.