This page contains recommended links to plant and gardening web sites and to various plant societies and organizations.
Also, we list some of our favorite useful and informative books.
Gardening and Plant Societies
American Begonia Society: http://www.begonias.org
Astro Branch, American Begonia Society: http://absastro.tripod.com/branch.htm
Brad's Begonia World: http://www.bradsbegoniaworld.com
The Gesneriad Society (formerly AGGS): http://www.gesneriadsociety.org
Gesneriad Hybridizer's Association: Membership information - Martha Lacy, 260 Stoddards Wharf Road, Gales Ferry, CT 06335
Ron Myhr's "The Gesneriad Reference Web": http://www.gesneriads.ca
Mr. Impatiens' Website: http://www.mrimpatiens.com Derick Pitman's website dedicated to the cultivation and preservation of Impatiens.
International Hoya Association: http://www.international-hoya.org
Passiflora Society International: http://www.passiflorasociety.org
Sources of Plant Information
Descriptions and photographs of many of the plants listed in this catalog can be found in horticultural books at your local library, bookstore, or on the internet.
Some suggestions are:
"A Tropical Garden Flora" by Staples and Herbst
"Cultivated Plants of the World" by Ellison
"Exotica" and "Tropica" by Graf
"Indoor and Greenhouse Plants" by Phillips and Rix
"The Royal Horticultural Society's Index of Garden Plants" by Griffiths
"The Tropical Look" by Riffle
"Tropical Flowering Plants" by Llamas