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Helpful Internet Links

Discover all things natural, green and good.

A Gallery of Salvias

A Modern Herbal botanical/mgmh/mgmh.html

A Modern Herbal, first published in 1931, by Mrs. M. Grieve, contains Medicinal, Culinary, Cosmetic and Economic Properties, Cultivation and Folk-Lore of Herbs.


Susan Wittig Albert

Austin-based author and Herb Lover. writer of the China Bayles Mysteries.


American Botanical Council

International nonprofit providing science-based information to promote herbal medicine. Located in Austin.


Austin Chapter of Native Plant Society of Texas

Conservation, research and utilization of the native plants and plant habitats of Texas.


Austin Farmer’s Market

Located in the heart of downtown at Republic Square Park. Saturdays, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.


Boggy Creek Farm

A USDA-Certified-Organic Market Farm. Open Wed. & Sat. 9 a.m.– 2 p.m.


Central Texas Herbs

This website is a public service for the citizens of Central Texas.


The Dirt Doctor

Author Howard Garrett’s online monthly magazine on natural organic gardening.


Festival Hill at Roundtop

The Herb Gardens of Gwen Barclay and Madalene Hill, Round Top, Texas..


The Herb Society of America

National organization that promotes the knowledge, use and delight of herbs.


Homegrown magazine

A bimonthly publication about how to garden successfully in Texas while having a positive impact on the



KLRU’s Central Texas Gardener

A public television show that showcases Central Texas gardens and highlights area experts. Tom Spencer hosts. Runs 12:00 noon on KLRU in Austin.


Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

An education-based garden in Austin, Texas, dedicated to native plants. A recent addition to the University of Texas.


Neil Sperry’s Garden

Tips on gardening in Texas.


Peckerwood Garden

Impressive garden collection of rare plants, located in Hempstead, Texas.


Sage Mountain

Herbalist Rosemary Gladstar’s herbal Retreat Center in Vermont.


Selah, Bamberger Ranch Preserve

A 5,500 acre ranch demonstrating a successful habitat restoration project. Impressive tours.


The Scent Garden

Part of the Texas Discovery Gardens, the first public garden in the state to be certified 100% organic.


Soul of the Garden

Tom Spencer’s personal musings and beautiful photographs.


Texas A & M, Aggie Horticulture

Largest information server containing files related to teaching, research, extension and public service.


Texas Superstar Plants


Travis County Master Gardeners

An educational, non-profit service organization which renders non-biased, sound horticultural information to the community.


Travis County Planting Schedule


Useful Wild Plants (UWP) Project

Studies and reports on plant uses throughout the world.


Zanthan Garden

Personal garden blog, gardening observations and resource plant listings by M. Sinclair Stevens.


Zilker Botanical Gardens

Free public garden located in the heart of Austin. Part of Austin Parks and Recreation Department.

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