Blogs about gardens & gardening

Herbidacious is “an exposition of the development of the garden around [Keir Watson’s] house in Sussex, UK.” Keith is an amateur gardener with a passion for garden design. His site is extremely elegant and pleasant to visit.

“There’s nothing else in the garden media world like thinkinGardens. You’ll find a collection of challenging, entertaining and exciting garden writing, all contributed for free by some of our very best garden writers. Where else could you find garden writing as good (and honest) as this?”. Well worth a visit many visits.

 “RENEGADE GARDENER is the Web’s best site for gardeners seeking truth, hope, and one lousy sign that someone unfettered by industry prejudice is helping you become a better gardener. Originally designed to help gardeners banished to the forgotten USDA Zones 2-4, bold content has made it one of the Web’s most-linked gardening sites. Gardening is gardening, design is design, dumb is dumb, and truth conquers all!”. A gardener/designer who speaks his own mind: I love that!

Piet Oudolf is a Dutch garden designer, nurseryman and author. He is a leading figure of the “New Perennial” movement, using bold drifts of herbaceous perennials and grasses which are chosen at least as much for their structure as for their flower colour. [Wikipedia]

 Garden Rant “has been online since June 2006 and quickly developed a following among garden bloggers, garden writers and editors, and landscape nursery business professionals.  We have been named Best Garden Blog, Most Innovative Garden Blog, and Best Written, by a jury of our peers.”

Gardeners’ World From the team at Gardeners’ World Magazine. Lots of precious advice, mostly aimed at British gardeners, this site also features a lively forum.

URBAN GARDENING IN A TEENY TINY SPACE A very inspiring blog about “big dreams, small spaces”.

‘horticultural how-to and woo-woo’ the source of organic gardening inspiration margaret roach, head gardener. A wealth of information!

GardenDrum – an online gardening magazine and garden blog site that’s original, well-researched, opinionated but balanced, and with thousands of great garden stories in just one place.