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Food Not Lawns
Grow Food Not Lawns
Common Roots Urban Farm (Halifax, NS)
The Year Round Veggie Gardener
Herbs to Herbs
MyFolia - track your garden's progress from seedlings to harvest. Free site with optional paid features. Upload photos, create a garden journal, connect with gardeners in your area, swap seeds, and research varieties of vegetables, flowers, & herbs of interest.
Heavy Petal - How to Make Seed Balls
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Sid's Dahlias - dahlia tubers from Nova Scotia
Seed Savers.org (American) - their online downloadable catalog is sheer eye candy.
42 Flowers You Can Eat
Seeds of Diversity (Canadian) - subscribe to their free email newsletter.
(from their site) "Seeds of Diversity is a Canadian charitable organization dedicated to the conservation, documentation and use of public-domain, non-hybrid plants of Canadian significance. Our 1400 members from coast to coast are gardeners, farmers, teachers, scientists, agricultural historians, researchers and seed vendors. Together we grow, propagate and distribute over 2900 varieties of vegetables, fruit, grains, flowers and herbs. We are a living gene bank.
Seedy Saturdays (Canada) - a list of "Seedy Saturday" events. Join one to exchange or purchase heirloom seeds, attend workshops, film presentations, picnics, etc. Each one is a little different!
Tatiana's TOMATObase - detailed directory of heirloom tomato varieties. You can also purchase seeds through this site.
Tomatoville - the largest online community of tomato growers.
Still want more on tomatoes? Try Tomatopalooza and the blog of Craig LeHoullier's (aka NCTomatoMan), From The Vine.
A Bean Collector's Window - Pictures and descriptions of over 260 varieties of beans collected over the years by bean enthusiast, Russ Crow.
Seed Snatcher - assorted articles
Jeepers Creepers - "Down Low and Fun to Grow". Durable perennial plants with a spreading habit that makes them ideal for use as a groundcover, lawn substitute, pathway or edging plant.
Square Foot Gardening - site and forum
How to Grow Giant Sunflowers
Vegetables that will grow in shade
Neem insect spray recipe
Sharing Backyards - connecting people who want to garden with the available land in their area to do so.
Covered Greenhouse Garden tutorial
How to Make a Homemade Olla ("Oh-yah") - clay pot irrigation for the garden
The Best Canadian Seed Companies - "Harrowsmith's 35th annual guide to the best Canadian seed companies and specialty nurseries"
Safe Seed Resouce List - From the Council for Responsible Genetics, a list of businesses offering GM-free seeds. International.
TreeHugger - green living, technology, social, energy - great articles!
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Spiritual Cinema - inspiring films that rarely make it to the theatres. (Not religious) Watch the short video to see what it's about.
Green Plant Stream - a unique site showcasing films with a focus on the environment, nature, agriculture, wildlife, etc. You can stream the videos for a small fee or purchase the DVDs through this site.
Feline Diabetes Message Board - an invaluable resource if you have a diabetic cat. Forum and main site
CBC - radio and podcasts (My current favourites are Tapestry, Under the Influence, and Ideas)
Find A Spring - locate a freshwater spring in your area, or add to the database if you can!
The Rainbow Bridge - if you have lost a beloved pet...
True North Treasures - featuring favourite Canadian products
The World Needs More Love Letters - if you love good old fashioned "snail mail"...
IANDS - International Association for Near-Death Studies