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Garden Pests





The Bug Clinic http://www.bugclinic.com/
Company selling pest control products offers information pages on many insect and rodent pests and methods of controlling them.

The Extension Toxicology Network (Extoxnet) http://extoxnet.orst.edu/
A collaborative effort of several US universities collecting pesticide information profiles, toxicology information briefs, and other factsheets and newsletters.

The Mole Man http://www.themoleman.com/
Professional mole trapper provides information on mole behavior, ecology, and control. Illustrated articles, FAQ, listing of several other US trappers by state.

Tree Doctor http://www.treedoc.com/
Mostly informational site about tree health, including pages on common pests, dealing with soil compaction, and mycorrhizal and fertilizer treatments. Also contact information for professional arborists in the US.

Vole Control http://www.volecontrol.com/
Site selling a Bait Station System also provides useful information on voles, their habits, habitat, and life cycle, identification, and help locating their burrows.

West Virginia University Extension Service: Pest Management http://www.wvu.edu/~exten/infores/pubs/pest.htm
Listing of online publications, includes household pest management information for many insects.

Wildlife Damage Management http://wildlifedamage.unl.edu/
University of Nebraska organization offers information on identification and control of mammal, bird, and reptile pests, a business registry of wildlife services, and links to other university resources.







About.com: Ground Covers, Plants, Cover Crops http://landscaping.about.com/od/groundcovervines1/index.htm
Site deals with ground cover and the related subjects of cover crops and companion planting. Learn about ground covers to use for specific problem areas, and their care.

Ground Cover Plants http://www.pfaf.org/leaflets/grdcover.php
Article on ground cover usage, advantages, and disadvantages. Includes a checklist of types of plants.

Diseases of Ground Cover Plants http://ohioline.osu.edu/hyg-fact/3000/3064.html
Fact sheet from Ohio State University on diseases and control measures.

Ground Covers: Their Establishment and Maintenance http://ianrpubs.unl.edu/horticulture/g697.htm
Information from the University of Nebraska on selection, planting and maintenance.

Ground Covers http://pubs.caes.uga.edu/caespubs/pubcd/L121.htm
Introduction to choosing and planting. Focus is on the Southeast US and includes a zone map.

University of Nevada, Reno - Ground Covers http://www.unce.unr.edu/publications/SP99/SP9912.pdf
Features a list with tips on which plants to use, planting instructions, information on grooming and neglect, and maintenance of established plants.




About.com: Ground Covers, Plants, Cover Crops http://landscaping.about.com/od/groundcovervines1/index.htm
Site deals with ground cover and the related subjects of cover crops and companion planting. Learn about ground covers to use for specific problem areas, and their care.

Ground Cover Plants http://www.pfaf.org/leaflets/grdcover.php
Article on ground cover usage, advantages, and disadvantages. Includes a checklist of types of plants.

Diseases of Ground Cover Plants http://ohioline.osu.edu/hyg-fact/3000/3064.html
Fact sheet from Ohio State University on diseases and control measures.

Ground Covers: Their Establishment and Maintenance http://ianrpubs.unl.edu/horticulture/g697.htm
Information from the University of Nebraska on selection, planting and maintenance.

Ground Covers http://pubs.caes.uga.edu/caespubs/pubcd/L121.htm
Introduction to choosing and planting. Focus is on the Southeast US and includes a zone map.

University of Nevada, Reno - Ground Covers http://www.unce.unr.edu/publications/SP99/SP9912.pdf
Features a list with tips on which plants to use, planting instructions, information on grooming and neglect, and maintenance of established plants.







Moss Acres http://www.mossacres.com/
Pennsylvania grower offers four species of moss and moss accessories such as misters and soil acidifiers.

Oregon Trail Ground Covers http://www.galyeannursery.com/
Selling a variety of cultivars of periwinkle, Vinca minor.

Jeepers Creepers http://www.jeeperscreepers.info
Hardy low spreading durable perennial plants, ideal for use as a groundcover, lawn substitute, pathway or edging plant. Some even tolerate foot traffic

Classy Groundcovers http://classygroundcovers.com/
Over 130 varieties. Categorized by growing conditions, zone hardiness, or alphabetically. Ships in continental USA.

Peekskill Nurseries http://www.peekskillnurseries.com/
New York nursery growing and suppling pachysandra, vinca minor, euonymus and ivy.

Prentiss Court Ground Covers http://www.groundcoversusa.com/
Sells a wide range of plants including ivy, ajuga, liriope, and hostas.








Agralawn Crabgrass Killer http://www.crabgrassalert.com/
Offers a natural product used to treat various similar weeds.

Arkansas Home & Garden: Pest Control http://www.arhomeandgarden.org/pest_control/
Table of consumer insecticides with trade and brand names, active ingredients, and formulation.

Cat Repellant Techniques http://www.cat-repellant.info/
Information on a range of cat repellant techniques, from home remedies to commercial products.

Cornell Extension: Outdoor Nuisance http://www.cce.cornell.edu/allegany-cattaraugus/hort/HGG.htm
Short articles in Q&A format on various pests and weeds.

Featured Creatures http://creatures.ifas.ufl.edu/
Large collection of information sheets on insects, arachnids, and nematodes of importance to Florida residents, arranged by common name, scientific name, and crop or habitat.




Garlic Guard http://www.garlicguard.com
An all natural way to a safe and pest free garden.

Growit.com: Problems Category http://www.growit.com/Probs/
Knowledge base for the nursery industry provides an extensive series of factsheets on insect and nematode pests, viral and fungal diseases, and environmental problems.

Insect and Pest Information http://www.buginfo.com/
Information about a wide range of pest insects and rodents presented by the Univar company.

Ohioline: Insects and Pests http://ohioline.osu.edu/lines/pests.html
Collection of links to fact-sheets (some html, some PDF) on a variety of pest topics, covering house and food products to lawn and garden.

Penn State University: Plant Pathology Fact Sheets http://www.cas.psu.edu/docs/CASDEPT/PLANT/EXTENSION/PLANT_DISEASE/
Collection of information sheets about diseases affecting herbaceous and woody ornamental plants in the Northeastern U.S.




PestFacts.org http://www.pestfacts.org/
Informational site by RISE, an association of specialty pesticide and fertilizer producers. Articles, news, FAQs and links to other resources.

Plant and Pest Diagnostic Laboratory http://www.ppdl.purdue.edu/
Purdue University lab provides identification of pests and problems associated with plants. Services extended to businesses and individuals throughout Indiana and the US.

Rabbits in the Landscape http://ohioline.osu.edu/hyg-fact/1000/1031.html
Information from Ohio State University about habitat, diet, biology, and control of the common rabbit. Includes lists of plants arranged by extent of rabbit damage.

Soil Organic Matter, Green Manures and Cover Crops For Nematode Management http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/VH037
Explains how the organic content of soil can decrease plant damage by nematodes. Discussion of methods to add organic matter, and the nematocidal activities of various cover crops.

Sustainable Gardening Tips: Garden Snake http://www.sustainable-gardening-tips.com/Garden-Snake.html
Common-sense information about keeping snakes out of the garden, and accounts of pet dogs and cats encountering snakes.



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Chapter Six- Cleve Backster's Laboratory http://www.biomindsuperpowers.com/Pages/RealStoryCh6.html
A chapter in a web-based book by psychologist Ingo Swann. Deals with a trip made by Swann to Backster's laboratory and chronicles the first-hand experiment he witnessed.
Dark Corner - Plants Feel http://www.angelfire.com/clone2/darkcorner/plantsfeel.html
Offers information on how plants can read human minds.

Happy Plants http://www2.cedarcrest.edu/academic/writing/pleasure09/wallflowers.htm
Deals with Cleve Backster's experiments and other mind/plant experiments, including ones backing up Backster.

Our Intelligent Companions, the Plants http://www.theosophy-nw.org/theosnw/brother/br-jvmj2.htm
Contains much information on various mind/plant type experiments throughout history. Some people mentioned include Cleve Backster and J. Chandra Bose.

Plant Articles by Judith Handelsman http://here-and-now.org/judith/articles.html
A series of articles from various magazines. The second one has relevance primary perception discoveries, as it describes Handelsman's own experiences with the phenomenon.




Sacrifice for Science http://www.hotguano.com/Tabari/otrhog/sacrifice.html
Contains some information on Cleve Backster's experiments and the author's interpretations of the implications.

Subtle Energy http://www.lightworks.com/MonthlyAspectarian/1998/May/0598-05.htm
An article in a web-based magazine by Paul von Ward Lightworks. Deals with Cleve Backster's mind-plant discoveries and the author's speculations about them.

Vignettes From the History of Plant Morphology http://members.aol.com/cefield/hauke/contents.html
Articles about people, mostly Agnes Arber, who created unconventional theories about plant morphology.






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Cardamom Seeds -2 Oz. Roasted Pumpkin Seeds
Parrotlet Super Bird Food 4lb Petunia Rose Wave - 1 Pkt (15 seeds) Parsley Seeds Catnip
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Zojirushi CB-AA10 Sesame Seed Grinder 45 Grams OXO Grind-It 1056265 Organic Flax Seed Grinder Honey Seed Snak Bell Choice Flower Seeds, Art Poster by Barbara Mock Camden-Grey Essential Oils & Herbs





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Agnus Castus to Yucca schidigera http://www.geocities.com/nutriflip/Naturopathy/index.html
Folk-lore of herbs and other plant products. Includes comprehensive list of herbs with their uses and hazards.

Allexperts Herbs http://www.allexperts.com/medical/alt.shtml
Volunteer experts answer your detailed one-on-one questions about the uses of herbs for free.

AllNatural.net's Guide to Chinese and Other Herbs http://www.allnatural.net/index2.html
Includes a encyclopedia of common and botanical names photos, history of uses, scientific reports, descriptions of conditions/symptoms for which the herb has clinically demonstrated effects and descriptions of its actions, as well as the safety of each.

Alternative Beauty http://www.alternative-beauty.com
Herb resources and reference for herbal cosmetics, herbal remedies, recipes, herb magic, legend and lore.

Alternative Nature Enterprises http://altnature.com/
Extensive site with a good range of articles about alternative medicine, herbs, herbal remedies, a gallery of photographs and links to other herbal sites.





BC Herb Growers Association http://www.bcherbgrowers.com
Promote, facilitate and enhance herb growing, networking opportunities with fellow herb growers, and access to current market information, workshops and conferences.

Botanical Dermatology Database http://bodd.cf.ac.uk
An electronic re-incarnation of Botanical Dermatology by John Mitchell and Arthur Rook.

Botanical.com http://www.botanical.com/
Educational web site with links to articles, reference materials, conversion tables, and a word search engine for _A Modern Herbal_ by Mrs. M. Grieve, pub. 1931. Online surveys and petitions.

Bouquet Garni Herbs and Herbalism http://www.herb.co.za
Informative site on herbs and herbalism in South Africa, covering both medicinal and culinary uses.

Cowhage (Poonaikalli) http://www.cowhage.com
Botanical name: Mucuna Pruriens. Mentioned in ancient East Indian medical texts as a powerful herb.





Culpeper's Herbal Online http://www.bibliomania.com/2/1/66/113/frameset.html
Full text of Culpeper's Complete Herbal (1653 edition). Includes breakdown by individual herb, directions for making remedies and catalog of simples.

Directory of Herbs http://www.geocities.com/lavenderwater37/herbs1.htm
A list of herbs and plants and their magical properties.

Dried Herbs Online http://www.dried-herbs.co.uk
Information on herbal medicines with links, papers, herbals, community areas and original work.

Earth Bow http://www.earthbow.com/herbs/
Information about alternative medicine featuring herbs and herbal healing, and other natural cures.

Eat To Heal http://www.eattoheal.com/
Searchable databases containg more than 500 whole foods and herbs that have scientifically-proven healing power against 30 degenerative health problems including aging, cancers, and heart diseases.





eFeatherstone http://www.efeatherstone.com/eeczema.htm
Guidelines to pain relief using alternative remedies for skin disorders including eczema, arthritis. Drug free therapy with herbs and emu oil.

Elchai's Herbal Remedies and Lore http://www.create.org/elchai
Regularly updated with articles on herbs, health issues, recipes, and ceremonies.

Elixir http://www.elixir.net/index.html
Information about herbs with articles and online assessments. Forum for practitioners. Provides directory of licensed TCM herbalists (California only).

Ellagic acid cancer research http://www.ellagic-research.org/
Summary of clinical studies and cancer research on ellagic acid

Essiac Information Site http://essiac-info.org/
All aspects of essiac information covered, including controversial issues, scams, marketer ethics, product prices and recipes.







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Evening Primrose Oil.com http://www.evening-primrose-oil.com/
A guide to the natural health benefits of evening primrose oil.