Top 10 Plant Finder Tools Online
Written by: Catalogs.com Editorial Staff
April 26, 2012
Filed Under Garden and Lawn
Contributed by Jennifer Andrews, Catalogs.com Top 10 Guru
As spring and summer approach, more and more people are looking for plant finder tools they can use to start their own gardens or reinvent their lawn spaces.
Plant finder tools are tools that can help users find the best types of plants to purchase and grow as well as provide gardening tips, tutorials and project ideas. Check out the following top ten list of plant finder tools online and get the garden of your dreams!
10. Better Homes and Gardens Plant Encyclopedia
THe BHG Plant Encyclopedia is an online website that allows gardeners to search for information by plant name, growing zone, characteristics or popularity. And best of all, it’s all free!
Once you’ve found the perfect plants for that bare spot in your garden, head over to an online plant or seed catalog and order exactly what you need for your dream garden.
Use the free gardening software at Myfolia.com to get your garden started, organized and beautiful. The site provides a list of the most popular plants and gives detailed descriptions of varying types.
Find both common and species names of plants on Grow’Em Plant Propagation Database which also includes sections on insect and pest control.
Plantify is a diverse plant finder tool online that will increase your creativity in the garden. Check out its Garden Design Tools, Blog and Inspirational Gardens sections for brimming ideas.
Whether you’re seeking plant finding tools for outdoor landscaping or decorating garden paths, Sunset will give you a plethora of tools to work with. Search by all kinds of characteristics, from color to water needs to height to find the right plants for your vegetable garden or flower bed.
5. Nurseries Online
Australian website Nurseries Online provides information and handy tools on everything from Advanced Trees to Wholesale Nurseries.
4. Lewis Gardens
Lewis Gardens will help narrow down your plant search and help you find specials on annuals, bulbs, seeds and trees amongst several other plant varieties.
3. Find Me Plants
Check out the Full Plant Finder and Garden Plants on sale at Findmeplants.com, or FMP, for your convenience and accessibility.
2. The Garden Center Group
The Garden Center Group will help you search for your perfect plant by color, flowering time and height. The online tool also offers specials for exclusive Garden Club members throughout the year to help with savings.
The NGA, or National Garden Association, is one of the most comprehensive online plant finder tools available to America and worldwide.