Local places to visit Gardening Information,  References
Chicago Botanical Garden Univ. of ILLINOIS; Extension - DuPage
A great source for classes and information
Plant by NumberĀ® - The Art of Container Gardening, Ball Horticulture Co.
Garfield Park Conservatory Hort Corner from the University of Illinois Extension - Hort. Corner Plants Database from USDA - NRCS, Natural Resource Conservation Service
  Tree selector - Univ. of IL Extension Helpful gardening tips and information
Morton Arboretum, Lisle The Morton Arboretum's bi-weekly Plant Health Care ReportsComplete with pictures, each issue discusses what is going on with insect and disease problems at the Arboretum.  There are useful links to sites with additional information.   Gardening Ideas, and One-Minute gardening e-mails from Michael J. McGroaty
The Garden Conservatory USDA: Soil Survey: A site maping various soil and hydrology survies. Find out aboput your soil for better plant success.

Community Service
DuPage Garden Dates: Last frost, growing season, fall freeze Ohio State University (OSU) links and resources
The Conservation Foundation, Conservation @ Home Vegetable gardening - Cornell University VPlants: A Virtual Herbarium of the Chicago Region
Plant a Row for Hunger Plant Index - NRCS (Natural Resources Conservation Service) My Gardening (Australia): An online resource for lovers of gardening.
Flowers, Plants & Gardening: For Kids A suggestion from a local 4H club member
EVENTS Calendars Speakers' Corner Societies & Organizations
Chicagoland Gardening - Events list Anything Orchids: Don White, Jan. 2010 Naperville Garden Club
Morton Arboretum - Events Mike Crews of Crews Photography, Feb. 2010 Garden Clubs of Illinois
Naperville Events

Max's Greener Places, Ed Max: - Naturalizing the Landscape.
- Seed Saving & Edible Landscape

American Horticultural Society
TV based resources   Garden Writers Association
Home & Gardening TV - Gardening   The Royal Horticultural Society
BBC Gardening