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The web is a wealth of information for horticulture in the Far North. Our list of resources emphasizes educational and research programs as well as commercial web sites that provide a knowledge base of plants at high latitudes. No endorsement is intended for commercial sites. Sites in blue have direct links to  web connections.

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Garden Clubs
Alaska Ikinobo Ikebana Society, Anchorage 907-333-6701
Alaska Orchid Society, Anchorage
Alaska Pioneer Fruit Growers Association
Alaska Rock Garden Society 907-522-3490
Alaska Rose Society, Anchorage
Anchorage Garden Club 907-566-0539
Aurora Borealis African Violet Society 907-562-0547
Central Peninsula Garden Club, Kenai
Cook Inlet Bonsai Study Group  
Fairbanks Garden Club, Fairbanks 518 Slater Drive, Fairbanks, Ak 99701
Forget-me-not Garden Club, Fairbanks 907-456-4423
Herb Bunch, Georgeson Botanical Garden, Fairbanks  
Herb Study Group, Anchorage 907-345-1562
Homer Garden Club
Ketchikan Garden Club  
Meadow Lake Bloomers 907-357-8616
Mendeltna Creek Garden Club  
North Pole Garden Club 907-488-8578
North Root Big Lake Gardeners
Primrose Study Group, Anchorage
Skagway Garden Club 907-612-0115
Valley Garden Club, Wasilla
Wildflower Garden Club, Anchorage 907-345-0123
Willow Garden Club 907-495-2080
Garden, Farm Associations
Alaska Farm Bureau  
Territorial Farmers Association, Northwest Territories 867-874-4706
Yukon Agricuture Association
Alaska Beekeepers Blog  
Southcentral Alaska Beekeepers Association 892-6175
Master Gardeners
Alaska Master Gardeners Association, Anchorage 1675 C Street, Anchorage, AK
Alaska Master Gardener Blog
Mat-Su Master Gardeners
Southeast Alaska Master Gardeners Association
Tanana Valley Master Gardeners Association  
Native Plants
Alaska Geobotany Center UAF
Alaska Native Plant Society  
Alaska Natural Heritage Program, UAA,
Alaska Rare Plants Field Guide  
Alaska Wildflowers Photos - Hopson  
Books for Botanists  
Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria  
Local Alaskan Plants Clearinghouse
Nordic Flora  
Swingley Plant List  
State Plants Checklist  
University of Alaska Museum of the North Herbarium  
USDA Plants Database  
Private Gardens, Businesses with Educational Content
Alaska Public Garden Association Sentinal Plant Network  
Denali Seed Company, Anchorage, Alaska (907) 344-0347
Gardening, Alaskan Style  
Magnar's Arctic Alpines and Perennials, Norway  
The Persistent Farmer (dahlias)
The Plant Kingdom Garden and Nursery
Yukon Gardens, Whitehorse, Yukon Territory
Public, Government, University
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Alaska Agriculture in the Classroom (907)590-1221
Alaska Agriculture Statistics  
Alaska Division of Agriculture  
Alaska Community Forestry  
Alaska Food Policy Council  
Dept of Agricultural Research for Northern Sweden  
Finnish Museum of Natural History, Univ. of Helsinki
Norwegian Crop Research Institute, Holt Research Center  (berries)  
USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service  
University of Oulu Botanical Garden  

University of Alaska Fairbanks School of Natural Resources and Agricultural Sciences

Yukon Department of Agriculture
The University of Alaska Fairbanks Georgeson Botanical Garden, PO Box 757200, Fairbanks, Alaska 99775
(907) 474-7222,