Sunday, August 15, 2010

Check New Locally-Created Site for Gardens "Your Garden Show"

Stacie Shepp of Fairfax writes . . . is an interactive online experience where gardeners of all levels can share videos, photos, ideas and inspiration, brings gardeners together in a rewarding, fun way. Non-gardeners and novice gardeners can also join and find inspiration and get advice from expert gardeners.

* Join the Community to Share Photos and Videos
* Learn about Plants that match Your Growing Conditions
* Get more information to write a blog post
* Check out this video of recent news coverage on CBS. features an expansive 6,000 vegetable database developed by Cornell University (778 varieties of tomatoes!) and a 5,900 ornamental database powered by Missouri Botanical Garden, one of the oldest botanical gardens in the U.S.A. Uniting the 25,000 square miles of America’s gardens and beyond, encourages passionate gardeners to "show and tell.” Maintaining local roots in California, Iowa, Illinois, New York, Massachusetts, Virginia, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands and Italy, the team includes "Groundskeeper" Mark Kane, the former Executive Garden Editor of Better Homes and Gardens.

"Creating a resource and network of global 'neighbors' trading tips and spreading green thumb wisdom is a fantastic tool for the growing worldwide gardening community," says Mark.

"Gardeners visit over the virtual garden gate -- with one click of a finger you can be transported from an Italian Grand Garden to a vertical window garden in downtown New York -- everyone's got something to share," say husband and wife co-founders Tom Finerty (Emmy-Award winning producer) and Lisa Marini (Master Gardener). was developed by Pivotal Labs (Twitter) and designed by Hot Studio (Ancestry) in San Francisco. is in charge of Online Marketing and Social Media.

Please pass this on to anyone else you think may be interested in sharing their garden.

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  1. Thanks for your post Julie! I hope to meet you in person this Thurs night at the Sustainable Fairfax film festival.

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