SPECIAL PLACES & SUPPLIERS LIST

Arbico Environmentals, P.O. Box 4247, Tucson AZ., 85738-1247 (800-827-2847) Arbor Grow: in Fort Lauderdale – Organic Insecticides, (954-583-8634) The Bug Store 113 West Argonne Street in St. Louis, Mo. 63122-1104. (800-455-2847) Extension Service Offices have recipes for both green and ripe mangoes. In Broward County, 3245 College Avenue, Davie, 33314, (954-370-3725). In Palm Beach County, (561-276-1260 and 683-1777) and in Dade County, (305-248-3311) The Division of Plant Industry has regional numbers. Inspection agents are usually at the phone from 8-8:30 a.m. and from 4-4:30 p.m.; at other times, leave a recorded message. Call (352-372-3505) in Gainesville for inspection forms, etc. Fairchild Tropical Gardens, 10901 Old Cutler Road, Miami, (305-667-1651) Flamingo Gardens, 3750 Flamingo Road, Fort Lauderdale (954-473-2955) Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Mayo Building room 115, Tallahassee, FL.32304 
Iowa Pyro Supply, 1000 130th St., Stanwood, Iowa, 52337, (319-945-6637) Lewis Maxwell, 6230 Travis Blvd., Tampa, FL 33610 Florida Poisonous Plants, Snakes, and Insects around $5.oo, plus shipping also various garden books at around $6.00 plus S&H. Mounts Horticultural Learning Center, 531 North Military Trail, West Palm Beach, (561-683-1777) George W. Park Seed, Cokesbury Road, Greenwood, S.C. ( 864-223-7333) Park’s Seed, 1 Parkton Ave., Greenwood, SC 29647-0001. (800-845-3369 Pond Plants Lily Pons Water Gardens, P.O. Box 10, Lilly Pons, MD. 21712-0010 Slocum Water Gardens, 1101 Cypress Gardens Rd., Winter Haven, FL 33880 Tropical Pond & Garden 17888 61Place North, Loxahatchee, FL 33470 (561-791-8994) Aquatic Plant Management in Plantation (954-462-0868) sells and installs spike rush. Premier Roses http://www.premroses.com/ A source for all varieties of Roses including antique roses, groundcovers, climbers and minatures 9759 Elder Creek Road, Sacramento,CA 95829 Call: 916-369 ROSE (7673)Safer Gardenshttp://www.victorpest.com/index.htm P.O. Box 1665, New York, NY 10116  or call 1(800)800-1819 Victor Poison-Free and Safer® Brand Pest Control Products. This site is a plethora of information on everything “pesty” in your home and garden. They sell poison free and least toxic pest control products. There is a great search feature on pests, what they are, what diseases they carry, and how to prevent infestation. Shepard’s Garden Seeds, 6116 Highway 9, Felton, CA. (408-335-6910) 
 


Books: Many major bookstore chains carry South Florida gardening books, but the greatest variety can be found from garden specialty sources. They include: Bookstores in the various Botanical Gardens listed on the Internet connection page Mail order houses such as Arborist Supply House (954-561-9527) and Betrock Information Services, 7770 Davie Road Extension, Hollywood (in Broward, call 954-981-2821; all others call 800-561-3819). For plant identification tryBetrock’s Florida Plant Guide (Betrock) by Edward F. Gilman Betrock’s Reference Guide to Florida Landscape Plants (Betrock) by Timothy K. Broschat and Alan W. Meerow Florida, My Eden (Florida Classics Library)by Frederic B. Stresau Sr. Florida Gardener’s Guide (Cool Springs Press) by Tom MacCubbin and Georgia TaskerNative Florida Plants (Gulf Publishing) by Robert Haehle and Joan Brookwell Tropicals by Gordon Courtright Gardens by the Sea (University Press) by: The Garden Club of Palm Beach Virtual Palm and Cycad Encylopedias from the Palm and Cycad Societies of FloridaFor plant care tryTropical Gardening (Pantheon Books) by David Bar-Zvi The Art of South Florida Gardening (Pineapple Press) by Harold Songdahl and Coralee Leon Other booksThe Tropical Look (Timber Press) with photographs by South Florida plant experts, including Larry Schokman and Roger Hammer The Gardener’s Computer Companion: Hundreds of Easy Ways to Use Your Computer for Gardening (No Starch Press), by Bob Boufford The New Western Gardening Book available through Sunset Books, Lane Publishing Co., Menlo, CA., 94025 The Gardens of Florida (Pelican) By Steven Brooke and Laura Cerwinske Florida Butterfly Gardening (University Press of Florida) By Marc C. Minno and Maria Minno 

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