Information about the Commonwealth and business links

government departments, legislative contacts


VNLA Beautiful Gardens Plant Introduction Program  

Plant More Plants (free marketing program sponsored by DCR)

Horticulture Info for Consumers  

Virginia Tech Extension Main Page

VA Tech Extension Publications Online

Insect ID Lab Virginia Tech

Information on Pesticide Licensing

For Material Safety Data Sheets or Pesticide Labels

Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)

List of Virginia Native Plants

List of Virginia Invasive Plants

VA Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services

Education and Gardens

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden


Norfolk Botanical Garden

JC Raulston Arboretum (extensive online tours, plant photos and links to gardens in North Carolina and nurseries with unusual plants)

George Washington U. Landscape Design Certificate Program

VA Tech College of Agriculture Departments

VA Tech Department of Horticulture (includes on-line tour of the gardens)


American Nursery & Landscape Association

Assn. of Professional Landscape Designers

Northern Virginia Nursery & Landscape Association

Professional Grounds Management Society

PLANET - Professional Landcare Network  (formerly ALCA and PLCAA)

Southern Nursery Association

Virginia Society of Landscape Designers

Virginia Nursery & Landscape Association

Virginia Green Industry Council 

Virginia Gardening Consumer Website