Cornell Cooperative Extension Suffolk CountyThe Cornell Cooperative extension website contains a cornucopia of information for beginner to seasoned gardeners. Research based guidance is available for best practices on diverse topics such as composting, soil testing, pest control, native plants and local events to name a few. There are over 50 extensions statewide.
Cornell Cooperative ExtensionCornell Cooperative Extension main website. There are over 50 extensions in NY state.
Plant ID and Various InformationThe PLANTS Database provides standardized information about the vascular plants, mosses, liverworts, hornworts, and lichens of the U.S. and its territories.
Plants and PetsInformation on poisonous and non-posisonous plants for pets
A Plant Identifying AppWorks on your cell phone
GreenHeart - School GardenInfo on creating a school garden. School gardens are a wonderful way to use the schoolyard as a classroom and reconnect students with the natural world.
- Facebook Groups
Long Island Native Plant Gardening GroupThis group is to discuss identification, knowledge, and passion for native plants. More specifically to discuss the inclusion and proliferation of native plants within our residential landscape and the benefits that come with them.
Long Island Native Plant Initiative (LINPI)LINPI is a nonprofit organization that ensures & grows genetically local native plant material by seed collection, banking, plant propagation & education.
Native and Pollinator Friendly Plants of the NortheastEncourages and invites everyone to learn about the importance of planting native and pollinator friendly plants in your own back yard, and how to avoid and remove plants that "escape" into the woods.
Gardening for Pollinator & Wildlife ConservationA group for gardeners of North America to chat plants, share photos, educational posts, learn about the benefits of native plants, growing strategies, discuss the challenges our wildlife and insect friends are facing + ways to help them in our gardens, techniques to control invasive species, and other related topics, and make new plant friends with like minded people.