A List of Great Garden Blogs

A List of Great Garden Blogs


I recently posted on the GWA: The Association for Garden Communicators Facebook page asking fellow GWA members to post their blog URLs. I thought that the Country Garden customers would be interested in knowing about all of these blogs as well. Note that Cape Cod’s own Melissa Caughey’s blog, Tilly’s Nest, is included here. 

The images were screenshots of the posts on Facebook, so the links pictured are not clickable – but the title of the blogs are below every image and you can click on those.

Some of these blogs are specific to other parts of the country, and others contain general garden or plant information that is useful to all. From raising vegetables to foraging, from editorials to cats in the garden, you’ll find some great reading here.

Garden Delights by Julie Thompson Adolf

Savvy Gardening by Tara Nolan

Art of Gardening by Jim Charlier

The Deep Middle by Benjamin Vogt

The Impatient Gardener by Erin Schanen

Hoosier Gardener by Jo Ellen Meyers Sharp

Hobby Farms by Jessica Walliser

Miss Smarty Pants by Keri Byrum 

Liza and John’s Garden and Liza and John’s Habitat by John Williams

Garden Rant by Susan Harris et al

Hidden Hills Garden by Peggy Hill

Healthy Gardens. Healthy Lives. Urban Farming by Jenny Nybro Peterson

Backyard Forager by Ellen Zachos

Caleb Melchior’s Journal by Caleb Melchior

The Houseplant Guru by Lisa Eldred Steinkoph 

Valley View Farms by Carrie Engel

DeerResistant Designs by Helen Newling Lawson

The World’s Best Gardening Blog by Amy Campion

Plant Addicts by Chris Link

May Dreams Garden by Carol Michel

The Freckled Rose by Angie Lituri 

Clay and Limestone by Gail Eichelberger

The Washington Gardener and Cats In the Garden by Kathy Jentz 

PegPlant by Peggy Riccio 

Lois de Vries’ Garden Views by Lois de Vries

Revolutionary Gardens by David Marciniak

Herb Lover’s Garden by Sue Goetz

DC Tropics by John Boggan

Making A Difference Every Day by Shauna Coronado

Plant Postings by Beth Stetenfeld

The Garden Buzz by Rhonda Fleming Hayes

Gardens Eye View by Donna Abel Donabella

Anelle’s Gardening by Anelle Ammons

Tilly’s Nest by Melissa Caughey

Creating Gardens for Life by Andrea Whitely

The Garden Lady’s Blog by C.L. Fornari

Western Gardeners – tips and tools for gardening in the west by Jodi Torpey

The Garden Post by Barbara Segall

Digging by Pam Penick

Simply Cultivating by Janet Hommel Mangas

Cottage In The Court by Teresa Speight

Sharing Nature’s Garden by Diana Kirby

The Gardener’s Workshop by Lisa Mason Ziegler

Gardenerd by Christy Wilhelmi

Earth Friendly Landscapes by Rama Nayeri

Covering Ground by Kathleen Groll Connolly 

The New Perennialist by Tony Spencer

Ramblings from a Desert Garden by Noelle Johnson

Gardening From A Hammock by Dan Cooper

A Growing Passion by Nan Sterman

Plant Some Joy! by Martha Swiss

Three Oaks Garden by Kelly Norris

From The Driveway by Craig LeHoullier

Empress of Dirt by Melissa J. Will

Cold Climate Gardening by Kathy Purdy

Savor the Southwest and Gardening With Soule by Jacqueline Soule

Rooting For You by Mary-Kate Mackey 

The Paintbox Garden by Janet Davis

Gardens of the Wild Wild West by Mary Ann Newcomer

Garden Foreplay by Katherine Tracey

Frau Zinnie by Jen McGuinness

Hobson’s Garden and Green Trips and My Existential Garden by David Hobson (clearly this group’s overachiever)

Kathryn and David’s Blog by David Deardorff and Kathryn Wadsworth

Home, Garden and Homestead by Randy Schultz

The Journal – Plantsmap by Tracy Blevins 

Organic Gardening for Body & Spirit by Tova Roseman

Almost Heaven Farm by Patty Hanus Brooking

Red Dirt Ramblings by Dee Nash

That Gardenin Guy by Timothy R. Burress

Toronto Gardens by Helen Battersby

Central Texas Gardener by Linda Lehmusvirta

National Seed Swap Day by Kathy Jentz

Experimental Homesteader by Sheri AnnWilder Richerson 

Soil Groundwork Blog by Christina da Silva

Gardening the Hudson Valley by Marie Lannotti 


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  1. PATRICIA Mcdonald on November 2, 2017 at 6:41 am

    OMG! Thank you Nan (engender your blah blah blah’s are funny!
    Also, thank you C L for the amazing gardening reading list! Bring on my winter reading! What a fantastic
    Selection of books! Going to need a bigger bookcase!
    Pat M

    • CLFornari on November 2, 2017 at 7:31 am

      Pat – this is a list of blogs, but many of those who write these blogs have books too. Enjoy!

  2. Tamara Lickfield on November 2, 2017 at 7:40 pm

    This is wonderful! Thank you for helping me look forward to tthe next growing season with these terrific sounding blogs. Will keep me “in the garden” all winter!

    • CLFornari on November 2, 2017 at 7:44 pm

      Great, Tamara! So glad that you’ll make use of this list.

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