Resources on the Net
One of the most useful aspects of being online is the access to
more information about what you are reading. The different points of view afforded
by the diverse presentations of data contribute to a balanced look at whatever you
My pursuit of growing gingers has given me the pleasure of
meeting people who have my interests. These links are only a sample of what is available
on the web for the ginger enthusiast.
||Zone 9 Tropicals has a dizzying
array of tropical plants, gingers, aristolochias, and fragrant plants.
||Dave Skinner's expansive site about gingers
and Costaceae is the premiere site on the subject on the internet. If the species exists,
you will very likely find data about it there. Don't miss this site!
is the result of a hobby out of control," and boy did they go off the deep end. All kidding
Jungle Gardens are massive example of tropical gardening in Houston. The gardens are open to
the public a few times a year and by appointment otherwise.
| Mercer has over 250 acres of East Texas
piney woods showcasing the region's largest collection of native and cultivated plants.
A large collection
of hardy Zingiberales and hardy tropical are planted at the arboretum.
|| Botanical Garden and online nursery specializing
exotic tropical fruits, heliconias, gingers,
bromeliads, palms, and other rare tropical plants.