MASON-DIXON CHAPTER, ARS
unnamed Ed Reiley hybrid
'Miss Curlicue,' Bowie Mill hybrid
hybrid by Hirado,
The American Rhododendron Society and its Chapters . .
Many of the chapters of the American
Rhododendron Society now have their own web sites.
The sites vary a great deal as to the information available, but most contain
information about meetings and a contact point.
The ARS now has a blog in addition to its website.
|California Chapter||Olympia Chapter|
|Cape Cod Chapter||Ozark Chapter|
|Cascade Chapter||Pilchuck Chapter|
|Connecticut Chapter||Portland Chapter|
|Danish Chapter||Potomac Valley Chapter|
|De Anza Chapter||Princeton Chapter|
|Dutch Chapter||The Scottish Rhododendron Society|
|Eugene Chapter||Seattle Chapter|
|Eureka Chapter||Siuslaw Chapter|
|Great Lakes Chapter||Southwestern Oregon Chapter|
|Greater Philadephia Chapter||Susquehanna Valley Chapter|
|Hawaii Chapter||Swedish Chapter|
|Komo Kulshan Chapter||Tacoma Chapter|
|Mason-Dixon Chapter||Tappan Zee Chapter|
|Massachusetts Chapter||Tualatin Valley Chapter|
|Middle Atlantic Chapter||Valley Forge Chapter|
|Whidbey Island Chapter|
|New York Chapter|
A list of all the chapters, containing contacts and meeting information, is available on the ARS web site.
|Atlantic Rhododendron and Horticultual Society, ARS||North Island Rhododendron Society, ARS|
|Cowichan Valley Rhododendron Society, ARS||Peace Arch Rhododendron Society, ARS|
|Fraser South Rhododendron Society, ARS||Toronto Region Rhododendron & Horticultural Society|
|Mount Arrowsmith Rhododendron Society, ARS||Vancouver Rhododendron Society, ARS|
|Nanaimo Rhododendron Society, ARS||Victoria Rhododendron Society, ARS|
|Niagara Region, Rhododendron Society of Canada||
(Older issues of their journal "Indumentum" are available online.)
District 1, ARS (British Columbia) web site contains information about the chapters as well as additional material and photos.
'Reiley White Cloud'
Other Rhododendron and Azalea Sites
The Anderson Garden a garden in Washington described in a site filled with pictures and information.
The Azaleas Society's Northern Virginia Chapter now has its own web site.
Don Hyatt's Garden Center an excellent site by an ARS member from Virginia. Among other treasures is a great deal of information on Robin Hill Azaleas as well as a vast amount of material on native azaleas..
The Garden of Paghat the Ratgirl an interesting name for an interesting web site!
Henning's Rhododendron & Azaleas Pages is a general treatise on a wide-ranging variety of topics, with one of the most-detailed sections on problems that may arise with rhododendrons. It has recently been updated with many more pictures.
Hirsutum.info a virtual arboretum of Rhododendrons, Azaleas, and Vireyas.
Kristian Theqvist on rhododendrons in Finland.
Marc Colombel, founder of la Société Bretonne du Rhododendron, has a site filled with material in both English and French, along with a vast number of photographs. The French version contains information that has not yet been translated into English.
Rhododendron and Azalea News is the electronic newsletter of the ARS started by the late Betty Spady. Marty Anderson is now the editor. This interesting collection of practically everything draws on chapter newsletters as well as other sources and comes out several times a year. The previous issues may be found at UVA's Rhododendron Web Resources.
Rhododendron, Camellia & Magnolia Group of the Royal Horticultural Society
Rhododendron Club of Finland is increasing its material in English and contains some valuable information, especially regarding the culture of rhododendrons in northern Europe. also http://www.dendrologianseura.fi/rhodokerho/cultivars.html
The Rhododendron e-mail Group is an information exchange for rhododendron enthusiasts throughout the world. It's worth checking out if you are interested in rhododendrons.
Rhododendron Species Foundation is probably THE site if your main interest is rhododendron species.
Rhodoland the English version of a Dutch gardener's web site is filled with interesting info and some great pictures.
Société Bretonne du Rhododendron is a group of French rhododendron fanciers. The site is in French with a number of pictures.
The University of Virginia Guide to Rhododendron Web Resources contains links to a number of publications available on the Internet as well as the back issues of Rhododendron and Azalea News.
Virtual Rhododendron Garden is a collection of pictures of hybrid and native rhododendrons from North Carolina.
The Vireya Rhododendron e-mail Group exchanges information about the vireya, or tropical, rhododendrons. It is much less active than the similar rhododendron e-mail group.
Vireya Rhododendrons is a detailed site filled with beautiful pictures.
Other Plant Society Sites
|The American Boxwood Society||The Hardy Fern Foundation|
|The American Camellia Society||Holly Society of America|
|The American Conifer Society||International Lilac Society|
|The American Daffodil Society||Maryland Native Plant Society|
|The American Fern Society||Maryland Orchid Society|
|The American Hemerocallis Society||The Mid-Atlantic Invasive Plant Council|
|The American Hosta Society||The National Bonsai Foundation|
|American Iris Society||The National Chrysanthemum Society|
|American Iris Society, Region 4||New England Wildflower Society|
|The American Orchid Society||The North American Lily Society|
|The American Peony Society||The North American Native Plant Society|
|The American Rose Society||Pennsylvania Native Plant Society|
|The Baltimore Bonsai Club||Potomac Bonsai Association|
|Camellia Society of the Potomac Valley||The Sedum Society|
|Clematis Queen (replaces Clematis Society)||Virginia Native Plant Society|
|Delaware Native Plant Society||West Virginia Native Plant Society|
Our "Deer" Friends
Deer Defenses is a good place to start. This is a site from Cornell University with Cornell's own information as well as links to a number of other sites dealing with the deer problem. There are also links to many of the repellents and other counter measures.
Many of the state Cooperative Extension Services have information regarding deer problems in the garden.For links to all of them, see the USDA page on Cooperative Extension System Offices.
University of Maryland Extension Service has a couple of publications that may prove useful in the struggle against Bambi's relatives. See "Resistance of Woody Ornamentals to Deer Damage" and EB354, "Managing Deer Damage in Maryland." The Extension Service's Home & Garden Information Center is filled with valuable material.
See Making Your Landscape More Deer Repellent for some tips by a master gardener from Minnesota.
|Adkins Arboretum, Ridgely, Maryland||Ladew Topiary Gardens, Monkton, Maryland|
|Brookside Gardens, Wheaton, Maryland||Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania|
|Cylburn Arboretum, Baltimore, Maryland||Tyler Arboretum, Media, Pennsylvania|
|Green Springs Garden Park, Alexandria, Virginia||US Botanic Garden, Washington, DC|
|Jenkins Arboretum, Devon, Pennsylvania||US National Arboretum, Washington, DC|
|River Farm ?|
|Maryland Master Gardeners||Virginia Master Gardener Association|
|Pennsylvania Master Gardeners||West Virginia Master Gardener Program|
One of the great things about the Internet is that new information can be posted within minutes of its occurrence. This quality means, however, that things are always changing. Anyone who has spent much time on the Internet has found links that lead nowhere. We hope to keep that at a minimum and would appreciate being notified at Links should you find a dead link on this page. At the same time, if you are aware of a site you think belongs on this page, please let us know.
Last modified: March 17, 2015
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