MASON-DIXON CHAPTER, ARS
Learn about the plan to destroy the azalea collection at the National Arboretum and how you may be able to stop it.
Visit the Save the Azaleas website!
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.
|Azalea Chapter, ARS||New York Chapter, ARS|
|California Chapter, ARS||Noyo Chapter, ARS|
|Cape Cod Chapter, ARS||Olympia Chapter, ARS|
|Cascade Chapter, ARS||Piedmont Chapter, ARS|
|Connecticut Chapter, ARS||Pilchuck Chapter, ARS|
|Danish Chapter, ARS||Portland Chapter, ARS|
|De Anza Chapter, ARS||Potomac Valley Chapter, ARS|
|Dutch Chapter, ARS||Princeton Chapter, ARS|
|Eugene Chapter, ARS||The Scottish Rhododendron Society, ARS|
|Eureka Chapter, ARS||Seattle Chapter, ARS|
|Great Lakes Chapter, ARS||Siuslaw Chapter, ARS|
|Hawaii Chapter, ARS||Susquehanna Valley Chapter, ARS|
|Komo Kulshan Chapter, ARS||Swedish Chapter, ARS|
|Mason-Dixon Chapter, ARS||Tacoma Chapter, ARS|
|Massachusetts Chapter, ARS||
|Tappan Zee Chapter, ARS|
|Middle Atlantic Chapter, ARS||
Hybridized and photographed by Ed Reiley
|Valley Forge Chapter, ARS|
|Midwest Chapter, ARS||Whidbey Island Chapter, ARS|
|Williamette Chapter, ARS|
A list of all the chapters, containing contacts and meeting information, is available on the ARS web site.
|Atlantic Rhododendron and Horticultual Society, ARS||Niagara Region, RSC|
|Cowichan Valley Rhododendron Society, ARS||North Island Rhododendron Society, ARS|
|Fraser South Rhododendron Society, ARS||Peace Arch Rhododendron Society, ARS|
|Fraser Valley 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|
|(Their journal "Indumentum" is also available online.)|
District 1, ARS (British Columbia) web site contains information about the chapters as well as additional material and photos.
Other Rhododendron and Azalea Sites
The Anderson Garden a garden in Washington described in a site filled with pictures and information.
Australian Rhododendron Society
Society of America
The Lake Michigan Chapter of the Azalea Society has its own web site.
The Azalea Works
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.
Enjoy Rhododendrons a commercial site (which we normally don't list), but loaded with great pictures.
The Garden of Paghat the Ratgirl an interesting name for an interesting web site!
German Rhododendron Society
Georgia Native Azaleas
Helge's Rhododendron page
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.
Hirsutum.info, a virtual arboretum of Rhododendrons, Azaleas, and Vireyas.
National Native Azalea Repository
New Zealand Rhododendron Association
Pukeiti Rhododendron Trust is a rhododendron preserve and garden in the rain forest of the North Island of New Zealand.
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.
The Rhododendron e-mail Group is an information exchange for rhododendron enthusiasts throughout the world. It's certainly worth checking out if you are interested in rhododendrons.
Rhododendron Species Foundation is probably THE site if your main interest is rhododendron species.
RhodoGardens the gardens of Russ and Velma Haag
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 does contain some valuable information in English and is well-illustrated.
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.
Western North American Rhododendron Species Project
Yahoo Azalea Group
Other Plant Society Sites
|The American Boxwood Society|
|The American Camellia Society||The Hardy Fern Foundation|
|American Clematis 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 National Bonsai Foundation|
|The American Hosta Society||The National Chrysanthemum Society|
|American Iris Society||New England Wildflower Society|
|American Iris Society, Region 4||The North American Native Plant Society|
|The American Orchid Society||Pennsylvania Native Plant Society|
|The American Peony Society||Potomac Bonsai Association|
|The American Rose Society||The Sedum Society|
|Camellia Society of the Potomac Valley||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. Cornell also has a site on wildlife damage.
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.
Maryland Cooperative Extension has a couple of publications that may prove useful in the struggle against Bambi's relatives. One, FS655, "Wildlife Damage Management: Resistance of Woody Ornamentals to Deer Damage", is available on-line. The other is EB354, "Managing Deer Damage in Maryland," avaiilable from Maryland Cooperative Extension. Maryland's Home & Garden Information Center is filled with valuable information.
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|
|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: November 24, 2010
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