About this List of Online Communities

Plant Communities are online hangouts for plant enthusiasts. Theis Plant Communities Directory provides an index of the most popular and active forums, blogs, social networks and other resources for plant lovers. All of these communities have their own specific focus. Some cover general topics such as gardening tips, plant care and garden design while others are more niche-specific such as succulent plants or bonsai trees. If you're a beginner trying to not kill your first plant, or an expert green thumb, surround yourself with other plant lovers today!

13 Online Communities for Plant Enthusiasts

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Gardeners Corner
Welcome to Gardeners Corner! Have a gardening question?
1993
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UBC Botanical Garden Forums
UBC Botanical Garden is Canada’s oldest university botanic garden, established in 1916 under the directorship of John Davidson, British Columbia’s first provincial botanist. The original mission of the garden was research into the native flora of British Columbia. Over the past 100 years, the mission of UBC Botanical Garden has broadened to include education, research, conservation, community outreach, and public display of temperate plants from around the world.
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Permies
Permaculture podcasts, articles, videos, and more.
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Helpful Gardener
Helpful Gardener is a friendly gardening forum, founded in 2004. Winner of a BusinessWeek Site of the Year Award. Includes forums, blogs, and book clubs.
2004
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Guerilla Gardening
For all your guerilla gardening questions.
2006
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Garden Stew
Welcome to Garden Stew. What's in your garden?
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Tomatoville
Welcome to the world's largest online community of tomato growers!
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Gardening Forums
We're a friendly gardening community, with members of all experience levels welcome. Vegetable, fruit, shrubs, lawns and all other questions are catered for.
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National Gardening Association
NGA promotes gardening by helping home gardeners succeed, growing in health, knowledge, environmental awareness, and enthusiasm. In the numerous ways the National Gardening Association reaches gardeners, we help make home and community gardens greener and more productive. From vegetables, herbs, fruits, trees, lawns, flowers, and houseplants, we provide people with the information they need to get started in the world of gardening and grow and maintain thriving, sustainable, and environmentally responsible food gardens and landscapes.
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Terraforums: Carnivorous Plant Discussions
Join other carnivorous plant lovers and identify plants, share tips, or trade plants.
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International Carnivorous Plants Society
Enjoying plants through cultivation, working to conserve wild habitat for the future, and promoting research.
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Dave's Garden
Dave's Garden is one of the largest sites for gardeners in the world. With tens of thousands of encyclopedic files on plants, bugs, and birds, as well as helpful articles by our gardening experts, you'll find everything you need help your garden grow. Founded in 2000, Dave's Garden caters to the interests and needs of gardeners and horticultural professionals worldwide. Beyond informational articles, our community supports an open and safe place for advice, shared experiences, and an active seed and plant trade.
2000
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British Cactus and Succulent Society
Whether you are an expert grower or a novice – or are just thinking of starting up the hobby – the Society and its community of like minded members will help and guide you all the way.
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