Wisconsin Gardener :: (WI public television) – Master Gardener Shelley Ryan was the producer/host of WPT’s The Wisconsin Gardener for the entire run of the series. The series, which premiered in 1992 and taped its last season in 2013, aired statewide, providing gardeners and homeowners with tips and practical information on gardening and landscape-related topics specific to Wisconsin. Viewers can still find the program broadcast on the Wisconsin Channel.

Wisconsin Horticulture :: (WI cooperative extension) – The Horticulture Team is a self-directed team of UW-Extension Cooperative Extension in the Agriculture and Natural Resources Program Area. Our members cover a wide range of specialties and expertise from soil to trees, water quality to plant health, and every insect in between.  We are researchers; we are teachers; we are community minded individuals who have a common goal of improving the environment and enriching quality of life. As Extension Agents, Educators and Specialists we strive to bring the research results of the University to the residents of Wisconsin to use in their own yards, gardens and communities.

Star ROSES & PLANTS ::  (Star Roses- consumer site) – If you can dig a hole, you can plant a Star!  Founded in 1897 as a retail mail order firm specializing in roses, Star® Roses and Plants has evolved from a wholesale container nursery to a leading genetics company involved directly in breeding roses, perennials and woody plants, and introducing plants from other breeders around the world. Find out more about the history of our company and rigorous trialing process to see what it takes to create and bring exceptional plants to market.

Perennial Resource ::  (Walters Gardens consumer site) – Brought to you by Walters Gardens, Inc., North America’s leading wholesale perennial grower for over 65 years. Walters Gardens is a family run business located in Zeeland, Michigan which is west of Grand Rapids near the shore of Lake Michigan.  The company has grown from a small farm of less than five acres worked by just a few men, to a large corporation with over 200 employees, 1,500 acres of land, and 500,000 square feet of greenhouse space.  Over 15 million perennial liners are shipped to independent garden centers, wholesale growers, mail order companies, landscapers, and municipalities across the USA and Canada annually. Walters Gardens, Inc. has built its reputation on offering a wide variety of new and classic perennials of the finest quality.  Modern growing technologies, plant virus testing, hybridizing and new plant introductions, and marketing support help our customers put down profitable roots.

Proven Winners ::  (Proven Winners consumer site) –  RECYCLE, IT’S THE NATURAL THING TO DO™ ~ No industry is greener than gardening, and Proven Winners is constantly working to refine and improve our offerings for the North American garden and aid the nursery industry in using the best in new plant and production materials.  We are committed to doing this by providing the education and service to gardeners everywhere that helps them succeed. And, from our inception 15 years ago, Proven Winners has made this same commitment to sustainable production practices in every one of our facilities in order to provide plants that are not only better for gardeners, but that are ultimately better for the environment too.