"Live as if you are going to die tomorrow. Garden as if you are going to live forever." - Joan Kipling
Quackin' Grass recommends the following organizations:
The American Rhododendron Society is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to encourage interest in and to disseminate information about the genus Rhododendron.
ARHS supports and promotes the development and exchange of expertise and material relating to the practice of creating and maintaining year-round garden landscapes featuring rhododendrons and other plants
The purposes of the American Conifer Society are the development, conservation, and propagation of conifers, with an emphasis on those that are dwarf or unusual, standardization of nomenclature, and education of the public.
The Connecticut Cactus and Succulent Society is a very active club of enthusiasts with numerous knowledgeable growers always eager to share their experiences.
The stated purpose of HARDY PLANT SOCIETY is to cultivate and promote interest in plants that are hardy in New England from the tiniest herbaceous plants to giant trees and all between.
The NAHS is a plant society dedicated to the advancement of knowledge about heaths and heathers, dissemination of information about heather and the promotion of fellowship among heather enthusiasts
NARGS is for gardening enthusiasts interested in alpine, saxatile, and low-growing perennials.
The North East Heather Society (NEHS) is a chapter of the North American Heather Society (NAHS) which is made up of gardening oriented individuals in the Eastern Seaboard of North American enthusiastic about Heaths and Heathers.