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Dave's Garden: Guides and Information

We believe in collaborative development. When gardeners from around the world are given the tools to share their experience and information, some pretty special informational features are created. Enjoy!

  • PlantFiles

    PlantFiles is largest plant database in the world, built by 60,154 gardeners working together from around the world. The database has 217,995 entries, 374,489 images and 153,342 comments. Currently entries are from 430 families, 5,355 genera, 46,715 species, and 135,279 cultivars.

  • BugFiles

    BugFiles is a massive bug database, collaboratively developed by 5,931 members. The database has 7,366 entries, 17,108 images and 3,193 comments.

  • BirdFiles

    BirdFiles is our database of birds, developed by 1,551 members. The database has 3,534 entries, 8,178 images and 997 comments.

  • Articles

    Browse through our articles, written by gardeners from every walk of life. We post several brand new articles each day!

  • Freeze/frost dates

    Enter your location and we'll tell you when your spring and fall frost dates will be.

  • Landscaping

    Our Landscaping database, where members submit photo tours of the gardens around their homes.

  • Botanary

    A reference guide containing an alphabetical list of botanical (latin) words, with information given for each word, usually including the etymology (i.e., history and/or origin) and pronunciation.

  • Gardenology

    Have you ever wondered about a particular gardening term or concept? Arm yourself with the definitions of every gardening term in our Garden Dictionary.