Gardening is definitely not about re-inventing the wheel. There's a world of information to wade through, but here are some suggestions to expand your knowledge base.

In an interview a few years back, Julia Child talked about the elation she felt in visiting other people's kitchens and cooking with them. She said she always learned something, took away something new or long forgotten that soon proved valuable in her own food. That has certainly been my experience. Whether it is going to someone's garden, reading about plants or simply gazing at others' photographs for inspiration, I try to learn something new everyday. Or at least remember something useful!

Mama's Hot Links will take you to my favorite websites, besides this one. 

Read More Mama will take you to publications I write for regularly, besides this one.

Recommended Reading will take you to my bookshelf, and hopefully to your favorite bookstore, besides this one.