Gardenology.org

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Gardenology.org
Web address http://gardenology.org/
Type of site Wiki
Available in English
Content license Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license
Launched 2007

Gardenology.org is a wiki, launched in 2007,[1] meant to serve as a free, "complete plant and garden wiki encyclopedia." There are over 19,000 articles on the site, and a plant search box.[2] Gardenology.org is a "reference database with botany basics, cultivation, propagation, plant maintenance, glossary of botanical names and glossary of gardening terms".[3][4][5]

The site runs on MediaWiki as well as the Semantic MediaWiki extension.[6]

Gardenology.org uses the Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike license for its content. Articles can cover an individual species or cultivar, a family, a gardening term or gardening topic. The site has message forums for gardening-related discussions.[7]

Milestones[edit]

  • May 10, 2009 — 5,000 articles[8]
  • August 9, 2009 — 10,000 articles

References[edit]

  1. ^ Christian Science Monitor. "A Wikipedia for plants?". 
  2. ^ mofflymedia.com. "Cybergardening: The path to becoming a better gardener". 
  3. ^ Eden Maker's Blog. "Gardenology.org "Plant Wiki"". 
  4. ^ Planet Green, A Discovery Company. "Calling All Gardeners! Gardenology Creates Wiki Database for Gardeners, Needs Your Help to Grow". 
  5. ^ Garden World Report. "Gardenology.org "A Wiki for Plants!"". 
  6. ^ "Gardenology.org entry on". Semantic-mediawiki.org. Retrieved 2013-10-03. 
  7. ^ "Plant Encyclopedia and Gardening wiki". Gardenology.org. Retrieved 2013-10-03. 
  8. ^ "Revision history of "Main Page" - Gardenology.org - Plant Encyclopedia and Gardening wiki". Gardenology.org. Retrieved 2013-10-03. 

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