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Type of site
Available in English
Launched 2007
Content license
Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license 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] 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] 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]


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


  1. ^ Christian Science Monitor. "A Wikipedia for plants?". 
  2. ^ "Cybergardening: The path to becoming a better gardener". 
  3. ^ Eden Maker's Blog. " "Plant Wiki"". Archived from the original on 2010-01-20. 
  4. ^ Planet Green, A Discovery Company. "Calling All Gardeners! Gardenology Creates Wiki Database for Gardeners, Needs Your Help to Grow". 
  5. ^ Garden World Report. " "A Wiki for Plants!"". 
  6. ^ " entry on". Retrieved 2013-10-03. 
  7. ^ "Plant Encyclopedia and Gardening wiki". Retrieved 2013-10-03. 
  8. ^ "Revision history of "Main Page" - - Plant Encyclopedia and Gardening wiki". Retrieved 2013-10-03. 

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