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

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

References

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

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