Daves Garden - Gardening Community *Garden Watchdog - directory of more than 7,000 mail order gardening companies with reviews from real-life users, gardeners ,etc. Also includes "PlantScout" - where you can find vendors for the plants you're seeking
Japanese basket art. It takes ten years to apprentice in this art, and then more time to develop a style and voice. And then there's the material. These works last a long time. "...Japanese baskets coated with lacquer that date from the late Paleolithic era have been found at excavation sites. Processes that involve boiling the bamboo and treating it to make it stable under tremendous stress and climate changes..."
Heirloom Tomato Seeds - Over 100 Varieties of Heirloom Tomatoes: I ordered from this website for our garden last year. With the new baby we didn't get a chance to save seeds from our vegies to plant this spring...so we will need to buy more seeds! We especially loved the haricot vert green beans, the cukes, the wildflowers, giant sunflowers and the cherry tomatoes!