Updated May 12, 2020
I have discovered a few gardening blogs that also emphasize photography. Here are my favorites.
Eliza Waters – New
Bramble Garden – New
All My Favorite Flower Names
Alphabetical list of flowers with pictures that can be browsed by category
Top 25 Best Perennials for Your Garden
From Better Homes and Gardens, and very good for creating a short list of plants to start experimenting. BHG lists have plants that are easy to find and grow. Great for beginners.
17 Best Perennials for Shade
Another BHG list
Hadden EJ. Beautiful No-Mow Yards: 50 Amazing Lawn Alternatives, 2012.
Primeau L. Front Yard Gardens: Growing More Than Grass, 2010.