Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Horticulture Research Guide: Finding Articles & More

Library Databases



This page provides suggested keywords and search tips for using library databases, as well as a list of suggested databases for your horticulture research.

Suggested Keywords

Some suggested keywords for searching library databases:

  • botany
  • horticulture
  • plants
  • gardening
  • ecology
  • human-plant relationships
  • plants and civilizations
  • nursery
  • greenhouse
  • plant reproduction
  • plant biology
  • plant taxonomy
  • perennials
  • annuals
  • landscape/landscaping

Search Tip: Use the database's Subject Terms tool or Thesaurus tool for help identifying more keywords for searching! When you're in a database like Academic Search Complete, click Subject Terms in the purple banner (see below), then enter a keyword like horticulture. You'll get a list of terms specific to horticulture that can help you narrow your research.

Library Databases

The following is a list of library databases specific to horticulture, as well as some general subject databases, to help you with your research.

Click on a database name to access that database and begin searching. You may have to enter your myMCC username and password if you're off campus or using your own computer.

Format Matters