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    1. Welcome to GardenStew

      Introduce yourself to the community and welcome new members. A great place to write your first post.
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      Theresa1984 Latest: Hello from Saint Louis Missouri Theresa1984, Feb 9, 2016 at 10:00 PM
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    2. The Village Square

      Friendly chat about topics not covered in the other forums. Gather round, gather round!
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      eileen Latest: This is going to be difficult....... eileen, Feb 13, 2016 at 8:27 PM
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    3. Member's Gallery

      A place to post photos of your gardens, flowers, pets, adventures, anything!
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    4. How To:

      Various How-To tutorials to help you.
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    1. Flower Gardening

      General flower gardening discussion. Flower care and tips, growing conditions, propagation, transplanting and more.
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      Sjoerd Latest: 12ft Holly Hock! Sjoerd, Feb 13, 2016 at 12:32 PM
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      General trees, shrubs and roses discussion. Care and tips, growing conditions, propagation, transplanting and more.
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    3. Fruit and Veg Gardening

      General fruit and vegetable gardening discussion. Tips for sustainable living, growing in allotments, containers, greenhouses and more.
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      carolyn Latest: What have you done today in the Garden? carolyn, Feb 13, 2016 at 6:28 PM
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    4. Herb Gardening

      General herb gardening discussion. Basil, chives, lavender, mint, sage, thyme and more.
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      Theresa1984 Latest: Garlic varieties Theresa1984, Feb 9, 2016 at 10:29 PM
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    5. Houseplants

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      carolyn Latest: Seeds on a clivia.... carolyn, Feb 8, 2016 at 1:48 PM
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    6. Lawn Care

      General lawn care discussion. Seeding, maintenance, common problems, machinery and more.
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      Brisbane Trees Latest: Mulching in the Winter Brisbane Trees, Apr 9, 2015
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    7. Water Gardening

      General water gardening discussion. Care of water plants, ponds, waterfalls and other water garden features.
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    1. Plant ID

      Our members help identify your mystery plants. Be as descriptive as possible.
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    2. Plant and Seed Exchange

      Swap seeds and plants with other members of the site. Be aware that restrictions may apply depending on where you live. Read the topic marked "[IMPORTANT] International seed swaps"
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    3. Seed Starting / Propagation

      Tips on how to get your seeds off to a healthy start. Container types, proper storage, lighting, moisture, temperatures, soil types.
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    4. Plant Pests, Diseases and Weeds

      General pests, diseases and weeds discussion. Organic and inorganic treatments, prevention and control.
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    1. Garden Design

      General garden design discussion. Planning, layout, structures, colours, garden styles and more.
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      Tooty2shoes Latest: Best type of Borders? Tooty2shoes, Feb 11, 2016 at 10:24 PM
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    2. Wildlife in the Garden

      General wildlife discussion. Attracting wildlife, preventing wildlife damage to plants and other tips.
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      2ofus Latest: Smilebox ...Winter visitors 2ofus, Feb 11, 2016 at 1:23 PM
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    3. Gardening Other

      General gardening tips that do not fit into any of the other forums. Making life in the garden easier.
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      Pandookie Latest: Old Phone Books in the Garden?? Pandookie, Feb 11, 2016 at 5:54 PM
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    1. Hobbies and Crafts

      General hobbies and crafts discussion. Garden junk , painting, scrapbooking, woodwork, beekeeping and more
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      Tooty2shoes Latest: Pottery and Porcelain. Tooty2shoes, Feb 3, 2016
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    2. Recipes and Cooking

      General recipes and cooking discussion. Share recipes, methods, preparation tips, time saving ideas and more.
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      Netty Latest: Must- have equipment for the kitchen Netty, Feb 11, 2016 at 12:58 PM
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    3. Interior Design

      General interior design discussion. Furniture, flooring, wall treatment, lighting, accessories and more.
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      mart Latest: Important questions need to ask? mart, Oct 22, 2015
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    6. Pets

      General pet discussion. Pet stories, care, training, and environments. Discuss dogs, cats, birds and more.
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      Droopy Latest: Isabella had a birthday .... Droopy, Feb 11, 2016 at 7:45 PM
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    1. Testing

      Test signatures, avatar images, posting images and other posting features before "going live" on the other forums.
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