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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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    2. The Village Square

      Friendly chat about topics not covered in the other forums. Gather round, gather round!
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      2ofus Latest: Frost! Maybe. 2ofus, Jul 28, 2015 at 10:41 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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      toni Latest: The Third Annual Gardenstew Phenology Study toni, Jul 28, 2015 at 6:52 PM
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    2. Trees, Shrubs and Roses

      General trees, shrubs and roses discussion. Care and tips, growing conditions, propagation, transplanting and more.
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      toni Latest: Pecan tree worms toni, Jul 11, 2015
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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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      toni Latest: Way over planted zucchini toni, Jul 28, 2015 at 6:02 PM
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    4. Herb Gardening

      General herb gardening discussion. Basil, chives, lavender, mint, sage, thyme and more.
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      marlingardener Latest: Sage propagating itself marlingardener, Jul 25, 2015 at 4:27 PM
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    5. Houseplants

      General houseplant discussion. Care and tips, growing conditions, watering, propagation and more.
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      GinnyC Latest: Does anyone grow coleus? GinnyC, Jul 28, 2015 at 8:28 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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      purpleinopp Latest: Is this a type of Dracaena? purpleinopp, Jul 28, 2015 at 3:32 PM
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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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      Cayuga Morning Latest: Lily Beetles - home made remedy Cayuga Morning, Jul 23, 2015 at 2:18 AM
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    1. Garden Design

      General garden design discussion. Planning, layout, structures, colours, garden styles and more.
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      2ofus Latest: Re-doing my beds this fall and next spring. 2ofus, Jul 23, 2015 at 4:20 AM
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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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      cajuncappy Latest: Dove Nest cajuncappy, Jul 28, 2015 at 5:01 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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    1. Hobbies and Crafts

      General hobbies and crafts discussion. Garden junk , painting, scrapbooking, woodwork, beekeeping and more
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      Ms kitty 01 Latest: Zinna jars Ms kitty 01, Jul 28, 2015 at 5:23 PM
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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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      GinnyC Latest: The Cucumber Pizza! GinnyC, Jul 28, 2015 at 8:48 PM
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    3. Interior Design

      General interior design discussion. Furniture, flooring, wall treatment, lighting, accessories and more.
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      helgajones Latest: very difficult living room helgajones, May 21, 2015
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    4. Home Improvement, DIY and Repair

      General home improvement discussion. DIY, repairs, additions, renovation, safety tips and more.
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      Emma_Taylor Latest: How to spice up a wall Emma_Taylor, Jul 24, 2015 at 8:14 AM
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    5. Computer and Internet

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      Evil Roy Latest: I hope you all reserved Windows 10? Evil Roy, Jul 27, 2015 at 11:55 PM
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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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      Haven Latest: Are you a Cat person or dog person? Haven, Jul 24, 2015 at 10:56 PM
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    7. Books

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    1. Site Rules and Guidelines

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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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