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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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      marlingardener Latest: Hello from Kentucky marlingardener, Feb 28, 2017 at 1:57 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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      marlingardener Latest: The Good Day All Thread marlingardener, Feb 28, 2017 at 2:01 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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      Islandlife Latest: A couple of little gnomes for story. Islandlife, Feb 25, 2017 at 6:43 PM
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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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    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: Indian laurel fig tree toni, Feb 20, 2017
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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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      Cayuga Morning Latest: A Little Help From Starbucks! Cayuga Morning, Feb 28, 2017 at 1:12 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: Herb starts marlingardener, Feb 19, 2017
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    5. Houseplants

      General houseplant discussion. Care and tips, growing conditions, watering, propagation and more.
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      purpleinopp Latest: No Bunny Ears, why??? purpleinopp, Feb 20, 2017
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    6. Lawn Care

      General lawn care discussion. Seeding, maintenance, common problems, machinery and more.
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      majorcatfish Latest: my winter project majorcatfish, Feb 6, 2017
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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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      hummerbum Latest: Hydroponic gardening anyone? hummerbum, Feb 22, 2017 at 6:22 PM
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    1. Plant ID

      Our members help identify your mystery plants. Be as descriptive as possible.
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      Ronni Latest: Unique Plant or Out of Control Weed? Ronni, Feb 24, 2017 at 2:14 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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      margie12u Latest: shaded area to plant margie12u, Jan 25, 2017
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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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      marlingardener Latest: Growing some herbs marlingardener, Feb 28, 2017 at 2:06 PM
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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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      carolyn Latest: Asparagus Sprengeri carolyn, Feb 21, 2017
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    1. Garden Design

      General garden design discussion. Planning, layout, structures, colours, garden styles and more.
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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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      eileen Latest: Two wrens. eileen, Feb 28, 2017 at 11:05 AM
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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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      waretrop Latest: Advice on where to buy a greenhouse? waretrop, Feb 22, 2017 at 2:46 AM
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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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    2. Recipes and Cooking

      General recipes and cooking discussion. Share recipes, methods, preparation tips, time saving ideas and more.
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    3. Interior Design

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      marieburn Latest: Help with our big brown wall please.... marieburn, Feb 27, 2017 at 8:11 PM
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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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      Evawilliams Latest: Last room to remodel, thank goodness! Evawilliams, Feb 28, 2017 at 1:28 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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      Netty Latest: A new puppy to help us heal...Maggie Netty, Feb 28, 2017 at 1:30 PM
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    1. Testing

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