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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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      Islandlife Latest: Hi from Kent Islandlife, Aug 28, 2016 at 1:21 AM
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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: Hear Ye!! Hear Ye!! Today is Kay's Birthday!! 2ofus, Aug 30, 2016 at 7:29 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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      2ofus Latest: Posting a short video ? 2ofus, Aug 30, 2016 at 1:45 PM
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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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      kate Latest: There Are Thieves Among Us!!! kate, Aug 29, 2016 at 11:56 AM
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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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      Islandlife Latest: Largest Lady Banks Rose in the world Islandlife, Aug 30, 2016 at 1:50 AM
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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: Pulled our carrots today Cayuga Morning, Aug 30, 2016 at 2:53 PM
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    4. Herb Gardening

      General herb gardening discussion. Basil, chives, lavender, mint, sage, thyme and more.
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      ElizaMunk Latest: Unique way to grow herbs! ElizaMunk, Aug 17, 2016
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    5. Houseplants

      General houseplant discussion. Care and tips, growing conditions, watering, propagation and more.
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    6. Lawn Care

      General lawn care discussion. Seeding, maintenance, common problems, machinery and more.
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      kate Latest: What is wrong with our lawn? kate, Aug 28, 2016 at 4:07 PM
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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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      loretta426 Latest: large climbing vine in Michigan loretta426, Aug 28, 2016 at 6:45 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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      jessiec54 Latest: african violets jessiec54, May 29, 2016
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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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      Islandlife Latest: Bitter Melon from seeds Islandlife, Jul 30, 2016
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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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      Raddang Latest: Backyard Ornaments Raddang, Jul 27, 2016
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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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      Kildale Latest: A birding show. Kildale, Aug 29, 2016 at 5:10 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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      KK Ng Latest: How to keep extra earth? KK Ng, Aug 20, 2016
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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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      marlingardener Latest: Ideas for winter crafting marlingardener, Aug 27, 2016 at 10:05 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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      Netty Latest: To be saucy or not? Netty, Aug 30, 2016 at 10:17 AM
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    3. Interior Design

      General interior design discussion. Furniture, flooring, wall treatment, lighting, accessories and more.
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      Platinum23 Latest: Photo wall ideas? Platinum23, Jul 15, 2016
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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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      Philip Nulty Latest: Philip's Cats. Philip Nulty, Aug 8, 2016
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    7. Books

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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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