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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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      waretrop Latest: Morning from New Hampshire waretrop, Jul 28, 2016 at 1:25 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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      fatbaldguy Latest: Where do you WANT to Be? fatbaldguy, Jul 30, 2016 at 10:52 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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      stratsmom Latest: Helleborus stratsmom, Jul 30, 2016 at 5:47 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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      Beeker Latest: Nervous with mini roses... begging for advice. Beeker, Jul 30, 2016 at 10:48 PM
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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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      Sjoerd Latest: What have you done today in the Garden? Sjoerd, Jul 30, 2016 at 12:41 PM
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    4. Herb Gardening

      General herb gardening discussion. Basil, chives, lavender, mint, sage, thyme and more.
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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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      carolyn Latest: Badly Overgrown Yard carolyn, Jul 20, 2016
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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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      lori_15 Latest: shiny leaf plant lori_15, Jul 28, 2016 at 8:09 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 at 7:03 AM
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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 at 8:20 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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      Sydney Smith Latest: Bird Pics. Sydney Smith, Jul 30, 2016 at 12:11 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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      carolyn Latest: greenhouse cucumbers and tomatoes carolyn, Jul 24, 2016 at 12:40 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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    2. Recipes and Cooking

      General recipes and cooking discussion. Share recipes, methods, preparation tips, time saving ideas and more.
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      stratsmom Latest: Unbleached flour--where? stratsmom, Jul 30, 2016 at 6:05 PM
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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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      SusieQ07 Latest: Last day to get Windows 10 Free SusieQ07, Jul 30, 2016 at 7:47 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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      Philip Nulty Latest: Philip's Cats. Philip Nulty, Jul 29, 2016 at 2:29 AM
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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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