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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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      Frank Latest: Hello from zone 6 Frank, Oct 8, 2017
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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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      toni Latest: The Good Day All Thread toni, Oct 20, 2017 at 5:27 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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      mart Latest: This is where I've been mart, Oct 18, 2017 at 2:29 AM
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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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      eileen Latest: angel trumpet eileen, Oct 13, 2017
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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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      L3iH Latest: what size hydrangea petiolaris to buy? L3iH, Oct 20, 2017 at 11:41 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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      Kay Latest: What have you done today in the Garden? Kay, Oct 20, 2017 at 6:41 PM
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    4. Herb Gardening

      General herb gardening discussion. Basil, chives, lavender, mint, sage, thyme and more.
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      carolyn Latest: Basil, basil everywhere! carolyn, Oct 3, 2017
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    5. Houseplants

      General houseplant discussion. Care and tips, growing conditions, watering, propagation and more.
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      eileen Latest: White bugs in my cactus soil? eileen, Oct 17, 2017 at 6:32 PM
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    6. Lawn Care

      General lawn care discussion. Seeding, maintenance, common problems, machinery and more.
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      carolyn Latest: my winter project carolyn, Oct 19, 2017 at 1:11 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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      Odif Latest: Grapevine? Red leaves Odif, Oct 19, 2017 at 9:01 AM
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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: cactus and succulents margie12u, Oct 13, 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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      purpleinopp Latest: angel trumpet purpleinopp, Sep 28, 2017
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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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    2. Wildlife in the Garden

      General wildlife discussion. Attracting wildlife, preventing wildlife damage to plants and other tips.
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      Sherry8 Latest: Two for the price of one... Sherry8, Sep 13, 2017
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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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      toni Latest: Water harvesting toni, Oct 15, 2017 at 8:13 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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      Cayuga Morning Latest: My hobby ( Anisa :) Cayuga Morning, Sep 19, 2017
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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

      General interior design discussion. Furniture, flooring, wall treatment, lighting, accessories and more.
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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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    5. Computer and Internet

      General computer and Internet discussion. Viruses, security, applications, useful websites, hardware and more.
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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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      Gardengirl Latest: Searching for a photo Gardengirl, Oct 14, 2017 at 11:17 PM
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    7. Books

      General book discussion. Currently reading, recommendations, books to avoid, favourite books and more.
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    1. Site Rules and Guidelines

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      Cayuga Morning Latest: Back to top... box Cayuga Morning, Oct 3, 2017
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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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    2. Useful Articles

      Useful and interesting articles from around the Web and from our members. All non-member articles are reprinted with permission.
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    3. Jokes and Games

      Have a laugh in the jokes and games forum. Jokes, posting games, fun competitions, flash games, videos and more.
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      toni Latest: Caption Competition # 491 toni, Oct 20, 2017 at 5:29 PM
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