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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: Hi there. Frank, Jan 20, 2020 at 10:31 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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      Islandlife Latest: What is living in your spice rack? Islandlife, Jan 19, 2020 at 9:07 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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      Netty Latest: From Cigar Shack to..... Netty, Jan 19, 2020 at 1:38 PM
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    4. How To:

      Various How-To tutorials to help you.
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      Frank Latest: How to... Post Images Frank, Jun 8, 2019
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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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      adam.ca Latest: Growing Flowers for a Wedding adam.ca, Jan 8, 2020
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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: Myrica Cerifera Seeds toni, Jan 19, 2020 at 7:04 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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      Islandlife Latest: Processing Is The Spice Of Life Islandlife, Jan 19, 2020 at 3:05 AM
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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: Fresh herbs in winter marlingardener, Nov 16, 2019
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    5. Houseplants

      General houseplant discussion. Care and tips, growing conditions, watering, propagation and more.
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      Islandlife Latest: Pruning, Cuttings and New Bonsai Islandlife, Jan 18, 2020 at 5:51 PM
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    6. Lawn Care

      General lawn care discussion. Seeding, maintenance, common problems, machinery and more.
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      Cayuga Morning Latest: Pop Up Sprinklers Cayuga Morning, Jan 19, 2020 at 2:53 AM
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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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    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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      Georgia Girl Beth Latest: Bonsai Tree Seeds Georgia Girl Beth, Jan 4, 2020
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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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      KK Ng Latest: Invasion Of A Different Kind! KK Ng, Jan 1, 2020
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    1. Garden Design

      General garden design discussion. Planning, layout, structures, colours, garden styles and more.
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      Islandlife Latest: Lawn Edging Islandlife, Jan 19, 2020 at 9:09 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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      Cayuga Morning Latest: Fox Sparrow in the snow. Cayuga Morning, Jan 19, 2020 at 2:42 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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      Dirtmechanic Latest: SEED CATALOGS Dirtmechanic, Dec 24, 2019
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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: Mittens Mittens Cayuga Morning, Dec 30, 2019
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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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      Islandlife Latest: What's for dinner? Islandlife, Jan 19, 2020 at 9:11 PM
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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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      Catdaddy6676 Latest: Which browser do you use Catdaddy6676, Oct 24, 2019
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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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      +Jeffrey+ Latest: Pet Memorial Thread +Jeffrey+, Jan 14, 2020 at 9:37 PM
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    7. Books

      General book discussion. Currently reading, recommendations, books to avoid, favourite books and more.
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      Reaya Latest: Gave this as a gift Reaya, Dec 18, 2019
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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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      Dirtmechanic Latest: Caption Competition #554 Dirtmechanic, Jan 19, 2020 at 11:57 PM
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