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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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      eileen Latest: Newbie from Northern Ireland eileen, Apr 24, 2018 at 9:57 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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      toni Latest: missing work for a few days toni, Apr 24, 2018 at 2:26 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: In the Garden..... Netty, Apr 24, 2018 at 1:18 PM
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    4. How To:

      Various How-To tutorials to help you.
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      Daeze Latest: How to... Post Images Daeze, Mar 23, 2018
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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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      Petronius Latest: Spring blooms Petronius, Apr 24, 2018 at 9:05 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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      Petronius Latest: When and How to prune Rose of Sharon??? Petronius, Apr 18, 2018 at 7:41 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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      Petronius Latest: What have you done today in the Garden? Petronius, Apr 24, 2018 at 8:47 PM
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    4. Herb Gardening

      General herb gardening discussion. Basil, chives, lavender, mint, sage, thyme and more.
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      toni Latest: Patchouli...Anyone growing it? toni, Apr 24, 2018 at 2:45 PM
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    5. Houseplants

      General houseplant discussion. Care and tips, growing conditions, watering, propagation and more.
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      purpleinopp Latest: A little orchid problem. purpleinopp, Apr 24, 2018 at 2:23 PM
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    6. Lawn Care

      General lawn care discussion. Seeding, maintenance, common problems, machinery and more.
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      Petronius Latest: Zoysia lawn plugs? Petronius, Apr 13, 2018
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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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      mart Latest: Weird weed ID please mart, Apr 11, 2018
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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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      Petronius Latest: Red Bearded Iris Petronius, Mar 14, 2018
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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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    4. Plant Pests, Diseases and Weeds

      General pests, diseases and weeds discussion. Organic and inorganic treatments, prevention and control.
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      Sjoerd Latest: Potato nematodes Sjoerd, Mar 22, 2018
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    1. Garden Design

      General garden design discussion. Planning, layout, structures, colours, garden styles and more.
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      Petronius Latest: hanging baskets Petronius, Mar 26, 2018
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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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      Tooty2shoes Latest: Poor Birds. Tooty2shoes, Apr 22, 2018 at 9:57 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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      Philip Nulty Latest: Self-Watering pots Philip Nulty, Mar 15, 2018
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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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      eileen Latest: potty about pottery eileen, Apr 24, 2018 at 6:13 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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    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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      mart Latest: Winter checklist mart, Dec 20, 2017
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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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      Frank Latest: Latest Post Frank, Mar 31, 2018
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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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      sprout22 Latest: Sprout sprout22, Apr 18, 2018 at 5:38 AM
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    7. Books

      General book discussion. Currently reading, recommendations, books to avoid, favourite books and more.
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      Petronius Latest: Gone With the Wind Petronius, Apr 17, 2018
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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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