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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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      Northerner Latest: Hello from southern Wisconsin!! Northerner, Jun 24, 2018 at 1:53 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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      eileen Latest: Quote appropriate for today's world eileen, Jun 24, 2018 at 6:58 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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      Henry Johnson Latest: Japan Revisited - Nara Henry Johnson, Jun 24, 2018 at 3:44 PM
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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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      purpleinopp Latest: Happy plants & flowers purpleinopp, Jun 24, 2018 at 3:32 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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      alanngarethh Latest: When and How to prune Rose of Sharon??? alanngarethh, Jun 24, 2018 at 8:51 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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      Growingpains Latest: Veggie Progress Growingpains, Jun 23, 2018 at 9:48 PM
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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: Garlic harvest marlingardener, May 28, 2018
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    5. Houseplants

      General houseplant discussion. Care and tips, growing conditions, watering, propagation and more.
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      purpleinopp Latest: Happy houseplants purpleinopp, Jun 24, 2018 at 3:42 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: Paper Yard Bags Petronius, May 14, 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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      toni Latest: Neighbours gift toni, Jun 24, 2018 at 3:46 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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      Hibiscusmom2104 Latest: Looking for a Rum Runner Hibiscus Hibiscusmom2104, Jun 18, 2018 at 6:50 AM
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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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      toni Latest: Tussock worms toni, Jun 22, 2018 at 3:36 PM
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    1. Garden Design

      General garden design discussion. Planning, layout, structures, colours, garden styles and more.
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      eileen Latest: Pond eileen, May 17, 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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      Netty Latest: Incy wincy spider Netty, Jun 22, 2018 at 9:09 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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      Petronius Latest: Caladiums Petronius, May 18, 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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    2. Recipes and Cooking

      General recipes and cooking discussion. Share recipes, methods, preparation tips, time saving ideas and more.
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      mart Latest: Italian potato salad mart, Jun 10, 2018
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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: plastic forks? mart, May 22, 2018
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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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      LIcenter Latest: Help!! lost photos LIcenter, May 28, 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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      mart Latest: Warning, cute photo! mart, Jun 21, 2018 at 2:51 AM
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    7. Books

      General book discussion. Currently reading, recommendations, books to avoid, favourite books and more.
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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

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