• Introduce Yourself Please
    New on the HG Garden Forum? Stop in and say howdy!
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    Wed Jul 30, 2014 2:10 am
  • Helpful Gardener's Tips & Suggestions for New Members
    A few tips about posting on the Helpful Gardener Forum. By taking a small moment to read these helpful tips you will be able to get the most out of the garden forums and have a pleasurable experience.
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    Sun May 27, 2012 6:29 pm
  • Forum Guidelines - Please Read
    These are our guidelines for posting discussions. Please take a moment to read, it takes less than a minute but it will greatly enhance your experience at our forum.
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    Thu Jul 13, 2006 5:39 pm
  • Organic Gardening Forum
    Quite likely the friendliest Organic Gardening Forum on the web. Promoting sustainable gardening since 2003. Join the conversation!
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    Last post by Lindsaylew82 View the latest post
    Sat Jul 26, 2014 2:03 pm
  • Composting Forum
    Compost is the key for a healthy thriving garden. We cover the how, what, where, and why of composting. Read our discussions in the composting forums.
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    Last post by rainbowgardener View the latest post
    Thu Jul 24, 2014 6:10 pm
  • Organic Insect and Plant Disease Control
    How to control insects and plant diseases the natural way.
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    Last post by rainbowgardener View the latest post
    Tue Jul 29, 2014 11:11 pm
  • Permaculture Forum
    A forum about Permaculture
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    Last post by Chinese Gardener View the latest post
    Thu Jun 12, 2014 12:53 pm
  • Chickens/Ducks, Goats, and other Livestock Forum
    A forum for the discussion of the care and maintenance topics related to raising chickens, ducks, goats and other animals.
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    Last post by Kageri View the latest post
    Thu Jul 17, 2014 10:06 pm
  • Canning - Preserving - Recipes
    A forum about what to do with the food after it is harvested. Now that you have pulled it out of the ground, are you going to cook it, can it, preserve it? Tell us how you play with your food! :)
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    Last post by NancyJo View the latest post
    Sat Jul 26, 2014 1:01 pm
  • Beekeeping Forum
    How to care for bees. A forum for discussing all aspects of beekeeping, and not just honeybees, all kinds of bees!
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    Last post by Rairdog View the latest post
    Thu Jul 24, 2014 1:18 am
  • Vegetable Gardening Forum
    The quality and flavor of the fresh veggies you grow will reward you all summer long, especially when you garden organically. Discuss the care and propagation of a vegetable garden, share your knowledge with others about growing veggies, or find out what you need to know to grow great veggies.
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    Last post by rainbowgardener View the latest post
    Wed Jul 30, 2014 3:24 am
  • Vegetable Garden Progress + Photos & Videos
    A forum to discuss the progress of your garden... with photos and videos!
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    860 Posts
    Last post by Lindsaylew82 View the latest post
    Tue Jul 29, 2014 5:36 pm
  • TOMATO FORUM - Growing Tomatoes Forums
    A FRIENDLY Tomato Forum since 2003 - Voted Best of the Web by BusinessWeek Magazine. Share & discuss growing tomatoes, diagnose tomato problems and learn about different varieties.
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    Last post by rosiegirl View the latest post
    Tue Jul 29, 2014 10:02 pm
  • Tomato Garden Progress + Photos & Videos
    Share how your tomatoes are growing... with photos and videos! This is the tomato forum for sharing details about how your tomatoes are doing.
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    Last post by DDMcKenna View the latest post
    Tue Jul 29, 2014 10:48 pm
  • Heirloom Tomatoes
    Heirloom Tomato Forum
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    180 Posts
    Last post by valley View the latest post
    Sat Jul 26, 2014 10:43 pm
  • Pepper Forum
    A community to help you grow peppers! Information on Hot & Sweet peppers, soil preparation, starting peppers, identifying cultivation problems and great tips for a successful pepper harvest! Yum!
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    1599 Posts
    Last post by Lindsaylew82 View the latest post
    Mon Jul 28, 2014 2:36 am
  • Herb Gardening Forum
    Herbs! Convenient for growing in containers and even in the smallest of gardens, even on a patio.
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    Last post by Lindsaylew82 View the latest post
    Wed Jul 30, 2014 12:56 am
  • FRUIT
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  • FRUIT FORUM
    A forum for discussion and queries pertaining to all types of fruit, be they vine, ground, bush or tree. Discuss pruning a fruit tree, general fruit tree care, and even growing exotic fruit. Share with us your tips, best varieties, and even downfalls, or just drop in for some advice!
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    Last post by Gary350 View the latest post
    Wed Jul 30, 2014 2:41 am
  • BONSAI
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  • BONSAI FORUM
    Bonsai Forums for discussing care, pruning, identification, watering of bonsai.
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    Last post by Gnome View the latest post
    Tue Jul 29, 2014 10:51 pm
  • Indoor Bonsai
    Discuss tree issues unique to growing bonsai indoors. Visit here to research and discuss.
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    3607 Posts
    Last post by lee12 View the latest post
    Sun Jul 27, 2014 7:42 pm
  • Bonsai Identification
    Do you have a bonsai but don't know what kind of tree it is, much less how to care for it? Then please take a look at this library of tree indentifications and see if you can find the tree that looks like yours. Once you have identified it and the care instructions, if you have more questions then feel free to ask them in the regular bonsai forum.
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    Last post by rainbowgardener View the latest post
    Sat Jul 26, 2014 5:07 pm
  • Bonsai Learning Forum & Library
    Helpful bonsai discussions from the past that will help answer common bonsai questions as well as increase your knowledge of caring for bonsai. Moderators will also post about articles and other finds on the Internet.
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    Last post by Goku View the latest post
    Sun Apr 27, 2014 8:26 am
  • Bonsai Photo Gallery
    Looking for pictures of bonsai? If you have a photo you'd like to share, we'd like to see it!

    We encourage you to publish pics to those that you have actually taken yourself. :)
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    Last post by tomc View the latest post
    Mon Apr 28, 2014 8:18 pm
  • Japanese Garden Forum
    A friendly place to discuss Japanese gardening techniques.
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    Last post by irma View the latest post
    Sat May 03, 2014 9:04 am
  • Container Gardening Forum
    A forum for discussion of growing plants in containers, whether indoors or outdoors.

    Container gardening is similar to regular gardening (ie. use good soils and so on....place shade plants in shaded areas, place sun plants in sunny areas etc.). But, watering and other considerations are so much different with container plants.
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    Last post by rainbowgardener View the latest post
    Tue Jul 29, 2014 4:35 am
  • HYDROPONICS FORUM
    Discuss issues specific to hydroponic gardening, including grow lights, techniques, supplies, and nutrients.
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    Last post by Lindsaylew82 View the latest post
    Sun Jul 27, 2014 6:06 pm
  • Greenhouse Forum
    A forum to discuss all aspects of cultivating plants in a greenhouse.
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    Last post by Rairdog View the latest post
    Wed Jul 09, 2014 10:02 pm
  • ROSES
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  • Rose Forum
    Forums related to the care of roses, including pruning, weather protection, watering, fertilizing and also organic roses, planting instructions, disease prevention, etc. Drop in and share! Although thought to be one of the most demanding plants to grow, roses can now easily be grown almost anywhere.

    Roses have been with us for centuries. Discuss roses here – the hundreds of different types, problems, or just post a question on rose gardening or brag about your own rose!
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    Last post by deltarose View the latest post
    Sun Jul 27, 2014 1:24 am
  • Gardening with Native Plant Species
    How to garden with native plants. While what's native differs depending on where you're living, the principle remains the same.

    Gardening with native plant species feeds the insects that feed the birds that help the plants propogate, affecting all points of the animal and plant life cycle.
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    Last post by Lindsaylew82 View the latest post
    Wed Jul 23, 2014 3:22 am
  • Wildlife - Gardening with Local Critters in Mind
    For discussion of getting along with wildlife species that are native to your garden, including beneficial birds, insects and other animals that will help in creating a garden that is harmonious with your environment. Discussions about co-existing with deer, rabbits, and rodents are also welcome!
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    Last post by Lindsaylew82 View the latest post
    Wed Jul 30, 2014 1:59 am
  • Trees, Shrubs, and Hedges
    A friendly forum to explore the unique qualities and problems that come with trees, shrubs and hedges. Share your questions and tips about trees, shrubs and hedges right here!
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    10285 Posts
    Last post by pinksand View the latest post
    Mon Jul 28, 2014 2:02 pm
  • Hydrangea Forum
    The renewal of interest in the Hydrangea has led to many gardeners wondering what to do with them. Drop in for a friendly discussion or questions related to the care and propagation of hydrangeas.
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    Last post by luis_pr View the latest post
    Mon Jul 28, 2014 10:42 am
  • Perennials
    Visit the Perennials Forum! Perennials are ever-reliable plants that require minimal maintenance and provide dependable beauty year after year in our gardens. Come here to discuss the care, selection, planning and propagation of your perennials.
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    6018 Posts
    Last post by Rairdog View the latest post
    Wed Jul 30, 2014 3:59 am
  • LILACS
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  • Lilacs Forum
    A forum for discussions about the Lilac. Share your Lilac care experiences and tips, or ask your Lilac questions here. Don't be shy!
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    Last post by rainbowgardener View the latest post
    Fri Jul 18, 2014 6:34 pm
  • Flower Gardening & Garden Design
    The joys of gardening range from planning all winter to the end product in the fall. Your garden may cover many acres, or it may be no larger than a small room, but in either case, it is your garden – to change, care for, and use as your refuge.
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    Last post by pow wow View the latest post
    Sat Jul 26, 2014 10:06 am
  • Lawn Care Forum
    A friendly place to discuss lawns and grass issues, including choosing the best variety for your area and keeping it healthy.
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    Last post by Lindsaylew82 View the latest post
    Tue Jul 29, 2014 3:16 pm
  • Landscaping Forum
    Landscape Design and Landscaping Maintenance. This forum is a friendly place to discuss garden design issues. Ask questions about how to design a garden, find ideas and tips! Looking to hire a landscape architect or garden designer? Get your facts right here.
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    Last post by Admajora View the latest post
    Tue Jul 29, 2014 2:50 am
  • Water Gardening Forum
    For discussion of water based garden features, including ponds, waterfalls, landscaping with water, and the plants that live in the water.
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    366 Posts
    Last post by applestar View the latest post
    Sat Jun 14, 2014 11:24 pm
  • Plant Identification
    Have a plant/tree/bush but don't know what it is? Ask here in the Plant Identification Forum.
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    Last post by Lindsaylew82 View the latest post
    Wed Jul 30, 2014 1:57 am
  • What Doesn't Fit Elsewhere
    Anything GARDENING RELATED that doesn't fit into the other categories please feel free to post in this forum.
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    Last post by Lindsaylew82 View the latest post
    Wed Jul 30, 2014 1:56 am
  • Gardening Blogs
    Noting the best of gardening blogs on the web. Highlighting blogs that we feel contain high quality information that is useful to home gardeners.
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    Last post by webmaster View the latest post
    Wed Sep 21, 2011 7:58 am
  • Non-Gardening Related Hoo-ha and Foo
    This is a Members Only Forum about anything you want to discuss, as long as it's NOT gardening related. You can even create polls. Let down your hair and leave the gardening gloves behind. :)
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    Last post by Sweyn View the latest post
    Tue Jul 29, 2014 7:56 pm