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!
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.
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.
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!
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!
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.
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.
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.
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 â€“ the hundreds of different types, problems, or just post a question on rose gardening or brag about your own rose!
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!
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!
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.
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.
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 â€“ to change, care for, and use as your refuge.
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.
Gardening Books - General Discussions
Read a good gardening book? Discuss your favorite gardening books here. This is the forum for discussing different gardening books, to recommend favorite books and to discuss various books.
Noah's Garden: Restoring the Ecology of Our Own Backyards
A forum dedicated to the book, Noah's Garden: Restoring the Ecology of Our Own Backyards by Sara B. Stein. Not a review, but a discussion of the book, chapter by chapter, the merits of the book and our subjective opinions on how applicable the book is to gardening.
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.