Raised Bed Gardening Learn how to build a raised bed garden and grow vegetables. Literally everything you need to know is right here.
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!
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!
Beekeeping Forum How to care for bees. A forum for discussing all aspects of beekeeping, and not just honeybees, all kinds of bees!
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!
BONSAI FORUM Bonsai Forums for discussing care, pruning, identification, watering of bonsai.
Indoor Bonsai Forum Discuss bonsai tree issues unique to growing bonsai indoors. The friendly bonsai forum!
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.
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.
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.
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.
HYDROPONICS FORUM Discuss issues specific to hydroponic gardening, including grow lights, techniques, supplies, and nutrients.
Greenhouse Forum A forum to discuss all aspects of cultivating plants in a greenhouse.
Rose Forum Rose Gardening Forum for discussions about the care of roses, including pruning, weather protection, watering, fertilizing and also organic roses, planting instructions, disease prevention, etc. Join and share!
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.
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!
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.
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.
Hosta A forum community to discuss the care and cultivation of Hosta.
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, this is the flower gardening forum to discuss it in.
Lawn Care A friendly place to discuss lawns and grass issues, including choosing the best variety for your area and keeping it healthy.
Landscaping 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.
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.
Helpful Gardener is a friendly gardening forum, founded in 2004.
Winner of a BusinessWeek Site of the Year Award, we were the first gardening community to emphasize that members be polite to each other.