I just wanted to say how much I appreciate this forum. I've been around for a few weeks now and I've already learned a ton!
Mostly I am impressed with everyone's kindness to the newbies. This place should be called The Patient Gardener.
By the way, I noticed that the "Tips & Suggestions for New Members" does not specifically recommend searching first before asking your question, but I think it's good advice for newbies. I've certainly answered several of my own questions that way before pestering the other members! Perhaps it would be worth a new post in that forum?