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  1. What did you do in the garden or allotment today?

    Broken down by months, this is a useful part of the our gardening forum, giving you an idea what to do every month. Post here what you did/picked/planted out/sown today.
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    Latest: October naturewoman, Oct 16, 2017 at 10:07 AM
    1. The Vegetable Plot

      If you need help growing vegetables, this is the forum to post in. Plenty of gardening tips, new techniques here. From artichokes to tomatoes all welcome.
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      Latest: Garlic. naturewoman, Oct 9, 2017
    2. Handy Tips and Information

      If you have the best tip or info ever, this is the place to discuss it. If it is a really good tip we will make it sticky or promote it to our main blog.
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      Latest: Growing Guides. naturewoman, Oct 9, 2017
    3. The Herb Garden

      Everything about growing herbs in your garden or on your windowsill. Basil, coriander, thyme, all welcome here. Post your herb growing tips and questions here.
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      Latest: Recommendations please naturewoman, Apr 9, 2017
    4. Container and Small Space Gardening

      If you have limited space or your preferred growing veggies in pots and containers, this is the forum to use. Space saving has its' challenges, so don't be afraid to ask.
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    5. Growing Under Cover

      If you have a polytunnel or greenhouse and you faced with a new challenge, ask in this section. Gardening under cover has lots of advantages, so you can just give us some useful tips too.
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      Latest: Chillies naturewoman, Aug 19, 2017
    6. Fruits In The Spotlight

      This section is dedicated to fruit gardening. The biggest headache of growing fruits is to protect them from pests (birds mainly), you can talk about it all here.
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      Latest: Moving Soft Fruit naturewoman, Oct 16, 2017 at 10:15 AM
    7. The Flower Bed

      Post your questions and useful tips here about growing beautiful flowers in your garden or allotment plot. If you grow mainly vegetables, you can still plant some companion flowers so let's get started!
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      Latest: Help me identify naturewoman, Jul 7, 2017
    8. Weeds, Pests and Diseases

      Very useful forums if you have trouble fighting pests, any hard to kill weeds or some nasty fungal or viral diseases. Best to post here with a picture to identify the disease.
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      Latest: Have a pest free garden naturewoman, Mar 31, 2017
    9. Allotment

      If you have a strictly allotment related question or problem, this is the best place to post. Allotments are great fun, and keeps the community alive.
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      Latest: T' internet! Karl2017, Apr 12, 2017
    10. Composting

      If you have any doubt what can and what can't be thrown at your compost bin, or you want to build a new bin, this is the place to get help.
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    11. Showing Info and Tips

      If you are into growing perfect and huge things in your garden then you can post here. Shows are a great fun and a brilliant way to encourage more people to grow veg.
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      Latest: Tips: How Long Does Celery Last? Mandy, Oct 13, 2017
    12. Video Tutorials

      Found a useful video, or made one yourself; show them off here. Can be anything gardening related.
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    13. General Videos

      Upload any gardening videos here. If you record videos on your plot/garden regularly you are welcome to share here.
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      Latest: Organic effect Lajos, May 10, 2015
    1. Introduce Yourself

      If you have just joined us, come and say hi here. Post what you grow and your location too and your garden blog if you have one. We are a nice bunch.
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    2. Gallery

      Post any of your pictures from your garden here; and you can have a regularly updated thread too about your plot or garden.
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      Latest: A few pics from last year naturewoman, Apr 20, 2017
    3. Money Saving Ideas

      If you have any money saving idea, be it in the home, kitchen or outdoors just post them here.
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    4. Swap Shop and Recycle - All "free to a good home"

      If you have anything at your home and garden what you think can be of use for others, then you can post it here.
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    5. General Chit Chat

      Come in and have a non-gardening talk. Don't be shy, all welcome here we are a nice bunch.
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      Latest: Thank you Sally, Sep 23, 2017
    6. Suggestions and Feedback

      If you you have a problem using the forum or would like something to see here or on the main site post it here.
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      Latest: Seed Requests Chilli pumpkin, Mar 14, 2017
    7. What is the weather like?

      Come in here if you want to have a chat and good old moan about the ever changing UK weather.
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      Latest: Storm Forecast naturewoman, Sep 12, 2017
    1. Latest Promotions and News from Seed Parade

      Here we will post discount codes, new product alerts and any related breaking news.
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      Latest: Spammer - beware gavinjconway, Mar 12, 2016
    2. Competitions

      We have all sorts of competitions; usually it is very easy to participate and you can win seeds.
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      Latest: Favourite seed Chilli pumpkin, Mar 10, 2017
    1. What's Cooking

      After all the gardening we all have to prepare our veggies. Share your recipes, and different methods here.
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      Latest: Sprouting chickpeas naturewoman, Mar 16, 2017
    2. Preserving

      After the harvest, we all struggle sometimes how to keep our produce fresher for longer, post in this forum your ideas, tried and tested methods of preserving, freezing.
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      Latest: It's that time again! naturewoman, Sep 11, 2017
    1. The Chicken Coop

      If you keep chickens or any other poultry, this is the place to discuss.
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    2. The Beehive

      The forum to talk about beekeeping in the garden or allotment. Bumble bees and solitary bees are welcome too.
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    3. The Pet Corner

      Cats, dogs, parrots...and everyone else. Show off your beloved pets in this part of our gardening forum. Or if you have a problem with them in your garden, here we can discuss about it.
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      Latest: dogs anyone? Justdance, Oct 8, 2017