Site Talk forum: Request for new forums

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Name: Katie
Oktibbeha Co., MS (Zone 8a)
Native Plants and Wildflowers Lover of wildlife (Black bear badge) Spiders!
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kchd
Dec 22, 2015 9:03 PM CST
Hey there, all and @dave

I have been poking around the ATP site, having just joined recently (I'm a long time member of gee-dub). This site is fantastic!

Can I request that we please have forums created which are dedicated to:
Peppers
Tomatoes
Squash & pumpkins

Lots of gardeners are over-the-top dedicated to these standard veggie crops. It would be a fantastic addition to the site.

respectfully,
Katie
"That land is a community is the basic concept of ecology, but that land is to be loved and respected is an extension of ethics." — Aldo Leopold
Name: greene
Savannah, GA (Sunset 28) (Zone 8b)
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greene
Dec 22, 2015 9:54 PM CST
Welcome! Welcome to ATP.
You can find conversations going about all of those in the Vegetable and Fruit Forum. Anyone can start a new thread in the forum to discuss specific types of plants. Thumbs up
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Name: Sandy B.
Ford River, Michigan UP (Zone 4b)
(Zone 4b-maybe 5a)
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Weedwhacker
Dec 22, 2015 10:48 PM CST
Welcome to All Things Plants, Katie - I'm looking forward to seeing you on the Vegetable and Fruit forum!
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Name: Rick Corey
Everett WA 98204 (Zone 8a)
Sunset Zone 5. Koppen Csb. Eco 2f
Frugal Gardener Garden Procrastinator I helped beta test the first seed swap Plant and/or Seed Trader Seed Starter Region: Pacific Northwest
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RickCorey
Dec 23, 2015 12:12 PM CST
Hi Katie! Welcome to ATP. Glad to see another vegetable gardener. You should check out some of the threads in the Vegetable and Fruit forum. (Dave doesn't usually create a whole new forum until there are SO many threads already active at the same time that they "need" their own forum.)

Some of those threads have become like mini-forums, or sub-forums, and there are many "tomato" threads.

For example, this one has 2,000 posts and 22,000 views. It could take a while to read it all!
The thread "Welcome to the Heirloom Tomato thread!" in Vegetables and Fruit forum

The thread "Growing nearly 100 varieties of Tomatoes" in Vegetables and Fruit forum
The thread "Hybrid tomato reports" in Vegetables and Fruit forum


I enjoy the Hot pepper thread, but it hasn't been very active lately. The guy who runs "Seriously Hot Peppers" is a frequent contributor.
The thread "Extra Hot peppers" in Vegetables and Fruit forum
The thread "Pepper Harvest" in Vegetables and Fruit forum

Also, have you seen and considered the new seed swap feature? We have several group swaps recruiting now, and some might interest you.

All swaps - home page:
http://garden.org/apps/swap/

US Native Plants US Wildflowers and any Hibiscus:
http://garden.org/apps/swap/vi...

wide-open swap, includes vegetables (I'm in this one):
http://garden.org/apps/swap/vi...

unusual seeds and international members:
http://garden.org/apps/swap/vi...




Name: Katie
Oktibbeha Co., MS (Zone 8a)
Native Plants and Wildflowers Lover of wildlife (Black bear badge) Spiders!
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kchd
Dec 26, 2015 2:52 PM CST
Thank you, Greene and Weedwhacker for your welcoming posts. RickCorey, thank you for pointing me in the direction of all those nice threads! I am actually in one of the swaps you mentioned. :)

Katie
"That land is a community is the basic concept of ecology, but that land is to be loved and respected is an extension of ethics." — Aldo Leopold
Name: Rick Corey
Everett WA 98204 (Zone 8a)
Sunset Zone 5. Koppen Csb. Eco 2f
Frugal Gardener Garden Procrastinator I helped beta test the first seed swap Plant and/or Seed Trader Seed Starter Region: Pacific Northwest
Photo Contest Winner: 2014 Avid Green Pages Reviewer Garden Ideas: Master Level Garden Sages I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! I helped plan and beta test the plant database.
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RickCorey
Jan 4, 2016 5:37 PM CST
Great! See you around, Katie!
(Zone 6a)
signet
Jan 14, 2016 7:14 PM CST
Is there a clivia forum?
Name: greene
Savannah, GA (Sunset 28) (Zone 8b)
My dogs love me; some people don't.
Deer Bookworm Keeper of Poultry Vermiculture Garden Ideas: Master Level Region: Georgia
Plant Identifier Rabbit Keeper Composter Garden Sages Native Plants and Wildflowers Herbs
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greene
Jan 14, 2016 7:38 PM CST
There is a conversation happening now about Clivia over here:
http://garden.org/thread/view_...
Sunset Zone 28, AHS Heat Zone 9, USDA zone 8b~"Leaf of Faith"
(Zone 6a)
signet
Jan 14, 2016 9:29 PM CST
thank you!

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