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    New Idea - Plant Focus Threads - Feedback Needed

    Hey amazing TEG members, we've got an idea we'd like to get your thoughts and feedback on! Sumi had worked on an AMAZING project on BYC called "Featured Breeds" where she created a thread for each breed of chicken with general informaion, links, and discussions. It's been a great resource over...
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    Growing Onions & Lettuce From Grocery Store Veggie Ends - How Long? Fertilizer?

    In this thread I mentioned the green onions I have growing in water. It's been STUPID easy to grow these... they just keep producing! Now I'm wondering a few things: How far / long can I keep doing this with these specific plants? Assuming I could maintain a "perfect" environment (temp, light...
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    Simple & Easy Home Aquaponics - Hydroponics ?

    Ok, I know this is probably a slippery slope, but I thought I'd DABBLE in this a little bit. I guess technically I already am.... ;) A few months ago I had some green onions from the store and ended up putting them in water. I was SHOCKED at how fast they grew!!! :ep So, I got to thinking it...
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    New TheEasyGarden Homepage

    You may have already noticed this change when you typed in, or went to your bookmark for www.TheEasyGarden.com :) Well, we've been working on this new homepage for a while and we're SUPER excited to launch it! What started out as a way to accommodate our awesome POW (Picture Of the Week)...
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    TheEasyGarden Software Upgrade

    Hey All! It's time for us to finally upgrade our forum software to the newest version. The new version comes with some new features, better performance, more security, etc! We're hoping downtime will be VERY limited... hopefully not more than an hour or two. That said, it's hard to know...
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    Remembering Sumi

    4/21/2020, A VERY sad update: We're very sorry to say that our beautiful friend and amazing soul Sumi passed away 3 pm Irish time. It was peaceful and pain free. As some of you may know, our beloved moderator Sumi went missing a few weeks ago. About a dozen of us were frantically working to...
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    Forum Software Updated - Poll Editing, User Online Marker, Etc.

    We've updated the site to the newest software! There are a lof of changes behind the scenes (better spam and user management and other stuff), but here are some things that y'all will notice: Online status indicator on messages Another very common suggestion was to indicate if a user is online...
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    Family Tradition - HomeMade Freezer Plum Jam

    This has been a family tradition since 1973ish? When I was a kid I was doing this exact same thing with my family using plumbs from the same tree & using the same equipment, including the custom sharpened pit removing tools my dad made! The pitters aren't anything super fancy, but they...
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    Checkup - Spam Levels Seem To Have Dropped

    We've been on this new platform for a few months and I thought I'd do a quick check to see if y'all echo my feelings... One of the many reasons we moved to this platform is because it has much better anti-spam features. We'll never be able to 100% get rid of spammers (there's always going to be...
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    Upgraded To Faster "Green" Host Server!

    Over the past day you may have noticed that the site was down for a little bit. This was unfortunately longer than we had expected, but was due to our upgrade to a new server!:celebrate The upgrade we did a few months ago to the new software was the first step (and it was a big one) in...
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    Post Time / Date Added To Top Of Each Reply

    This is something I've wanted to add / change for a while! :) You'll notice now at the top left of every post above the "postbit" (postbit is the name of the area to the left of every forum post that has the poster's avatar/picture, username, post count, etc.) we've added the date and time the...
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    Feedback Needed: Add Required Field During Signup?

    This new system we're on has a lot of great features. One of them allows us to create a new field that is required for members to fill out during signup / registration. We can then display this field in their "postbit" (the area to the left of every post with the avatar, location, etc.). For...
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    TheEasyGarden Newsletter Archive

    We'll be doing a newsletter from time to time to announce contests, updates, etc. We'll post copies of them here as an archive as we send them out! To unsubscribe at any time, simply do the following: 1) Login to your account 2) Go to your Contact Details 3) Uncheck "Receive site mailings"
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    New Member Introductions: Where???

    Ok, I need some smart people feedback (ok I'll also take some feedback from a few of you that may not qualify) ;) :D On BYC we have a "New Member Introductions" section. It's a great place for brand new members to post a little about themselves and get welcomed into the community. What we've...
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    Official Poll: What do you do during Winter?

    brrrr.... it's cold outside! In many areas even too cold to really do much planting outside. So, here's the big question: What do you do to past time during winter while most of your garden is fast asleep? After you vote, reply to this thread with the reason why you voted the way you did. If...
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    Why Join Our TheEasyGarden Community - Hey You Lurkers!

    We're lucky to have an amazing community here at TheEasyGarden! Recently we made a huge change and updated our forum software. The new features and tools are proving to be worth the effort! Well, I recently realized that even thought things look a bit different, the "feeling" of community is...
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    ENDED - TEG Picture Contest - Winter 2013

    CONTEST HAS ENDED! SEE WINNER HERE We're going to try something new to hopefully test out a few features of this new system and also have some fun! Introducing the first TEG Picture Contest! Here's what you need to do: Upload up to 3 (THREE) pics max to this thread. Each picture must be in...
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    How To Upload Pictures / Attachments / Images

    There are a lot of ways to get your pictures onto TEG, here are a few: On your computer (for example from your desktop or Windows Explorer) "copy" the image file, then in the editor "paste" the file. If you have an image in your computer's "clipboard" you can just paste or CTRL-V it into a post...
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    Images & Pictures On Old System - How To Access

    Upload images on this new platform is definitely easier than the old system. All the images previously uploaded will still work fine in your old threads, but unfortunately we don't yet have the ability to convert them over to this new system. So, to clarify: Pictures uploaded to the old...
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    TheEasyGarden New Home! Conversion Info FAQ's

    Welcome to the new home of www.TheEasyGarden.com! Long story short: After 2 years of forum software research, 6 months of software evaluation, & 1 month of neck-deep conversion testing, we're on a brand new platform!! NOTE: If you have questions, problems, or notice a bug PLEASE start a new...
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