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Folks, we need to grow! Got fertilizers?

I - PREAMBLE We're now a little over 2/3rds into our beta phase and as of now, our site stats at Area51 show 3.6 questions/day, with 99% answered. There have been some concerns regarding the low ...
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Is there community interest in an SE gardening blog?

As we go through the year there will be topics that are borderline for our main Q&A site, but still have a lot of value to the gardening community at large and will help bring more traffic and ...
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Ideas for Gardening & Landscaping's Anniversary Contest [closed]

Gardening & Landscaping turned 1 last Friday (8 June 2012) — a big round of applause to everyone who participated in the site! I've talked to SE Inc. and they've agreed to sponsor a site ...
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As Fall Planting comes help promote Gardening.SE

Fall planting season is coming, there will hopefully be lots of gardeners planting fall gardens, and they'll have lots of questions. Essentially, this is a great time to recruit new members! What can ...
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How do you feel about sharing Gardening.SE content on Pinterest?

Update: I've started pinning things to a Gardening board on the Stack Exchange Pinterest account. If you're on Pinterest (or if you're just curious what this is all about), check it out: http://...
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Do You Like Hats? [closed]

Last year around Christmas time arQAde had an awesome promotion in which they awarded hats for gravatars for completing basic tasks around the site. If you don't remember it, here is a link the promo ...
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What should the scope of our Blog be?

Following the track of this blog post, now that we have gauged community interest (and there is obviously some) now its time to begin talking about what our blog will look like? What topics should be ...
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How can we get more knowledgeable answers to questions?

I've been concerned about a lack of knowledgeable users on the site since, well, it was two days out of private beta. Looking at the most recent site evalutation, I'm not convinced that we have the ...
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Should reputation or badges be used to encourage referring users to StackExchange communities?

I just sent out information about the site to 6 acquaintances whose knowledge and expertise I call upon regularly, because I realized that this community is improved by greater activity (assuming that ...
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Gardening Anniversary Contest [closed]

Hello Gardening & Langscaping users! Following my last post asking for contest ideas, here's what we've come up with: The contest will start on 1st of August UTC (tomorrow) and last for 4 weeks, ...
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What does the community think about a Facebook page?

I have (finally) gotten on Facebook, and have a thought. I wouldn't mind hosting a 'Gardening & Landscaping Stack Exchange' Facebook page, to feature highlight questions and answers from the site. ...
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Should we start seasonal crop recommendation CW posts?

Fall is coming and we are wondering if a set of seasonal crop recommendation posts would be useful to the community at large. These would be a limited set of crop recommendations by season that ...