UK Gardening Forums with additional information to help you find the best one for you
LoveTheGarden.com – tips and advice around lawn care, pest & weed control, ‘grow your own’ and more, with regular competitions and special offers.
UK Orchid Forum – A very specialised forum dedicated or all species of Orchid. It has the usual post areas but also has sections by cultivation such as Cymbidium and Zygopetalum, Dendrobium, Phalaenopsis (moth orchids), Slipper Orchids, and much more. There is also a section on pests and diseases. Very much worth a visit and invaluable if you want to grow these lovely plants indoors.
Shoot – A new forum by the gardening site Shoot. Their forum is split into the following sections: Container gardening, Edible gardening, Garden design, Green gardening, House plants, Lawns, New member, New to gardening, Trees and shrubs. You have to be a member and be logged in to use the forum.
Allotment and Vegetable Gardening – Allotment Gardening Forums, Growing Vegetables, Fruit and Herbs plus general gardening advice and help from other friendly gardeners and growers who like chatting on the plot about their garden
BBC – This message board hosts a lively gardening community. See what others are talking about then join in for some green-fingered chat
Garden Banter – This is a web interface to the popular gardening series of newsgroups.
GardenTalk – A space to share gardening questions, tips, advice, and general chit-chat with many other members from the UK, and around the world.
GardenWeb – Gardening articles, pictorial plant database, glossary of botanical terms, and gardening tips.
Healthy Pages – One of the largest complementary health forums in the UK covering lots of health related subjects and therapies, including gardening. They don’t ask for any personal info, and they don’t share your information with anyone.
Home and Gardening – Advice, Tips, Discussion and Chat
Moosey’s Country Garden Forums – Drop in for a cup of tea and a gardening chat
Over the Garden Gate – A forum for general discussion and questions
Real Gardeners – built by real gardeners in the UK for real gardeners around the world
Royal Horticultural Society – The RHS bulletin board covering subjects such as Science Exchange, RHS Debate, Britain in Bloom, Parks and Green Space, Trials and General Gardening.
Irish Gardeners – “If you’re Irish, come into the Garden, there’s a welcome there for you”. Well, actually you don’t have to be Irish at all, gardening knows no boundaries. As long as you have an interest and curiosity about gardening then the Irish Gardeners will welcome you with open arms. You can chat about a wide range of gardening related topics but there is also a section for more general discussion such as sport, pets, hobbies etc. You can also post photos of your developing garden heaven. The Irish gardeners would love to see personal pics of your plants in bloom, your pets or even yourself.
Vegetable Gardening Forum – A very easy to use, informative forum. You have to register to post a query but there are lots of categories full of useful information.
Grows on You – The community for garden lovers. Upload your garden photos, browse members’ garden pictures and borrow garden ideas. Discover members’ gardens, their gardening questions and their gardening blogs. You can even buy plants and tools online.