1. Be Kind and Courteous
We’re all in this together to create a welcoming environment. Let’s treat everyone with respect. Healthy debates are natural, but kindness is required.
2. Respect Everyone’s Privacy
Being part of this forum requires mutual trust. Authentic, expressive discussions make the forum great, but may also be sensitive and private. What’s shared in the forum should stay in the forum.
3. No Sales, Promotions, or Spam
Give more than you take from this forum. Self-promotion, spam, and irrelevant links aren’t allowed.
4. No Hate Speech, Bullying, or Harassment
Make sure everyone feels safe. Bullying of any kind isn’t allowed, and degrading comments will not be tolerated in forum threads and via private messages.
5. Respect the Admins and Moderators
There will be no blocking or rudeness toward Administrators or Moderators.
6. No Fundraising
We understand that things sometimes happen that we are not prepared for and money can be tight, however, we do not allow this type of postings here due to scammers.
7. Stay on Topic
Please stay on topic. We do not want to see the forum threads clogged with unrelated posts.
8. Be Careful with Opinions
We understand some things work for you in your garden, but they may not work for others with the same issue, growing in a different environment.
9. No Political, Religious, or Sexual Statements
It should go without saying, politics, religion, or sexual innuendo have no place in this tomato forum.
* Violating any of the above rules is grounds for removal from the entire World Tomato Society forum, including private messaging.