Sticky threads are meant to answer important questions that affect many gardeners. They do not represent definitive answers nor are they meant to represent the ultimate statement on any given topic.
1. The purpose is to provide answers to commonly asked questions. This is useful because it stops the same question from being asked over and over and over again. Stickys are useful for keeping the signal up and the noise down. That's it.
2. Stickys are not to be construed as the final answer. There are too many points of views to consider any single answer as the best answer. Time also introduces new ways of viewing old questions. So if you feel a topic needs a fresh discussion, by all means open up a new discussion.
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