A tag is a keyword or label that categorizes your question with other, similar questions. Using the right tags makes it easier for others to find and answer your question.

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for questions that ask "what is this thing?" Pictures are helpful, as are descriptive titles. When you get an answer, consider adding a further tag (for the flower, tree, beetle etc that …
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For questions about trees: selection, planting, care, diagnosis, pruning, etc.
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Any edible plant or part of a plant
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For questions about a plant that's failing to thrive, and where the cause is unknown.
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Low durable plants of consistent height that are grown to fill an area aesthetically, to be walked on, or as a base for sports and recreation.
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grown for their fruit.
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Plants grown indoors.
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Questions about when, where and how much to water plants, about techniques for watering and about the equipment gardeners use to deliver water to their plants.
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For questions about controlling garden pests
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For questions about controlling weed growth with minimal effort.
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for questions on growing plants indoors.
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For questions about how to maintain or assess a plant's health.
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The growing medium for plants, primarily consisting of rock fragments, organic material, water, and organisms.
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For questions asking for particular plants that meet a specific need.
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The reproductive organs of most garden plants.
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decomposed organic material, which can be used as a fertilizer and soil amendment.
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plants with narrow leaves growing from the base.
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Tag for questions asking how to look after trees.
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Questions about how to best cut plant branches.
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For questions about plant diseases.
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Edible red fruit, cultivar of *Solanum lycopersicum*
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Plant pots and boxes that hold soil and growing plants.
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Small embryonic plant usually with stored food for germination
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Nutritional supplements for soil.
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Plant organ used for photosynthesis
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For questions about herbs - plants typically used for flavor.
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For questions about garden pests such as insects, birds and mammals.
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For lawn-fixing and repair questions
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General tag for questions on plant care
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Putting plants into the ground
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Another name for a bush - shorter than a tree and with multiple stems.
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Questions about when and how to harvest crops.
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Six-legged arthropods
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Usually refers to New World *Capiscum* plants of the *Solanaceae* (nightshade) family, but can also refer to plants such as black pepper (*Piper*) and pimenta.
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For larger scale 'landscape' questions.
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Common name for *Capsicum* plants of the *Solanaceae* (nightshade) family, grown for their often hot fruit.