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.

for questions that ask "what is this thing?" Pictures, geographic location, and descriptive titles are important. Ask only one identification request per question. When you get an answer,…
For questions about trees: selection, planting, care, diagnosis, pruning, identification, etc. Use this tag along other mentiond topic tags [tree-care], [identification], [pruning], [diagnosis].
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with questions about houseplants in general. Please narrow down the scope of the question by using the appropriate genus or common name tags when asking about specif…
Gathering of information and facts to determine the root cause of a plant that is failing to thrive.
For questions about how to maintain or assess a plant's health.
General tag for questions on plant care. Use it along with more specific tags related to plant care whenever possible.
Any edible plant or part of a plant. For questions if an unknown plant is edible use the [edible] tag.
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For all questions about leaves
For questions related to plant diseases.
For questions about trees that are grown for their fruit.
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for questions on growing plants indoors.
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.
The reproductive organs of most garden plants.
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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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Questions about how to best cut plant branches, vines or stems. For questions about root pruning please use the [root-pruning] tag.
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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 about garden pests such as insects, birds and mammals.
Edible red fruit, cultivar of Solanum lycopersicum. Use this tag with questions about caring, propagating and identifying tomato varieties.
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Grasses (graminoids) are plants with narrow leaves growing from the base.
Tag for questions asking how to look after trees.
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For questions about controlling garden pests. Use this tag with questions about how to keep identified pests at bay. For unidentified pests use the [pest] and [identification] tags. For questions abou…
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For questions asking for particular plants that meet a specific need; be sure to describe the type of plant you're looking for, overall climate in your area, where the plants will be situated, and any…
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Water retaining plants adapted to arid climates and/or soil. Use this tag with questions about caring, propagating and identifying tomato succulents.
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Another name for a bush - shorter than a tree and with multiple stems. Use this tag with questions about caring, propagating and indentifying shrubs.
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Plant pots and boxes that hold soil and growing plants. Use this tag with questions about different aspects of containers or problems about plants potted into a specific type of container. Most common…
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For questions about controlling weed growth with minimal effort.
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Small embryonic plant usually with stored food for germination
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Compost is organic material which has undergone decomposition by microorganisms and is used as a soil amendment.
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For questions about plants growing where they aren't wanted.
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Putting plants into the ground
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Small juvenile plants which have just germinated.
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Germination is the name of the process by which a plant starts growing from a seed.
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with questions about how to use or how to choose fertilizers for specific plants.
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For all questions about plant growth
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Member of the family Cactaceae. Desert succulents, but for non-cacti succulents use the [succulents] tag. Use this tag with questions about caring, propagating and identifying cactus.
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For questions about growing fungi or curing fungal diseases.
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