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Flowering herb; also the entire Lamiaceae family. Use this tag with questions about caring, propagating and identifying mints.
Short stem with fleshy leaves that acts as food storage during a plant's dormant period.
Ability for water to drain through soil. Use this with questions about what techniques, tools, materials to use to increase or decrease drainage of the soil or other planting medium.
Illumination, required for photosynthesis. Use this tag for all questions about the required light levels for your plants. For questions specifically about artificial lights use the [led] or [grow-lam…
Plant nutrient requirements
Common name for Acer trees, famous for syrup produced from their sap.
Plants intended to cover an area of ground.
For questions about the maintenance, usage, techniques, evaluating, and storage of gardening handheld tools. For questions about larger equipment or machines use the [equipment] tag.
For questions about organic gardening or when an organic solution is required.
Glass building to shelter and heat plants
Closely spaced shrubs and/or trees intended to form a barrier.
native to / endemic in tropical countries, or about tropical environments, whether naturally or artificially (greenhouse).
Artificial application of water to land to assist in the production of crops. (Source: http://www.dictionary.com/browse/irrigation.)
a transparent fluid which forms the world's streams, lakes, oceans and rain, and is the major constituent of the fluids of living things.
A flowering plant that grows in the wild, most commonly not intentionally planted.
a hybrid species (Fragaria × ananassa) in the rose family that are grown for their red, edible fruit.
Fleshy stone fruit from plants in the Prunus genus
Propagation technique where the tissues of one plant are inserted into those of another.
For questions about damaged plants, trees, landscape elements tools, etc. For questions about pest damage or wind-damage use the [pest-damage] or [wind-damage] tags.
Common house plant genus with a tree or shrub like appearance. Use this with questions about care, propagation and identification of Dracaenas. Due to a botanical reclassification Dracaenas now in…
for questions on plants with an underground edible part that is used as a vegetable. Examples: Carrots, beets, potatoes, onions, ginger, etc.
Starchy tuber crop, member of the perennial Solanaceae
Keeping and re-using seed
For questions about lawn mower use in gardening.
Members of the Orchidaceae noted for their elegant flowers.
Process of pollen transfer in plants, enabling fertilization and sexual reproduction.
Plant which retains its leaves during winter.
Genus of woody trees, shrubs, vines, and epiphytes; also known as "fig trees".
Cucumis sativus, member of the gourds with cylindrival "fruit" which are eaten as a vegetable.
The loss of rigidity in a plant / one of a range of plant diseases
For questions about outdoor gardening, plant or insect identification.
For questions about gardening in cities.
Questions about mold and fungus growth
Vine plants of genus Vitus, usually grown for grapes.
Using the best techniques
For questions about dry growing conditions.