23 Diagrams That Make Gardening So Much Easier

🙂 Whether you’ve got two green thumbs or you’re an avowed plant-murderer, you need these tips. 🙂

 

1. How much light does your houseplant need? Find out on this handy chart.

2. Have a black thumb? These plants are hearty and hard to kill.

3. If your track record is truly horrible when it comes to keeping plants alive, stick to succulents. This guide will show you how to plant one.

4. Here’s how to repot a houseplant (without killing it).

 

5. Save some money: Here’s a list of food that ~magically~ regrows itself.

6. Learn how to properly save seeds from peppers (and other fruits and vegetables) so that they’ll actually grow when you plant them.

7. Figure out when to plant your seeds by the month.

8. Have a yard that doesn’t get a lot of light? Plant veggies that flourish in the shade.

9. Follow these tips for cucumber growing success (and click here to find tips for tons of other veggies).

10. Keep your precious plants pest and pesticide free using these natural sprays.

11. Raised gardening beds keep vegetables away from contaminated soil, can deter some pests, and are easier on backs and knees—here’s some information about how to make one.

12. Read through this herb primer and then decide what you want to grow.

13. Once you make your herb seedling selections, figure out how much light they’ll need.

14. If you plan to grow your herbs indoors, read through this infographic for some helpful hints.

15. Get rid of the bug spray and repel mosquitos naturally using these plants.

16. Plant a garden that’s a treat for the nose, eyes, AND mouth with these edible flowers.

17. Here’s a list of how you can use annuals (plants that you need to replant every year) in your garden.

18. Follow these techniques to kill weeds without using chemicals.

19. Leaves, grass clippings, newspaper: become a mulch master with this chart.

20. Compost in your apartment (without making it smelly) using this guide.

21. Do you need your hand trowel or your shovel? Follow this flow chart to pick the correct gardening tool.

22. There’s always something that needs to be done in a garden: Here’s a month-by-month guide to what you should be doing.

23. Now take all of that gardening knowledge and go outside and get dirty…it’s good for you!

 

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