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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.

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

Created by University of Illinois Extension.

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

Created by Decor8.

Created by Decor8.

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.

Created by Stephanie Hammer.

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

Created by NeoMam Studios for Apartment Geeks.

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

Created by Cooking Stoned for Whole Foods Market.

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

Created by Grow Real Food.

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

Created by A Typical English Home.

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

Created by Empress of Dirt.

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

Created by A Healthy Life For Me.

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

Created by Fix.

Created by Fix.

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.

Created by Fix.

Created by Fix.

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

Created by Heather Diane Hardison (check out her book of food and gardening illustrations here).

Created by Heather Diane Hardison (check out her book of food and gardening illustrations here).

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

Created by Empress of Dirt.

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

Created by Chadwicks.

Created by Chadwicks.

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

Created by Infinity Lawn and Garden.

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

Created by Heather Diane Hardison.

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

Created by University of Illinois Extension.

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

Created by Yumi Sakugawa for WonderHowTo.

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

Created by Fix.

Created by Fix.

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

Created by Sustainable America.

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

Created by Hobby Farms.

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.

Created by Spalding Plant and Bulb Co..

23. Now take all of that gardening knowledge and go outside and get's good for you!

Created by What Shed.