Nifty·Posted on Mar 21, 201523 Diagrams That Make Gardening So Much EasierWhether you've got two green thumbs or you're an avowed plant murderer, you need these tips.by Mallory McInnis (she/her)BuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink Amanaimagesrf / Getty Images 1. How much light does your houseplant need? Find out with this handy chart. urbanext.illinois.edu / Via pinterest.com Created by University of Illinois Extension. 2. Have a black thumb? These plants are hearty and hard to kill. decor8blog.com 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. theartistandthearchitect.com Created by Stephanie Hammer. 4. Here's how to repot a houseplant (without killing it). apartmentgeeks.net Created by NeoMam Studios for Apartment Geeks. 5. Save some money: Here's a list of food that ~magically~ regrows itself. cookingstoned.tv 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. growrealfood.com Created by Grow Real Food. 7. Figure out when to plant your seeds by the month. atypicalenglishhome.com 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. empressofdirt.net Created by Empress of Dirt. 9. Follow these tips for cucumber-growing success (and click here to find tips for tons of other veggies). ahealthylifeforme.com Created by A Healthy Life for Me. 10. Keep your precious plants pest- and pesticide-free using these natural sprays. fix.com 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. fix.com Created by Fix. 12. Read through this herb primer and then decide what you want to grow. illustratedbites.wordpress.com 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. empressofdirt.net Created by Empress of Dirt. 14. If you plan to grow your herbs indoors, read through this infographic for some helpful hints. chadwicks.ie Created by Chadwicks. 15. Get rid of the bug spray and repel mosquitoes naturally with these plants. infinitylawnandgarden.com Created by Infinity Lawn and Garden. 16. Plant a garden that's a treat for the nose, eyes, AND mouth with these edible flowers. illustratedbites.wordpress.com 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. urbanext.illinois.edu / Via pinterest.com 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. fix.com Created by Fix. 20. Compost in your apartment (without making it smelly) using this guide. sustainableamerica.org Created by Sustainable America. 21. Do you need your hand trowel or your shovel? Follow this flow chart to pick the correct gardening tool. hobbyfarms.com 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. blog.spaldingbulb.co.uk Created by Spalding Plant and Bulb Co. 23. Now take all of that gardening knowledge and go outside and get dirty...it's good for you! whatshed.co.uk Created by What Shed. Want awesome DIY tips in your inbox four times a week? Sign up for the BuzzFeed DIY newsletter!