Black Thumbs, This Is For You: 10 Gardening Mistakes To Avoid

Black thumbs, be damned. Plant-life grim reapers can breathe a little easier when picking up a shovel — because Real Simple brings us the 10 most common (but not-so obvious) gardening mistakes, courtesy of its soil-savvy readers. Whether you have acres of green bounty or a box garden outside your window, overwatering, unprepared soil, and a few other faux pas can keep you from growing the garden of your dreams. Luckily, there are easy solutions, but for that, you'll have to visit Real Simple.

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