Plant a Garden and We'll Reveal Your Personality Type

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Teresa McGlothlin

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What kind of garden; on a patio or a small plot of land?

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Which one of these spring vegetables goes in the ground first?

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Will you plant your garden the same way you planted it last year?

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It's always handy to plant a few herbs! What kind gets the most garden space?

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Are you going to use organic soil, the soil that's there or another type?

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Do you start things from seed, or do you grab starters from the store?

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Peppers are easy to grow — what type will you add to your garden?

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How are you going to keep the pests from eating your tender seedlings?

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Would you be more likely to grow bush style cucumbers or the type that grows on vines?

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How will you prepare the soil before you start planting?

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Zucchini or squash? Will you try to grow either one or both?

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Which gardening hand tool is the best one in your toolbox?

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All of those veggies are going to need some support. How will you get them off the ground?

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If you were going to add kale, what hearty variety would you choose?

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Will you fence off your garden area?

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Are you making space for purple carrots or sticking with orange ones?

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Which of these companion plant combos will you put together?

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Out of 130 varieties, which sort of green beans will you string up?

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Will you plant the pumpkin seeds from last year's jack-o-lantern?

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Are you trying to produce enough vegetables to preserve for the winter?

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Could you see yourself planting an apple tree or a pear tree?

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Can you find space in your garden for cabbage or cauliflower?

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How many volunteers do you think you'll find this year?

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How many dill plants will you add to keep the mosquitos away?

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What type of gardening gloves will you use?

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Does eggplant have any place in your garden rows?

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What extra step will you take to prevent weeds from taking over your space?

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Do you think you'll add a row of lima beans?

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Can you see yourself successfully growing watermelons?

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Will you go out with a hose and water your garden every day?

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About This Quiz

Planting a garden is a lot like life! You start the seed, add the water and keep up with a never-ending amount of maintenance. During this quiz, we're going to use your gardening skills to figure out your personality type. The way you tend to each planting decision will say a lot about you. Will it say enough for us to dig up your character, though? 

Gardens are a lot of work, but they're worth every ounce of effort. Research has shown that putting your hands in the dirt exposes them to microbes that boost your serotonin. Plus, you get the reward of seeing your friends and family smile as they chow down on the fruits of your labor. Few things are more relaxing — or more revealing! Every gardener plants different things and approaches the task differently. The way you do it will tell us all about your traits!

From starting seedlings in the spring to thinking about weed control, every choice will reveal something about you. By the time harvest rolls around, we'll have enough information to tell you what kind of personality type you present to the world. Will we be able to read between the rows of your answers and get it right? Show us how you grow, and let us know what you think.

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