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What to do with the [diesease] tag?

I think it should be deleted and the 3 questions edited with the correct tag.
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Is the tag for Pots a synonym of the tag for Containers?

Because all pots are containers, but not all containers are pots, I tend to agree. The tag for pots should be a synonym for the tag containers.
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Should [figs] and [ficus] tags be merged?

Ficus is the genus name. The questions tagged Figs are aimed at Ficus carica, the edible species of fig. We would loose context by merging the two although I am not in favour of species tags as if ...
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Merge tag Pest with Pests

Thanks for pointing that out. I've merged the tags (since they mean exactly the same thing), which automatically creates a synonym so any future attempts to use pest will get the pests instead.
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Does the [chili] tag contain any scope that the [peppers] tag doesn't?

I'd argue that the "chili" tag (how'd you do that anyway) is useful in that some people, myself included, are only interested in chilis. As such it would be frustrating to have to filter through ...
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Should [potted-plants] be a synonym of [container-gardening]?

Why not let the community decide? I've suggested the tag potted-plants as a synonym of the tag container-gardening, so users with 5 or more reputation in the container-gardening tag (see all six ...
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What is the difference between [trimming] and [pruning]?

Trimming and pruning are different actions. Put crudely, you trim with one of these You prune with one of these Trimming is the action of keeping a plant in a desired shape and removing excess, ...
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Disambiguation of [cloning] and [propagation] tags

I looked up the definitions and cloning appears to be a subset of propagation. Cloning : producing individuals with identical or virtually identical DNA, either naturally or artificially. Propagation :...
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Should [botany] and [botanics] tags be merged?

The word botanics seems to be used in different contexts. as a synonym for Botany, the study of plants. The Free Dictionary The singular word, botanic, is considered an adjective of botany by ...
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What is the difference between [trimming] and [pruning]?

My impression is that trimming is done on softer, newer growth, and pruning is done on stiffer, older growth, with bark, or branches, and stuff. You'll note that you don't prune your lawn. Trim is ...
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Is there any difference from gardening point of view between the terms of [sod], [turf] and [lawn]?

You asked about the use of turf and sod. I reviewed the use of turf defined as grass and the surface layer of earth held together by its roots Some of the questions and answers worked well if you ...
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Are the [containers] and [pots] tags synonyms?

Pots is already a synonym of containers so it only looks like it is a separate tag. I don't think there is any way to show all the synonyms that exist in tags so it is hard to tell
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Is there any difference from gardening point of view between the terms of [sod], [turf] and [lawn]?

From Wikipedia Sod also known as turf is grass. When harvested into rolls it is held together by its roots and a thin layer of soil. In Australian and British English, sod is more commonly known as ...
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