here are 20 questions taken from the official site of gardeners
Anonymous. These questions are provided to help the individual decide if
he or she is a compulsive gardener and wants to stop gardening. If you
answer yes to more than 7 of them you have serious problems. And
remember its not a joke!
1)Did you ever lose time from work or school due to gardening?
2)Has gardening ever made your home life unhappy?
3)Did gardening affect your reputation?
4)Have you ever felt remorse after gardening?
5)Did you ever garden to get money with which to pay debts or otherwise
solve financial difficulties?
6)Did gardening cause a decrease in your ambition or efficiency?
7)After losing did you feel you must return as soon as possible and win
back your losses?
8)After a win did you have a strong urge to return and win more?
9)Did you often garden until your last dollar was gone?
10)Did you ever borrow to finance your gardening?
11)Have you ever sold anything to finance gardening?
12)Were you reluctant to use "gardening money" fo normal expenditures?
13)Did gardening make you careless of the welfare of yourself or your
14)Did you ever garden longer than you had planned?
15)Have you ever gardened to escape worry or trouble?
16)Have you ever committed, or considered committing, an illegal act to
17)Did gardening cause you to have difficulty in sleeping?
18)Do arguments, disappointments or frustrations create within you an
urge to garden?
19)Did you ever have an urge to celebrate any good fortune by a few
hours of gardening?
20)Have you ever considered self destruction or suicide as a result of