How much should you tip?

The economy may rise and fall, but it turns out that holiday tips remain remarkably stable. So how much is the right amount?

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What readers say: On average, MONEY readers say they plan to give $50 to their gardeners -- exactly the same amount they did in 2007.

The right way: Post again recommends one unit of pay, however, if the gardener is someone that you pay monthly and that feels too much then she suggests cutting that in half.

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