Wiki maintenance works best with an active team working to ensure that a high quality level is maintained.
Wiki gardening involved pruning pages that get too bushy, merging pages that are very similar, breaking longer pages into multiple independent pages, organising the wiki according to categories, removing any weeks that get introduced into the wiki, either well-meaning users creating page stubs, or spammers destroying our content for their own internet search algorithm corruption purposes.
By maintaining the quality of the wiki, we are allowing it to grow in a healthy way, and flourish into the excellent resource it can be.
The following gardening activities need no special permissions, beyond being registered on the wiki:
The following gardening activites require sysop permissions: