Can You Pass Gardening 101?

You might think you have the greenest thumb in town, but how much do you really know about gardening? It's time to put your gardening knowledge to the test!
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True or false: Plants with large, green leaves need lots of sun.
True
False
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The soil of a potted plant should be.....
Moist
Damp
Wet
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Which best describes an annual plant?
Plants that bloom once a year
Plants that have a year long life cycle
Plants that thrive year round
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What is hydroponics?
The practice of growing plants without water
The practice of growing plants without soil
The practice of growing plants without light
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Which best defines a perennial plant?
Plants that live for a single year
Plants that live for a single season
Plants that live for multiple years
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True or false: All plants need a similar type of nutrient-rich soil.
True
False
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Spring is a great time to plant grass. At what soil temperature do grass seeds germinate?
55 degrees fahrenheit
65 degrees fahrenheit
70 degrees fahrenheit
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What are the best conditions in which to start seeds?
Indoors under bright lights
Indoors by a north facing window
Outside after the first frost
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True or false: When sowing your outdoor garden, seed only as many plants as you'll need.
True
False
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Which of these vegetables will grow best in a shady area?
Root vegetables
Leafy greens
Vegetables that fruit from flowers
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What is the best way to get rid of weeds?
Cover the garden with a thick layer of mulch
With a blowtorch
Make sure the dirt in your garden is barren and moist
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Because herbs like mint and bee balm grow like crazy, they're referred to as....
Smothering herbs
Rampant herbs
Dominant herbs
Result
Based on the results of this quiz, you are a total garden novice! When it comes to gardening, you're still at the early stages of learning the ropes. Fret not, with a little patience and trial/error, you'll have a green thumb in no time flat.

C+, Garden Novice

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Based on the results of this quiz you have a total green thumb! When it comes to gardening, you know all of the essentials. From what soil works best to which plants require sun or shade, you know the basics better than the back of your hand. We commend you for your gardening prowess!

B+, Green Thumb

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are a true garden great! It's clear that you treasure gardening as both a hobby and a tool for beautifying your world. You know the ins and outs of creating a perfect garden better than just about anyone. When are you going to start teaching your gardening master class?

A+, Garden Great

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1
True or false: Plants with large, green leaves need lots of sun.
True
False
2
The soil of a potted plant should be.....
Moist
Damp
Wet
3
Which best describes an annual plant?
Plants that bloom once a year
Plants that have a year long life cycle
Plants that thrive year round
4
What is hydroponics?
The practice of growing plants without water
The practice of growing plants without soil
The practice of growing plants without light
5
Which best defines a perennial plant?
Plants that live for a single year
Plants that live for a single season
Plants that live for multiple years
6
True or false: All plants need a similar type of nutrient-rich soil.
True
False
7
Spring is a great time to plant grass. At what soil temperature do grass seeds germinate?
55 degrees fahrenheit
65 degrees fahrenheit
70 degrees fahrenheit
8
What are the best conditions in which to start seeds?
Indoors under bright lights
Indoors by a north facing window
Outside after the first frost
9
True or false: When sowing your outdoor garden, seed only as many plants as you'll need.
True
False
10
Which of these vegetables will grow best in a shady area?
Root vegetables
Leafy greens
Vegetables that fruit from flowers
11
What is the best way to get rid of weeds?
Cover the garden with a thick layer of mulch
With a blowtorch
Make sure the dirt in your garden is barren and moist
12
Because herbs like mint and bee balm grow like crazy, they're referred to as....
Smothering herbs
Rampant herbs
Dominant herbs