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  • 1. 
    Basic botany includes the study of the structure of plants from the cells up to the full structure of a plant or tree no matter how big.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    We look to plants as primary producers of:-   (Select Six)
    • A. 

      Carbon

    • B. 

      Hydrogen

    • C. 

      Oxygen

    • D. 

      Nitrogen

    • E. 

      Poisonous

    • F. 

      Food

    • G. 

      Medicine

  • 3. 
    An alternative to flower preservative that works just as well is a mixture of 2 tablespoons of vinegar to 1 tablespoon of sugar. The sugar will feed the flowers and the vinegar (or lemon juice) will help to prevent the build-up of bacteria. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    When preparing the stems for the vase, use sharp scissors, cut off a couple of inches of the stem between the nodes as this will encourage new growth. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Help preserve your flowers and make them last longer:-  (Select Eight)
    • A. 

      When selecting your flowers, first, squeeze the bloom gently where the petals meet the top of the stem

    • B. 

      Put flowers in water as soon as you have cut them.

    • C. 

      Remove any wilted petals and leaves and remove any foliage that is going to sit below the water line.

    • D. 

      Put the flowers in the fridge.

    • E. 

      Look at the tip of the stem, if it’s white it has been burned or is severely dried out.

    • F. 

      Trim a quarter of an inch, or half a centimetre off the stems every day.

    • G. 

      Always use a clean vase that has been washed, rinsed and dried.

    • H. 

      While tap water is fine for most arrangements, the elite in floristry will tell you to only use bottled water.

    • I. 

      Mist your flowers daily.

  • 6. 
    Some florists a add a tiny amount of bleach to the water, as it helps to keep your water crystal clear and prevents the bacteria from forming.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False