Evaluation For Module 1 - Spring Seasons

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Evaluation For Module 1 - Spring Seasons

Evaluation for Module 1 of the Spring SEASONS training for Garden Centre staff.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Store #
  • 2. 
    Store Name
  • 3. 
    SOILS: The layer of top soil is generally found in
    • A. 

      The top half of the bag

    • B. 

      The top 8-18 inches of a soil profile

    • C. 

      Beside the sub-soil

  • 4. 
    A good garden soil consists of
    • A. 

      10% mineral content

    • B. 

      0% mineral content

    • C. 

      45% mineral content

  • 5. 
    An acidic soil would have a PH level of
    • A. 

      5.5

    • B. 

      8.3

    • C. 

      Zero

  • 6. 
    A good compost should have
    • A. 

      100% green matter

    • B. 

      Equal quantity of green and brown matter

    • C. 

      100% brown matter

  • 7. 
    Bonemeal is a good form of
    • A. 

      Mulch

    • B. 

      Acidic food

    • C. 

      Phosphorus

  • 8. 
    FERTILIZERS: Plants lacking nitrogen will often have
    • A. 

      Yellow leaves

    • B. 

      An abundance of fruit

    • C. 

      Green leaves

  • 9. 
    Water soluable fertilizer should
    • A. 

      Never be used

    • B. 

      Only be applied in the rain

    • C. 

      Be dissolved in water

  • 10. 
    What would be the formula for a superphosphate
    • A. 

      0-20-0

    • B. 

      20-0-0

    • C. 

      0-0-20

  • 11. 
    What is a good fertilizer for plants in containers
    • A. 

      Lawn fertilizer

    • B. 

      Slow release granular

    • C. 

      Peat moss

  • 12. 
    If the weather is extremely dry
    • A. 

      Increase the amount of fertilizer

    • B. 

      Decrease the amount of fertilizer

    • C. 

      Use more than one fertilizer

  • 13. 
    DECIDUOUS TREES: Trees' leaves breathe out
    • A. 

      Nitrogen

    • B. 

      Carbon monoxide

    • C. 

      Oxygen

  • 14. 
    When planting a tree the root ball should be
    • A. 

      Level or a little higher than the soil surface

    • B. 

      10 inches below the soil surface

    • C. 

      2 feet higher than the soil surface

  • 15. 
    What does B&B stand for
    • A. 

      Brown bagged

    • B. 

      Balled and burlapped

    • C. 

      Bigger and better

  • 16. 
    Tree guards are used to
    • A. 

      Stop damage from animals

    • B. 

      Keep trees straight

    • C. 

      Stop trees from being stolen

  • 17. 
    The green colour in leaves is formed by
    • A. 

      Sap

    • B. 

      Chlorophyll

    • C. 

      Chlorine

  • 18. 
    DECIDUOUS SHRUBS: Prune shrubs that bloom before July
    • A. 

      During flowering

    • B. 

      Before flowering

    • C. 

      After flowering

  • 19. 
    When pruning a branch the cut should be
    • A. 

      Just below a bud

    • B. 

      Just above a bud

    • C. 

      Cut through the bud

  • 20. 
    What tool is best to prune a 2 inch branch
    • A. 

      Loppers

    • B. 

      Hedge shears

    • C. 

      Machete

  • 21. 
    A good choice for a fall flowering shrub would be
    • A. 

      Forsythia

    • B. 

      Holly

    • C. 

      Rose of Sharon

  • 22. 
    A good shrub to attract humming birds
    • A. 

      Roses

    • B. 

      Weigela

    • C. 

      Dogwood

  • 23. 
    EVERGREENS: Hedges should be pruned to be
    • A. 

      Wider at the bottom than the top

    • B. 

      Wider at the top than at the bottom

    • C. 

      Wider on one side than the other

  • 24. 
    Dessication means
    • A. 

      Drying out

    • B. 

      Badly pruned

    • C. 

      Did not fruit

  • 25. 
    A good choice for a low growing evergreen
    • A. 

      Skyrocket juniper

    • B. 

      Bluestar juniper

    • C. 

      Potentilla

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