Hot enough in the gar­den for ya?

Sum­mer gar­den quiz

Ontario Gardener Magazine - - LOCAL DIRT -

Test your knowl­edge by an­swer­ing true or false to the fol­low­ing ques­tions.

1. Thun­der­storms make plants greener.

2. Rain­wa­ter is best for plants be­cause it is so pure.

3. Gen­er­ally, wind is bad for plants.

4. A hot, sunny day is a good time to col­lect seeds.

5. A hot, sunny day is a good time to cut flow­ers for in­door bou­quets. 6. Put your hang­ing bas­kets in the shade dur­ing a heat wave.

7. Wa­ter­ing on a sunny day will cause leaf scorch­ing.

8. If you don’t wa­ter your grass through the sum­mer it will die.

9. Plants ab­sorb more wa­ter dur­ing a full moon.

10. Let­tuce ap­pre­ci­ates a lit­tle shade on a hot day.

Find an­swers on page 38.

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