? Test your gar­den knowl­edge

Ontario Gardener Magazine - - LOCAL DIRT -

What’s the buzz about pol­li­na­tion?

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

1. Seed­less wa­ter­mel­ons grow from seed.

2. Don’t bother col­lect­ing seeds in your gar­den un­til fall.

3. Columbines are self-seed­ing an­nu­als.

4. You can share your favourite columbine with your friends by col­lect­ing the seeds and giv­ing them away.

5. Most flow­ers pol­li­nate them­selves.

6. If you didn’t get around to plant­ing some seeds this year, wait un­til next spring and plant them.

7. Bees eat pollen.

8. Bees are at­tracted to the colour red.

9. The pis­til of the flower is the fe­male part of the plant.

10. A sin­gle bee pro­duces about a ta­ble­spoon of honey in its life­time.

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