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(Solved): ABS 360 Quiz 5: Sustainable Landscape Installation Jul 20 at 1:35pm | Score for this quiz: 24 out of 24...


Quiz 5: Sustainable Landscape Installation
Started: Jul 20 at 1:35pm
Score for this quiz: 24 out of 24

 


Question 1                                                                                                    2 pts
What is the best shape to dig a planting hole for a plant that is growing in a container?
Group of answer choices 

  • Two to three times as wide as the plant's root ball and the same depth as the root ball of the plant.
  • Twice as deep as the root ball of the plant and as wide as the container it came in.
  • The exact volume of the container that the plant was grown in.
  • Whatever size you want it to be as long as the root ball fits inside the hole.

 
Question 2                                                                                          2 pts
Organic amendments should always be added to the soil when backfilling (filling in a planting hole after the plant has been planted) as this will help root's grow outward into the surrounding soil profile.
Group of answer choices 

  • True 
  • False


Question 3                                                                                         2 pts
When planting a landscape tree or shrub into our desert soils....
Group of answer choices

  • always place fertilizer pellets at the bottom of the planting hole.
  • make sure it is during March and April for best results.
  • always fill the planting hole half full with water to wet the soil.
  • make sure to firmly tamp the backfill soil around the plant to remove air pockets.

 
Question 4                                                                                       2 pts
The most common mistake made when planting a landscape tree or shrub is to......
Group of answer choices

  •  do your planting during the winter
  • dig the planting hole too deep but not wide enough
  • fail to remove the plant from the container that it was grown in


Question 5                                                                              2 pts
When buying a landscape tree or shrub from a nursery, one should never....
Group of answer choices

  •  purchase a plant that is healthy.
  •  impulsively purchase a plant.
  •  purchase a plant in a small container size when the same plant is available to purchase in a larger-sized container. 
  •  discriminate about where the plant was originally grown so long as it looks good.


Question 6                                                                                 2 pts
Garden centers are usually the best place to purchase landscape trees or shrubs because they have locally grown plants at the lowest price.
Group of answer choices 

  • True 
  • False


Question 7                                                                               2 pts
It generally takes landscape shrubs __________________ to become established in th e landscape after planting.
Group of answer choices

  • 2 to 3 weeks
  • 6 to 12 months
  • 3 to 4 years
  • 1 to 2 years


Question 8                                                                              2 pts
Local retail nurseries are a good choice to purchase landscape trees and shrubs because....
Group of answer choices

  • Their plants are usually the healthiest and most reasonably priced.
  •  their plant selection is usually better than what can be found at the "big box" garden centers.
  •  their plants are all locally grown.
  •  all of the above

 
Question 9                                                                                2 pts
It is important to water newly installed landscape plants so that the surrounding soil is evenly moist.
Group of answer choices
 True
 False
 
Question 10                                                                                2 pts
Desert-adapted landscape trees or shrubs grow best..........
Group of answer choices 

  • without organic amendments added to their backfill soil at planting. 
  • if watered and fertilized well immediately after planting. 
  • if larger plant sizes are purchased. 
  • all of the above


Question 11                                                                               2 pts
When planting a landscape shrub........
Group of answer choices 
position the best looking side of the shrub towards the direction that the shrub will mostly be seen from.
dig a planting hole that has rough irrregular sides.
protect the root system throughout the planting exercise.
all of the above
 
Question 12                                                                                    2 pts
Which is an exception to the normal practice of not fertilizing plants when they are installed?
Group of answer choices

  •  Planting a mesquite or blue palo verde tree.
  •  Planting an ash or flowering pear tree.
  •  Planting smaller sized plants to help them establish faster in the landscape.
  •  None of the above.
     

 



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