This outdoor living quiz will test your knowledge of backyard recreation options. Test yourself with the outdoor living quiz.
A dense background of green foliage, created with tall mixed evergreens is a perfect solution for:
- Designing the backdrop of a garden that will create depth and show off colorful plants.
- Expanding variety in the garden.
- Showing the effect of foliage in the garden.
- Creating a sanctuary garden.
Plants that need extra sun and warmth should be planted with which exposure?
Hedges come in many forms, including:
- Clipped hedges
- Naturalistic hedges
- Shrub borders
Creating a wildlife habitat garden means that you are:
- Feeding the birds
- Creating a wild garden
- Planting to attract deer
- Gardening organically and with plants that provide cover and food for local wildlife as well as water
The concept of borrowed scenery is ...
- Placing a painter mural in the garden
- Framing scenery outside the garden in an artful way that makes the property appear to stretch beyond its boundaries
- Placing a statue in the long view
- Creating the image of another garden within the existing garden
When you have a steep hillside in your garden, one of the best solutions is to:
- Plant ground cover
- Put in a stream
- Install a terraced garden with gentle stairs
- Plant grass
Planning the garden with vantage points in mind includes such considerations as:
- Including plenty of vegetables in the garden
- Using long-term planning to accomplish results
- Creating views, complete with designing foreground frames of trees, rocks or garden art and a long picturesque vista
- Including sculpture in the garden
One advantage of creating a water garden is:
- The rich variety of water plants you can grow
- The potential for water music you can create
- The opportunities for adding water movement
- The reflections created by adding water
Using furniture and sculpture in a garden can give opportunities for:
- Creating places to sit
- Focal points for pulling your eye to a certain places
- Elements to consider for night lighting
- Stopping points along the garden journey