Vegetable Garden Quiz
by Staff
If you're tired of trekking to the grocery story every week only to find that the produce is lacking or hauling your cookies all the way to the farmer's market to be swallowed up by a ruthless Saturday crowd, then maybe it's time to start growing your own vegetables. Take this quiz to see if you're ready to dig in the dirt and pull out your own veggies.

What is an heirloom seed?

  • a seed your Grandmother gives you
  • a seed that's worth a lot of money
  • a seed from a variety of plant that has been around for many years

Which of these vegetables is not in the mustard family?

  • lettuce
  • kale
  • collard greens

Which of these veggies is a cool weather crop?

  • peppers
  • cauliflower
  • tomatoes

Which of these is not a benefit of companion planting?

  • attracting beneficial insects
  • warding off pests
  • stopping weed growth

Tomatoes are good companion plants for:

  • black walnut
  • asparagus
  • dill

True or False: Easter weekend marks the official end of the last frost date.

  • true
  • false

Which member of the nightshade family is deadly?

  • tobacco
  • belladonna
  • Tabasco sauce

Which of these is a great source of nitrogen for your soil?

  • coffee grounds
  • sugar
  • banana peels

Which carnivore's manure should you avoid using in your garden?

  • horses
  • cows
  • dogs

Which of these is not a good amendment for soil clay?

  • sand
  • wood chips
  • vermiculite