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1st Hour - Horticulture Semester One Exam
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Purchases cut flowers, cut foliage, and hard goods from a number of suppliers for resale to retailers.
Look like scissors with short, serrated blades and are sometimes called swelled-blade shears.
A good or commodity shipped from one country to another
A good rule to follow is to use at least__ green plants for every one plant that has a warm leaf color
In which area would garbage cans, garden storage sheds,clotheslines, and compost piles be located?
Soften architectural lines
Which of the following is a design goal for the public area?
The front door of the house should be the_____ of a design
What type of plaint is planted in the spring blooms throughout the summer, and dies with the coming of the frost?
A tool that can be used to help locate trees on a landscape plan for energy efficiency
A material placed around the flowers to help maintain moisture and keep the soil temperature uniform
A assortment or diversity of design elements
Site analysis plan
A sketch of the home and the property lines, along with a record of observations about the site that the designer can later refer to when beginning the design process
A view from above looking down
The recurrence of lines, forms,textures, and colors of the plants throughout a design
Short, flattened stems that bear freshly, food-storage leaves
A narrow piece of wood wit a wire attached at the top
They are visually stimulating
What is true regarding warm colors?
When do the sun's rays have the greatest effect on heating the walls of a house?
Goose egg plan
Which of the following involves quickly sketched ideas as to where family activities might take place in the landscape
What design principle is associated with points of interest that provide accents?
Which size ribbon is used for corsage work?
Which statement is true regarding the framing trees?
They should be placed so they will frame the house at a 30-to-45-degree angle from the street
Free flowing bed pattern that gives a natural look to the landscape.
The uniformity of change from one item in the landscape to the next.
A plastic four-pronged design mechanic secured to the bottom of a container with floral clay or glue degrade over time
Equilibrium and equality in weight, both physical and visual.
A type of design that mirrors plants in nature
Repeating materials throughout an arrangement to create unity.
Gives the arrangement more of a three-dimensional form than just a shape.
Physical characteristics that the designer uses to create the arrangements.
The proportion of one object to another
A flower planting along a fence or a wall in the yard.
Finishing sprays or dips
Applied to completed corsages to seal the stomata
Walls used to screen views and define space in a landscape.
Special emphasis provided by striking or prominent features of the landscape plants or structures.
What is a change from one material to another?
the perception of an arrangement being balanced
How is balance defined?
In Drifts of the Same Varieties
How should flowers be planted for the most striking display?
Outdoor Living Area
Where is the best place for extensive use of flowers?
What is a recommended maximum depth for most flower beds?
a wide range of colors
A polychromatic color scheme consists of:
One color with all its light and dark variations
Unity of Three
What concept is addressed when three shrubs of the same species and size are used in a landscape to create oneness?
What percent of fresh cut flowers used in the United States is imported?
The floor plan of the house and the locations of various rooms should be taken into account.
Which of the following is an important design consideration?
It gives valuable information concerning the floor plan, room usage and size, and the locations and sizes of doors and windows.
What is a blue-line copy of the house plans?
The diverse assortment in a design.
Principles of Design
Rules and guidelines used by an artist or designer to create a beautiful composition.
The loss of water from tree tissues.
A two-pronged metal pin with an "S" or flat top.
A row of plants that provides shelter from the wind.
What common design form has a contemporary look, allowing the designer to take any liberty with color, shape, or placement?
depth and quality of the soil
Which of the following would a designer record on a site analysis plan?
Indicates dominance of some elements of the design over others.
Color scheme that uses colors next to each other on the color wheel.
dimensions of the lot
Which of the following would a designer record on a base plan?
What scale is often used with residential landscape design?
one-fourth to one-third the distance from the ground to the eaves
What should be the height of a doorway planting?
A plant that completes its life cycle within one year or one growing season.
The orderly organization of design elements to create a visual pathway.
Temperature, Precipitation, Humidity, and wind on the site or on small ares of the site.
A design mechanic consisting of a heavy base with many sharp, closely spaced upright pins.
Family Inventory Survey
A form on which the customer provides information about factors that affect the landscape project.
gardening interests of the family
Which of the following would a designer note on a family inventory survey?
The change from one material to another.
The color scheme used when choosing red and green
The pleasing relationship between size and shape among objects and parts of objects
A plant that has a life cycle of more than two growing seasons.
The center of attention in a design.
Flower bed patterns should be in a long straight line
Which of the following is a good practice?
What type of design is equal on both sides of the central axis?
Plat of survey
A legal document indicating the exact locations of physical structures on a piece of property and the exact dimensions of the property.
A long green wooden stick to which a flower can be attached for additional support.
The surface quality of plant material.
Trees or shrubs on a site.
Characterized by stems appearing as spokes on a wheel.
A view of the front of a house.
Items in the landscape that attract attention and provide interest.
A row of closely planted trees deflects the force of the wind for a distance ______ times the height of the plants.
Provides a sense of equilibrium.
When objects have striking differences.
The three-dimensional outline of an arrangement.
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