September 2018 Garden Questions
All cauliflower is white. If it isn’t white, it isn’t cauliflower. This statement is:
Cauliflower, being a member of the Brassica family, shouldn’t be planted in any area of the garden in which family members have been planted in the last ____ . Fill in the blank.
A) 1 year
B) 2 years
C) 3 years
D) 4 years
E) 10 years
F) Plant them any place. Cauliflower is a strong veggie that doesn’t need to be coddled in this manner.
“Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise.” This quote is most often credited to:
A) Jerry Lewis
B) Bill Maher
C) Benjamin Franklin
D) Abraham Lincoln
E) George Washington
F) None of the above.
Where were Brussels sprouts first cultivated?
B) United Kingdom
Are there any people who would not benefit from eating Brussels sprouts?
Maintaining a normal pH level for your body promotes health and well being. You should strive to keep your body at a pH level of:
A) Below 6.0
B) Between 6.0 and 6.6
C) Between 7.2 and 7.4
D) Between 7.6 and 8.0
E) Above 8.0
F) pH level is not a factor in the health of the human body.
What or who is Royal Berkey?
A) This refers to Prince Alfonso Berkey – cousin to Prince Albert II of Monaco – and, a member of the royal family House of Grimaldi.
B) A Royal Berkey is a winning poker hand that is higher than any other group of cards as long as a wild card is not used.
C) A water filtration system.
D) All the above.
People who experience “iron overload” anemia are encouraged to eat as much of the vegetable, kale, as possible.
Kale can be grown in a home garden for consumption and it is a great addition to everyone’s diet.
Seeds can also be purchased to grow ornamental kale which adds vibrant colors to flowers and hedges – making it a wonderful and picturesque addition to any home landscaping.
However, ornamental kale is poisonous and should not be eaten – as it can cause extreme stomach cramps and even death in senior citizens.
Can kale be grown in pots or other containers that are suitable for plants?
B) No, that’s absurd. Kale grows way too big and will outgrow any container used. Keep it in the garden.
Border patrol agents stop a cyclist crossing the border everyday and inspect the bag he is carrying – and, they find nothing inside that would indicate what he is smuggling.
But, the cyclist is smuggling something. Do you know what it is?
A comment or email will help make me a happy camper. Can’t wait to hear from you!
Jim, the Lifelong Gardener