- Describe the work of the following: landscape architect, landscape contractor, nurseryman, and gardener.
- Make a drawing (1/8 inch equals 1 foot) of your home grounds. Show all buildings such as the house, garage, and barn. (NOTE: if this is not possible, make a drawing of a friend's yard.)
On a tracing of the drawing, prepare a planting plan. Have at least two kinds each of deciduous and evergreen trees and shrubs. Name 10 shrubs, 10 trees, 5 ground covers, 5 perennials, and 5 annuals good for planting in your town. Describe their growth habits and soil and climate needs.
- Make a plan for these grounds. Change walks, drives, walls, fences, and planting as you wish.
- Show flow lines for drainage of surface water.
Show how to read topographic maps. Explain the importance of a good drainage plan. Visit a well-landscaped yard, park, or building. Describe how the landscape architect has helped it.
- Tell the difference between evergreen and deciduous plants.
- Describe the difference between broadleaf and coniferous evergreen plants. Name one of each.
- Tell the difference between perennials and annuals.