• Vocabulary 41-60

     

    The following words will be on the third test. The test format will be a fill in the blank with a word bank. All classes will be tested on these words. Each day I will add that days vocabulary on this announcement until all 20 have been added. The test will be held April 25, 2024.

     

     Parents/Students: There will be a vocabulary check done on April 23, 2024. Each set of words should be dated as follows with the corresponding vocabulary and each set should be on its own page.

     

    4/17/24

    41. Landscape Horticulture- Deals with producing and using plants to make our outdoor environment more appealing.

    42. Nursery- A place where plants, shrubs, and ornamental trees are grown for transplanting to landscape areas.

    43. Arboretum- A collection of trees arranged in a naturalized fashion.

    44. Horticultural Garden- One that contains an assortment of plants represented by many varieties, arranged to achieve a desirable aesthetic effect.

    45. Botanical Garden- A plant collection habitat.

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  • 4/18/24

    46. Interiorscaping- Use of foliage plants to create pleasing and comfortable areas inside buildings; to create the feeling of outdoors.

    47. Garden Center- The retail sector of the nursery industry.

    48. Environment- All factors that affect the life of living organisms.

    49. Habitat- The place where wildlife live in nature.

    50. Wetland- A swamp, bog, marsh, mire, pond, or other place where water often stands.

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  • 4/19/24

    51. Inland Wetland- Includes freshwater marshes, northern peatlands, southern deep-water swamps, and riparian (stream) wetlands.

    52. Coastal Wetland- Includes tidal salt marshes, tidal freshwater marshes, and mangrove wetlands.

    53. Plant Environment- The above and below ground surroundings of a plant.

    54. Invasive Species- A non-native species (plant, animal, or other) that poses a threat to an ecosystem if it is introduced.

    55. Wildlife- Plant and animal organisms that haven’t been domesticated.

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  • 4/22/24

    56. Tender Plant- A plant that cannot tolerate cool weather.

    57. Hardy Plant- Plants that are less sensitive to temperature extremes.

    58. Hardiness- The ability of a plant to withstand colder temperatures.

    59. Pesticides- A chemical used to control pests.

    60. Pollution- When harmful or degrading materials get into the environment.

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