Buzz·May 17, 2020If You Can Get 8/12 On This Gardening Quiz, You Definitely Have A Green ThumbAre you a planting pro or do you have a black thumb?by Angelica MartinezBuzzFeed ContributorFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink What is the technical term for planting seeds? Getty Images Germinating Correct Incorrect Germinating Sowing Correct Incorrect Sowing Xeriscaping Correct Incorrect Xeriscaping Fertilizing Correct Incorrect Fertilizing Correct! Wrong! Sowing Can you identify the basil plant? Getty Images Answer Image A Correct Incorrect A Answer Image B Correct Incorrect B Answer Image C Correct Incorrect C Answer Image D Correct Incorrect D Correct! Wrong! C The other three — in clockwise order — are sage, rosemary, and oregano. Which of these nutrients do plants not get from the soil? Getty Images Phosphorus Correct Incorrect Phosphorus Nitrogen Correct Incorrect Nitrogen Potassium Correct Incorrect Potassium Carbon Correct Incorrect Carbon Correct! Wrong! Carbon All of the following plants are from the same family EXCEPT... Getty Images Answer Image Potatoes Correct Incorrect Potatoes Answer Image Radishes Correct Incorrect Radishes Answer Image Tomatoes Correct Incorrect Tomatoes Image: Via Getty Images Eggplants Correct Incorrect Via Getty Images Eggplants Via Getty Images Correct! Wrong! Radishes Potatoes, tomatoes, and eggplants are all part of Solanaceae, aka the nightshade family. Which of the following is the term for a plant that continues to grow season after season for at least two years? Getty Images Annual Correct Incorrect Annual Biennial Correct Incorrect Biennial Perennial Correct Incorrect Perennial Correct! Wrong! Perennial Which of these is a perennial plant? Getty Images Answer Image Strawberry Correct Incorrect Strawberry Answer Image Pea Correct Incorrect Pea Answer Image Watermelon Correct Incorrect Watermelon Image: Via Getty Images Maize Correct Incorrect Via Getty Images Maize Via Getty Images Correct! Wrong! Strawberry Pea, watermelon, and maize plants are annuals that die within one year of being planted. Can you identify which tool is a gardening hoe? Getty Images Answer Image A Correct Incorrect A Answer Image B Correct Incorrect B Answer Image C Correct Incorrect C Image: Via Getty Images D Correct Incorrect Via Getty Images D Via Getty Images Correct! Wrong! B One of these foods is not from the rose family — do you know which one? Getty Images Answer Image Almonds Correct Incorrect Almonds Answer Image Apples Correct Incorrect Apples Answer Image Raspberries Correct Incorrect Raspberries Image: Via Getty Images Grapes Correct Incorrect Via Getty Images Grapes Via Getty Images Correct! Wrong! Grapes Almonds, apples, and raspberries are all in Rosaceae — the rose family. Which of these insects is not considered beneficial to a garden? Getty Images Ladybugs Correct Incorrect Ladybugs Spiders Correct Incorrect Spiders Bumblebees Correct Incorrect Bumblebees Grasshoppers Correct Incorrect Grasshoppers Correct! Wrong! Grasshoppers Grasshoppers are generally considered to be garden pests because they feed on and cause damage to plants. Can you identify which of the following are marigolds? Getty Images Answer Image A Correct Incorrect A Answer Image B Correct Incorrect B Answer Image C Correct Incorrect C Image: Via Getty Images D Correct Incorrect Via Getty Images D Via Getty Images Correct! Wrong! C The others — in order — are carnations, poppies, and tulips. Which of these is a shade plant? Getty Images Fern Correct Incorrect Fern Peony Correct Incorrect Peony Daylily Correct Incorrect Daylily Lavender Correct Incorrect Lavender Correct! Wrong! Ferns Peonies, daylilies, and Lavender are full sun plants and thrive with lots of sunlight. And finally, which of the following is not a reason why mulch is used? Getty Images to dry out wet soil Correct Incorrect to dry out wet soil to prevent weeds Correct Incorrect to prevent weeds to keep the soil cool Correct Incorrect to keep the soil cool Correct! Wrong! To dry out wet soil Mulch helps keep the soil moist, not dry.