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How Does Your Garden Grow?

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  1. Pat has planted 120 plants in her garden: 40 pansies, 20 zinnias, 30 daisies, and 30 snapdragons. Make a circle graph to show this.

  2. How much fencing is needed for a garden with an area of 110 square feet and a width of 10 feet?

  3. The dimensions of Alex's garden are 6 feet X 9 feet. How many plants will she need if she plants one in the middle of each square foot?

  4. Amy plants her flowers on May 12. She plans on feeding them with Miracle Grow every 10 days. She wants to put on her calendar the days that she should do this. What are the next 6 dates?

  5. Frank likes to preserve his fresh vegetables in jars for winter use. He wants to make 5 quart jars of each vegetable. How many pounds of each will he need?
    Beans: 1 and 3/4 pounds per quart
    Beets: 2 and 3/4 pounds per quart
    Squash: 2 pounds per quart
    Sweet potatoes: 2 and 1/2 pounds per quart

  6. Geraniums are $2.95 each. How much will 5 plants cost? (include 7% sales tax.)

  7. Terry is selling plants from her garden. Buy 3/$4.50 and get one free. Mrs. Greenthumb wants 20 plants; how much will she pay?
    How many plants would you get for $27?

  8. Mr. Roberts complains that for every 3 plants he puts in, the rabbits eat one of them. If Mr. Roberts is right and he ends up with 48 plants, how many have the rabbits eaten?

    Use the chart to answer these questions.

  9. Jan has 3 kinds of bulbs to plant: Dutch hyacinth, daffodil, and grape hyacinth. Tell the order that they should be planted.
    _______ kinds of bulbs are planted at 8 inches.
    Tulips are planted _______ inches deeper than botanical tulips.
    A bulb that could be planted right beside the crocus is _______.

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