Types of Grasses
Soil Science!
Turfgrass Management
True/False
Sports on Turf
100

This type of grass looks almost blue in certain light.  This grass has a state's name in its name.

What is... Kentucky Bluegrass

100

Which soil type retains more water:  clay or sand?

What is... Clay

100

What is the name of a common yellow weed with a green stem that is found in turfgrass?

What is... dandelion

100

T or F:  There’s no such thing as growing grass on a farm.

What is... F

100

Name this sport played on turf:  This sport involves an oblong-shaped ball made of pigskin.  

What is... Football

200

What are the individual, sectioned portions of turfgrass called?  You took these home yesterday.

What is... Plugs

200

What layer of the soil horizon is at the very top?

What is... organic layer

200

What turfgrass management procedure involves a practice called "striping?"

What is... mowing

200

T or F:  Turfgrass can be turned into a career for anybody.

What is... True!

200

Name this sport played on turf:  This sport involves these terms- base, bat, strike, run, and diamond.

What is... baseball

300

What season-type of turfgrass is Bermuda grass considered?  This type of grass grows well from NC to Florida.

What is... Warm Season

300

What tool is used to take soil samples?

What is.. a soil probe

300

If you want to study turfgrass in college, what university has a Turfgrass Management Program?

What is... NC State

300

T or F:  There’s only one kind of turfgrass.

What is... False

300

Name this sport played on turf:  This sport involves horses running.  Include what the horses are running on in your answer to this question.

What is... Horse Turf Racing

400

What season-type of grass is Fescue considered?  This type of grass grows well in the northern half of the US.

What is... Fescue

400

Where are NC soil samples sent off to for testing?

What is... Raleigh
400

What part of a turfgrass plant is located in the same area as the roots?

What is... Rhizome

400

T or F:   Grass can’t get diseases.

What is... False

400

Name this sport played on turf:  This sport has major competitions held in Augusta, GA; and Moore County, NC.  This sport is played on a course.

What is.. Golf

500

What variety of turfgrass was the slowest growing in our starter pots from yesterday?

What is... Zoysia

500

What layer of the soil horizon is found at the very bottom?

What is... bedrock

500

_____ is important to pick up and keep off of turfgrass in any area in order to keep it clean and growing healthily.  We picked this up earlier today.

What is... trash

500

T or F:  When mowing grass, you should try to keep your mower blades sharp.

What is... True

500

Name this sport played on turf:  This sport is called football in the UK.  

What is... Soccer

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