Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Earth-Friendly Garden Quiz - First Question

Earth-Friendly Garden Quiz - First Question


I got a neat holiday gift last night that I will use for a new feature here on the blog. My friend did her shopping at the Sierra Club on-line store. The Earth-Friendly Garden Knowledge Cards (TM) is a deck of cards with a question about 'green' gardening and the answer on the other side of each card. I have had so much fun reading them and testing myself that I thought you might also enjoy playing and learning with me!


So each Wednesday I will post a question from the deck. You reply to the blog with your answer (post a comment). I will use the Sierra Club's answers as THE correct answer.


Only rule is that you must reply by Tuesday of the following week. I will post the answer in the post with the next weeks question.


The person who gets them all right for the month will win a copy of a current gardening or sustainable living book of my choosing. This means you will need to read the blog each week for the questions and answer right away! The first correct answer and the person who gets them all right for the month will be the winner.


OK ready for the first question?


True or False?

Bats should be discouraged from the garden because of their high potential for carrying rabies.


Respond with the answer and WHY!


Best of luck to you all!

The Garden Goddess

4 comments:

Judy said...

False! Anything that eats insects (including mosquitoes) is welcome in my garden!! Plus bat guano is great fertilizer. The potential for bats carrying rabies is very small. Our AZ bats are mainly insect eaters and stay away from people and other animals.
Judy
p.s. don't forget to put a pot on your head if you do see a bat so it won't get tangled in your hair. (JUST KIDDING!!!)

Adele said...

False! Bats eat a ton of insects every night and bat guano is a good fertilizer.

Suzanne Muusers said...

False - like most of earth's creatures, don't bother them and they won't bother you!

Donna said...

False--besides eating insects who might foolishly be out at night just waiting to be eaten, these bats might keep away the real vampires! At least they are more beneficial than those free roaming pooping cats!

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