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Nursery/Landscape CDE Resources

General Knowledge

This portion of the event will consist of 50 questions, addressing content from Introduction to Horticulture - Third Edition, published by the Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education.


Sample Exam




Contest Superintendent:

David Hillock




Each contestant will be required to identify the following: 

Plant ID - 25 specimens (125 points)

Pests, Disorders and Beneficial Insect - 15 specimens (45 points)

Equipment and Supplies - 10 items (30 points)


All contestants will participate in two (2) practicums (25 points each, 50 points total). Each practicum activity will consist of a hands-on task and/or up to 25 questions about the practicum activity. Possible practicums:

  • Ornamental Garden Plan
  • Pruning Nursery Stock and Landscape Plants
  • Written Practicum
  • Judging
  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Potting Nursery Stock


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