Landscaping Secrets

Автор: | 12.12.2018

Description: What types of landscaping do people use around their homes (or businesses) in your country? What rules or regulations are in place to protect homeowners in particular neighborhoods? What kinds of problems can arise when there are disagreements between neighbors on their yards?
Helpful tip: Planting flowers can be a great way of landscaping a yard, but not all plants grow well together. Furthermore, certain flowers can cause allergies or take over other parts of your garden. Talk with a local nursery for advice.

Listen to the conversation and check your answers.

1. What is one problem with the man’s trees?
A. The branches are very old and long.
B. The trees dump too many leaves into the yard.
C. The dogs are scared of them during storms.

2. The tree was planted ______________ years ago.
A. 20
B. 23
C. 25

3. What happens to the dog when he eats the walnuts?
A. He pukes all over the place.
B. He chokes on them and can’t breathe.
C. He suffers from intestinal problems.

4. Why is the neighbor able to cut the other man’s trees?
A. Some of the branches cross over into the neighbor’s yard.
B. The trees are becoming a real fire danger.
C. He has a city permit to cut and remove the trees.

5. What do you think happens at the end of the conversation?
A. The men get together for a barbecue.
B. The neighbors get into a big fight.
C. The men become friends and plant trees.

Correct answers:

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