Oh well, it had to happen eventually. This is our first horticultural quiz and, consequently, should be a pushover for any user of this site.

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Well done to Ingrid, Gill and "The Top Bottoms" - this week's joint winners.

Question 1.

Speaking of fruit and veg, which we weren't, what is 2020 the year of?


Question 2.

What kind of veg is a Chantenay?


Question 3.

What fruit comes from this flower and what soil does it prefer?
Quiz 8 - 3

Blueberry: ericaceous / acidic

Question 4.

What is the name of the garden from which BBC Scotland broadcasts a weekly gardening programme?


Question 5.

What is the word record weight for a pumpkin? a) 840.1 kg b) 536 kg c) 1190.5 kg

c) 1190.5 kg

Question 6.

Purple Majesty is a variety of what vegetable?


Question 7.

Name a medicinal use for calendula

Heal wounds, burns and rashes

Question 8.

Which weed has leaves that [apparently] taste good when blanched and added to a salad with balsamic dressing?


Question 9.

Identify this insect - hint: the answer is already on this site
Quiz 8 - 9


Question 10.

Identify this type of lettuce
Quiz 8 - 10

Webbs Wonder(ful)

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