Humber Avenue Community Allotments

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Quiz # 1. Questions submitted by Terry Smith.

  1. Who is the patron saint of gardeners, horticulture, florists, brides and brewers?
  2. Which fruit has main varieties slicing, burpless, and pickling?
  3. What is pomology the study of?
  4. What fruit comes in varieties Oro Blanco, Ruby Red, Thompson and Pink?
  5. Which famous 30 acre sculpture garden, created by Charles Jencks, is near Dumfries in Scotland?
  6. What is the national fruit of India, Pakistan, and the Philippines?
  7. Apples, pears, plums, apricots, and peaches are members of what family of flowering plants?
  8. What were brought to Britain from Germany by Sir Charles Isham in 1847?
  9. True or false. Daffodil bulbs can be used in place of onions in many recipes?
  10. Which flowers were once known as gillyflowers?