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Gardening Quiz

Do you know your gardening? 10 Questions.

 
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1

In which time period did Cottage Gardening begin?

  • 500-1400
  • 1450-1500
  • 1500-1550

2

Which people did Cottage Gardening originate with?

  • Wealthy land owners
  • Labouring classes
  • Farmers

3

What is the first step in beginning a garden?

  • Fertilising
  • Planting
  • Digging or ploughing

4

Where did today's bright orange carrot that was crossed with yellow and red varieties develop in the sixteenth century?

  • Holland
  • America
  • Spain

5

Throughout history which of the following have soldiers been given to increase their strength?

  • Spinach
  • Beetroot
  • Watercress

6

What is the traditional manner of storing beetroot?

  • Keeping it in a dark, cool cupboard
  • Pickling it in vinegar
  • Drying it

7

What is a cloche used for?

  • Weeding
  • Watering the garden
  • To protect garden plants

8

Which of these is not a good tip for making a compost heap?

  • Regularly add a sprinkle of water to it to keep it moist
  • Do not place it too near the home
  • Add dried paper, cardboard or wood chips regularly

9

In world war 2 which food did the government encourage people to grow for its Vitamin C?

  • Apples
  • Blackcurrants
  • Rhubarb

10

When do tiny potatoes under the soil start swelling?

  • When the leaves begin to grow
  • When the flowers have gone
  • As soon as the plant has flowers

 

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