Birmingham And District Allotments Confederation
Representing Allotment Gardeners & Associations Across Birmingham

June Newsletter quiz

1. Which flowers name comes from the ancient Greek word
for Star?
2. Which fruit has main varieties called slicing, burpless and
pickling?
3. What is Pomology the Study of?
4. What fruit comes in varieties Orco Blanco,Ruby Red ,
Thompson and Pink
5. What has varieties beefsteak, plum and cherry?
6. Which fruit was cultivated from crossing a black berry and
raspberry?
7. Helianthus is another name for which flower?
8. Which TV presenter owns a garden in Herefordshire called
Longmeadow?
9. What word is used to describe plants that like acid soil and
will not grow in alkaline soils?
10. Which campaign encouraged the British population to use
gardens, parks and sports pitches to grow vegetables
during World War 2?

Answers

  1. Aster
  2. Cucumber
  3. Growing Fruit
  4. Grapefruit
  5. Tomato
  6. Loganberry
  7. Sunflower
  8. Monty Don
  9. Ericaceous
  10. Dig for Victory