Kathy’s Quiz: no 3 – Answers

Quiz week three

Name the year

1. Chelsea Flower Show temporarily lifts its ban on garden gnomes.   


2. The Eden Project’s full site opens to the public


3. Certain single tulip bulbs sell for more than ten times the annual income of a skilled craftworker.


4. First series of ‘Gardeners World’ is broadcast from Oxford Botanical Gardens


5. The Royal Botanical Gardens at Kew first opens its doors to the public


6. Beth Chatto’s  ‘A life with plants’ is published. 


7. Britain sees the number of allotments double to 1,400,000.


8. The ‘Hardy Plant Society’ is formed


9. Capability Brown, son of a land agent and a chambermaid, is born.


10. Thompson and Morgan purchase the world’s first black hyacinth ‘Midnight Mystique’ bulb for £50,000 


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