Are you potty for potting? Find out here…
Do you think a ‘Trellis’ is:
a. A tasty flan with apples and almonds
b. The Spanish equivalent of the name ‘Doris’
c. French for ‘Lady Garden’
d. A framework of light wooden or metal bars to support fruit trees or creepers, typically fastened against a wall
Do you think Titchmarsh is:
a. A male Blue Tit
b. What happens when you encounter a small patch of mud
c. A footballer who used to play for Man City
d. A truly wonderful man, guru of all that is green and world-renowned water feature maestro
When you think ‘soil’ do you think:
a. Mmm chocolate
b. Eugh, dirty!
c. I must hire a cleaner
d. I need to get my hands in there
What do you do in your shed?
a. Shed? I don’t own one sweetie, I keep the Porsche in the garage
b. A set of tools and an old washing machine
c. Battle spiders
Would you say you’re self-sufficient?
a. I tend to buy the organic range in Waitrose
b. Fairly, I know how to read a map
c. I can call the local takeaway with a single hand
d. Dinner tonight is all home-grown
How does your garden grow?
a. It’s completely paved, so it doesn’t, technically
b. I have no idea! Survival of the fittest I suppose
c. There’s a pot plant or two left from the last family that lived here
d. Very nicely, thank you
Do you own a pair of gardening gloves?
a. Yes! They were a joke present one Christmas; pink and frilly
b. No, only red leather driving gloves
c. No way José
d. Yes, they’re old and muddy. I like to hang them up in my shed after a long day in the garden
If by ‘gardening’ you mean ‘received some flowers last month’, then chances are you’re not green-fingered. Are you bothered? Probably not.
Don’t think Monty Don’s quaking in his mud-caked boots
You cleared the leaves from the drive last year but that’s about as far as it goes. Give potting a go – you might find you like it!
Not afraid of weeding
When the time is right, you love getting down and dirty in the garden. Good for you!
Yes, you’re green-fingered
There’s nothing you love more than being up to your elbows in mud. Your garden (or window box) must look blooming lovely.