Friday, July 30, 2010

Veggie QUIZ Answers

OK, now that you had a chance to check out the veggie flowers posted yesterday. Did you figure out what veggies to with each ?  If you did guess, hope you had a bit of fun. And, HERE are the ANSWERS. Just to make it easier, the order here is the same as in the previous post, including the veggie flower.

cuke flwr0728 (1)

This is something we have had an abundance of in the garden this season.


cuke (4)






butternut squash FLWRS (9)

Another veggie (still prefer this term to fruit) that we will soon harvest in bucketfuls is this one. This one still has a way to go before turning its wonderful orange color.

Butternut Squash

butternut squash (3)

eggplant flwr0728 (2) Did you figure out that this colorful purple and yellow flower is from the ever popular eggplant which ripens to a beautiful dark purple.


eggplant (1)

tomato flowr0728 (2)This flower produces an ever popular summer veggie that’s so popular with many gardeners.


tomatoes0728 (2)

These next couple might have been a little harder to guess .  . .

green pepper FLWR (3) green pepper (1)

The delicate white flower on the left produces – did you get this one?

Green Pepper



 lima FLWR (4)And this grouping of white flowers results in . . . Lima Beanslima in pod (1)

This last one was not a trick question, since the photo looks similar to the first one posted . It’s in the same family. This yellow flower matures to – Yellow Crookneck Squash.yellow squash flwr0728   yellow squash0728 (4)






Grenville has graciously offered the following PRIZES – pickup ONLY. As you may have read someplace – maybe even on this blog – it’s been a BIG year at the F&P for cukes and zukes and we enjoy sharing.

1st prize = several large cukes & zukes
2nd prize = larger cukes & zukes
3rd prize = largest cukes & zukes

That’s it for the first – maybe even annual (monthly)? – Frog & PenguINN garden quiz – it was fun (at least for me).


Montanagirl said...

I wouldn't have guessed any of them, but I'm not a gardener. I'm lucky to recognize a cucumber when I see it, let alone its flower! LOL

Anonymous said...

HEY, here is an idea for next time>>>>>> Maybe a matching challenge. Just match the flower to the veggie, or visa versa, or something like that. We could even add animals....

The cottage by the Cranelake said...

In had lots of fun doing this :-) Eggplant I´ve almost never seen so That´s ok to not have a clue on :-) Byt I should have guessed yellow crook neck!! I have had it for several years :-) :-)

Looking forward to next year then :-)
Have a great day now!

Beatrice P. Boyd said...

Hey Mona that's OK if you didn't guess for this fun project. If you had a garden I'm sure your veggie flower photos and veggies would be great photo models.

Beatrice P. Boyd said...

Christer, it figures that you would have had the most correct answers given your past and current interest in plants and veggies. Honestly, if I had not known which flower went with which veggie, my only correct answer might have been the tomato. Thanks for sharing in this least it was for me.

Elaine said...

Phew! Good thing I didn't get to the quiz post until today. I guessed everything right except for the variety of the two squash. I might have won some of those cukes and zukes! Yikes. Well, pickup would have been a problem, and I have plenty of my own zukes. Fun quiz!

Beatrice P. Boyd said...

WOW Elaine, you and Christer would have to share in the prizes, except that you already have your OWN prizes to give away. Yes, it was a fun quiz to create and post. Thanks for sharing in the fun, too.

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