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Pumkin and Marrow Competition Results

PUMPKIN & MARROW COMPETITON 2016 – The PatEric Challenge!!!

This year’s growing conditions helped produce bumper crops of pumpkins and marrows. We had a record number of entries (16) in the pumpkin competition. Thanks to everybody who placed an entry and congratulations to the winning entrants who were:

PUMPKIN CHAMPIONS

1st: Matt Ling (100lbs)                 2nd: Alan Weale (99.5 lbs)       3rd: Jack Peerless (86.5 lbs) LT Record = 271lbs (Eric Taylor)                                                                                                          

MARROW CHAMPION

1st: Barbara Smith (47.5 lbs)    2nd: Patrick Hutchinson (30.5 lbs)            Chris Smith (25.5 lbs) LT Record = 63lbs (Pat Hutchinson)  

2016 Site Competition Results are in!

BEST PLOT COMPETITION:

First Place:          Alan and Mary Weale (Plot 123A)           

Second Place:     Lee & Jo Delahaye    (Plot 124)          

Third Place:         Patrick Hutchinson (Plot 99)                 

Fourth Place:      Chris and Ann Hughes (Plot 86)               

MASTER GARDENER

(Best Fruit & Vegetables on site):  Isabel Thompson (plot 86)

 BEST NEWCOMER

(started on site within the last 18 months excluding previous winners)

David Guest (Plot 79b)

 

 MOST IMPROVED PLOT

(Most improved within the last 12 months)

Matt Ling (plot 43B)

 

NEATEST PLOT:

Ernie 

 

 

JUDGING PANEL:  CHRIS SMITH, PAT MARTIN, PAT ROSE

  

 

 

Marrow and Pumpkin Competition Results for 2015!

 The PatEric Challenge!!!

This year’s growing conditions helped produce a so-so crop of pumpkins and a so-so crop of marrows.

Thanks to everybody who placed an entry and congratulations to the winning entrants who were: PUMPKIN CHAMPION  

1st: Ann Hughes (68lbs) 2nd: Chris Hughes (54 lbs)  3rd: Barbara Smith (44.5 lbs)

MARROW CHAMPION

1st: Lee Delahaye (46.5 lbs)  2nd: Patrick Hutchinson (42.5 lbs)  LT Record = 271Lbs (Eric Taylor) LT Record = 63Lbs (Pat Hutchinson) 3rd: Brian Martin (17 lbs) 

 

Junior Pumpkin  Competition

Joseph Ling

 

Harvest you water and save the Planet!  Well save us money at least!

 

 The council are having difficulties funding the payment of water for allotment sites, the water bill is huge. They want us to use as little as possible of main water from the water taps.

If you have a suitable hut they are keen to encourage plot holders to save rainwater by attaching gutters and water butts to store the water. If you are able to do this…a big ‘thank you’ from us. Note two or more water butts can be joined to save even more!

PLEASE USE WATER SENSIBLY AND REPORT ANY LEAKS SHOULD THEY OCCUR

 

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