The 2019 Hants County Exhibition was held on September 12 and the results were as follows (photos below):
1st 872 lbs Gerard Ansems
2nd 630 lbs Frank Ansems
3rd 211 lbs Michael Armstrong
4th 208 lbs Wes Benedict
1st 155 lbs Alex Benedict
Complete information including event poster, event brochure, and entry forms can all be found on this web site under the events tab by clicking on the Glad Gardens 2019 Weigh Off of by clicking here.
There will be an “OFFICIAL WEIGH OFF MEETING” on Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at 7:00 pm at Glad Gardens.
Sorry for the short notice.
Our Patch tour and barbecue will take place on Saturday Aug. 10 th. The tour will start at Jeff Reids (852 Maple St., Waterville) at 3:30 pm. From there everyone will go to Fred Ansems’, Gerard Ansems’, and Ron Muis on Lakewood Road in Steam Mill. The barbecue will be at Ron Muis’ starting at around 6:00 pm.
Sorry for the short notice but the plan is to have the next meeting of the Annapolis Valley Giant Vegetable Growers at the Waterville Fire Hall on Sunday, July 21 at 7 pm.
The AVGVG Monthly Meeting will be held this Sunday, May 5th at 7:00 pm at the Waterville Fire Hall, Old County Road. The annual plant exchange will take place. Topic for discussion will be: How to maintain temperature in cold frame and adding amendments.
Below pictured is Gerard Ansems who recently received his GPC award for growing the 3rd largest Bushel Gourd in the world in 2018. His bushel gourd weighed in at 335 lbs.
Congratulations Gerard !!!
Please be advised that Paul Despres will now be looking after all aspects of the AVGVG membership list and renewals. This means that when you need to renew or have an inquiry about your membership status that it should be direct to Paul. He can be reached via e-mail at email@example.com or via mail to
AVGVG c/o Paul Despres
2150 Harmony Road
Should you wish to pay your membership fee electronically please send the payment to: firstname.lastname@example.org
(Fred will in turn update Paul regarding your payment )
Thanks to Paul and to Fred for taking on this very important role !!
The 2019 Seed of the Year Rules have been posted to this web site and can be found by clicking “Seed of the Year 2019 Rules” under the Seed of the Year tab. This year the club is looking for the longest cucumber with prizes for the longest 3. You should have received your seeds in the 2019 seed pack. Good Luck to Everyone !!!