AVGVG Christmas Get Together

AVGVG CHRISTMAS GET TOGETHER
THE WINDERMERE HALL HAS BEEN BOOKED FOR 7:00 PM ON FRIDAY, DECEMBER 13TH FOR  THE AVGVG CHRISTMAS GET TOGETHER.  BRING FAMILY MEMBERS AND FRIENDS FOR A FUN SOCIAL EVENING. BRING SOMETHING TO NIBBLE ON SUCH AS SANDWICHES AND/OR SWEETS.  DRINKS WILL BE PROVIDED.  A SHORT MEETING WITH PRESENTATIONS OF AWARDS WILL BE HELD.  DOOR PRIZES TOO!
THAT EVENING THERE WILL BE RENEWAL OR FIRST TIME APPLICATIONS FOR 2020 AVAILABLE (MAKES A GREAT CHRISTMAS GIFT) $15.00 MEMBERSHIP (OR FAMILY) OR MAIL TO: PAUL DEPRES, 2150 HARMONY ROAD, NICHOLSVILLE, NOVA SCOTIA, B0P 1C0.  MAY PAY BY “PAYPAL” TO <fredansems@live.ca>
WE WOULD LIKE TO ENCOURAGE ANYONE WHO HAVE GIANT VEGETABLE SEEDS DRIED FOR OUT 2020 SEED PAK (ANY AMOUNT OF SEEDS HELPS), TO BRING THEM ALONG THAT EVENING OR SEND THEM TO RON MUIS,1574 LAKEWOOD ROAD, STEAM MILL, NOVA SCOTIA, B4N 3V7.
Sincerely,
Gerard and Catharina
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2019 Glad Gardens Results

The 2019 Glad Gardens complete results have been posted to this web site. They can be found under the Events Tab – Glad Gardens Weigh Off Results Archive. (https://avgvg.wordpress.com/events/glad-gardens-weigh-off-results-archive) You can also check out the overall GPC results on BigPumpkins.com.  Congratulations to all the winners and participants.

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Hants County Exhibition Results 2019

 

The 2019 Hants County Exhibition was held on September 12 and the results were as follows (photos below):

Heaviest Pumpkin:

1st  872  lbs Gerard Ansems

2nd  630 lbs Frank Ansems

3rd  211 lbs Michael Armstrong

4th  208 lbs Wes Benedict

Heaviest  Squash:

1st  155 lbs Alex Benedict

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AVGVG Glad Gardens 2019 Weigh Off Information

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.

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Weigh-Off Meeting

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.

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AVGVG 2019 Patch Tour and BBQ

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.

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AVGVG Meeting July 21, 2019

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.

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AVGVG Monthly Meeting and Plant Exchange

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.

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Bushel Gourd 2018 Third Heaviest Worldwide – Gerard Ansems

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 !!!

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Membership Inquiries and Renewals

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 pdespres@eastlink.ca or via mail to

AVGVG  c/o Paul Despres
2150 Harmony Road
  Nicholsville
  Nova Scotia
  BOP 1CO

Should you wish to pay your membership fee electronically please send the payment to: fredansems@live.ca

(Fred will in turn update Paul regarding your payment )

Thanks to Paul and to Fred for taking on this very important role !!

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