Fall 2017 News From The Patch Now Online

The 2017 Fall Club Newsletter has been uploaded to our the Web Site (avgvg.com). You can find it under the newsletter tab or by clicking on the following link :


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France Weigh Off Continues to Grow!

Our Club Member Catherine Bailon continues to work hard making their very new weigh off in France a great success – Congratulations to Catherine and all of the growers on their success. Below are some pictures from the event held recently:


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Maureen Tingley Wins the Journee de la citrouille d Edmundston Weigh Off

Congratulations to Maureen Tingley for her win Sunday at the Journee de la citrouille d Edmundston Weigh Off. Below is a picture of her 759 lb entry which also took the Howard Dill Award at the event.

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2017 Glad Garden Weigh Off Results Posted

The complete 2017 Glad Gardens results for both Young Gardner’s and Adults can now be found on our Weigh Off Archive Page under the events tab or by clicking the link below.

Complete pictures of the event will be posted in the upcoming days.

Congratulations to all the participants !



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Weigh Off Results

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Frank Ansems Wins at the 2017 Hants County Ex

Frank Ansems had the Heaviest pumpkin at this years Hants County Exhibition. Weighing in at 976 pounds. The largest squash weighed  in at 737 pounds and was grown by Gerard Ansems. Below are the full results and pictures of the contestants. Congratulations to everyone !!!!


Frank Ansems 976 Lbs

Cindi Ansems 962 lbs Danny Dill 450 lbs  Alison Dill 420 lbs 

Wes / Alex Benedict 361lbs  Squash

Gerard Ansems 737lbs

Wes/ Alex Benedict 153 lbs

Kim MacQuarrie / Paul Ferguson 144 lbs  Michael/Adam Armstrong 120lbs 

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Daryl Tingley Wins at the Fredericton Ex

Below is a picture of Daryl Tingley and his prize winning 1120 lb pumpkin. Daryl took top honors at the recently held Fredericton Ex Weigh Off.

Congratulations Daryl !!!!



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Ron Muis Promotes AVGVG on The Weekend Gardener

If you missed Ron on the radio show today you can listen to him at the following link – Select the September 10th show – he is the first guest.



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Only 33 Days to Grow ………….

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Glad Gardens Weigh Off Planning Meeting

Hi Everyone:  Hope you are all having a “great” summer!   The August Meeting for the AVGVG Club will be Monday, August 28th at 7:00 pm , Windermere Hall.  This will be our planning meeting for our Annual Weigh Off at Glad Gardens.  Help is needed with the set up on Wednesday night, September 20th and on both opening night Friday, September 22nd and Saturday, September 23rd.  If you are not able to attend the meeting but are able to help out please contact either Ron Muis <beetgreen01@gmail.com>;  Gerard Ansems <gansems@xcountry.tv >; or Judy Knox <dm.knox@ns.sympatico.ca>.

Hope to see you at the meeting.  Remember MANY HANDS MAKE LIGHT WORK!

Judy Knox


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