Monthly Archives: October 2016

Fall 2016 Club Patch Newsletter

Fall is certainly a time to reflect on the season accomplishments and look forward to next year’s garden.  Attached you will find our Fall 2016 newsletter which we hope you find helps you do that.  We want to warmly welcome … Continue reading

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2016 France Weigh Off

Catherine Ballion our club member from France has sent us some great photos and results from their recent event. Congratulations to all the participants and organizers  on such a wonderful show.  Giant Pumpkins Jean Michel Mery first 128kg 2nd Gag … Continue reading

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Steam Mill, Nova Scotia -A Hotbed for Long Gourd Growing Around the World

Gourd: Any of several trailing or climbing cucurbit plants bearing fruits with a hard rind, especially Lagenaria siceraria and a variety of Cucurbita pepo. Authorities believe gourds originated in ancient times in Africa. They then spread to other continents by … Continue reading

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Todd Kline Sets New Canadian Pumpkin Record

Todd Kline has set a new Canadian Atlantic Giant Pumpkin Record with his 1877 pound pumpkin entered in the Port Elgin Pumpkinfest. Todd has been growing giants since 1989 and has had many awards and records to his name. He … Continue reading

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Windsor- West Hants Weigh Off 2016

The pictures from the Windsor West Hants Weigh Off have been uploaded to this site. https://avgvg.wordpress.com/weigh-off-photo-galleries/2016-windsor-west-hants-weigh-off/ What a fantastic day for all the competitors and observers alike. Congratulations to Gerard Ansmes, Catharina Ansems and Frank Ansems for taking 1st, 2nd … Continue reading

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Edmundston Results are In

Edmundston, New Brunswick Results are In ! The results for Edmundston are now posted and Daryl Tingley won the Weigh Off with his 1447lb pumpkin – Also note that this was the largest pumpkin grown in Atlantic Canada in 2016 … Continue reading

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