To support the activities of the Annapolis Valley Giant Vegetable Growers, Fred Ansems has put together a tremendous seed sale to get everyone ready for the 2019 season. This is a chance to get some great seeds as well as support the club. You can either click on a lot below (which will take you to the appropriate page on Big Pumpkins ) or go to the Big Pumpkins web site and look under Seed Auction / Raffles message board. A Big Thank You to Fred for putting this all together and running this Auction. Bid Early and Bid Often for some great seeds.
Bidding will start at 8:00pm Big Pumpkin time Jan20,2019.
Bidding will end at 8:00pm Big Pumpkin time on Jan27,2019
Min bid starts off at 15$ .
Bidding must be in 5$ increases
From country of bidder. So a U.S. person pays in US$ and a Canadian pays in Canadian$.
The Annual AVGVG Christmas Social/Meeting will be held on Friday, December 7th at 6:30 pm at the Windermere Hall, Windermere Rd., Berwick. Pizza will be provided along with tea, coffee, hot chocolate, water and pop. Members are asked to bring along an appetizer or a small dessert plate to share. PLEASE RSVP TO ME AT <email@example.com> BY DECEMBER 4TH THE NUMBER OF ADULTS AND YOUNG GARDENERS ATTENDING.
If there is a snowstorm on the 7th, we will hold our event on Thursday, December 20th.
To all our members who are unable to join us, on behalf of our President, Ron Muis and the Executive, I would like to extend a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
Pages have been created for the 2018 pictures from the Glad Gardens Weigh Off as well as the Windsor-West Hants Weigh Off. We have created a new menu tab “Weigh Off Photo Galleries ’18’-” (seen above). Simply click on this tab to go to the page or a drop down menu will also appear so that you can select which weigh off photos you would like to review.These photos are also available on our Facebook page.
Thanks to the many contributing photographers this year.
Check out this video from the Windsor -West Hants Weigh Off including interviews with Danny Dill and Gerard Ansmes about his Bushel Gourd currently sitting at number 2 in the world at 335 lbs. Click on the link below to view the video :
Congratulations to Marilyn Ansems (pictured below) on winning the Howard Dill Award 2018 for best looking pumpkin. Marilyn’s pumpkin weighed in at 599 lbs and was the perfect shade of orange.
The complete 2018 AVGVG Glad Gardens Weigh Off results are now available on our web site. Simply click on the links below to see either the Adult or Young Gardeners results.Congratulations to all the participants.
The Results of the Hants County Ex are in and AVGVG club members did very well. Be sure to take note of the Growers of Tomorrow – Michael Armstrong and our youngest grower Alexander Benedict – Great Job ! Congratulations to all Growers !Also there are a few pictures below:
1st…. 1155 lbs. Gerard Ansems
2nd …754 lbs. Frank Ansems
3rd…458 lbs. Wes Benedict
4th .. 101 lbs. Michael Armstrong.
1st…710 lbs. Gerard Ansems
2nd..532 lbs.Carter Ansems
3rd..279 lbs. Wes Benedict
4th..205 lbs. Alexander Benedict.
Alexander Benedict & his 205 Squash
AVGVG Members Nancy Miller and Santus Treminio” from Newport with their Giant Watermelon Entries
The results of the NBEX recently held in Fredericton are in. They are as follows:
1st– Daryl Tingley 1099.5 lbs.
2nd– Maureen Tingley 911 lbs.
3rd– Steven Fisher 583.5 lbs.
4th– Charles Ebbett 581.5 lbs.
Congratulations to all the participants!