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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7:00  PM

Hamburgers, hot dogs and all condiments along with pop and water will be provided.  Please bring a plate (dessert) to share.    Hope to see you there.  Judy

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Patch Tour 2017

Hello Everyone:  The Patch Tour will be held on Monday, June 26th @ 6:30 pm.  We will begin at Frank Ansems, turn off the 101 at the New Ross turn off north to Beech Hill left to Inchy Street near the end. From there we will proceed to Lakewood Rd to view the gardens of Gerard Ansems, Ron Muis and Fred Ansems .  If you have any questions, please contact Ron Muis at beetgreen01@gmail.com.  Hope to see you there.

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Plant Exchange and Meeting

Hello Everyone:  Just a reminder that our annual Plant Exchange and Meeting will be held on Monday evening,  May 15th at the Windermere Hall at 7:00 pm.  Hopefully members have some spare plants…the weather has not been the best.  Hope to see you there.  Judy

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