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Walsall Rd sunflower competition
« on: August 30, 2011, 15:55:57 »
We judged it today and the winner was my neighbour with his 11ft. 8in beauty.

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I came third with 9ft. 4in.
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Re: Walsall Rd sunflower competition
« Reply #1 on: August 30, 2011, 16:34:14 »
Was that naked Norm? ;D



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Re: Walsall Rd sunflower competition
« Reply #2 on: August 30, 2011, 16:41:37 »
Was that naked Norm? ;D

That's him - he was being a bit shy today and wouldn't strip off for the photo.  ::)
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Re: Walsall Rd sunflower competition
« Reply #3 on: August 30, 2011, 17:14:55 »
The one me and my littlum grew was just over 9 foot.         ;D
MAY THE CORN BE WITH YOU.

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Re: Walsall Rd sunflower competition
« Reply #4 on: August 30, 2011, 18:40:41 »
Was that naked Norm? ;D

That's him - he was being a bit shy today and wouldn't strip off for the photo.  ::)

Well he did when myself and Elaine were there!!!!! (top half only) ;D



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Re: Walsall Rd sunflower competition
« Reply #5 on: August 30, 2011, 22:27:34 »
We judged it today and the winner was my neighbour with his 11ft. 8in beauty.

I came third with 9ft. 4in.

Congratulations to Norman and to yourself. 

Norman's sunflowers are very interesting - he could have won the smallest as well as the tallest, they are such a range in sizes  :)

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Re: Walsall Rd sunflower competition
« Reply #6 on: August 31, 2011, 05:14:32 »
He planted the row from one of last year's seed heads and some only grew to about 2ft.  They were supposed to be a 'hedge', dividing his plot and didn't have any special treatment.  He was as shocked as anyone to see how they grew.  :o
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Re: Walsall Rd sunflower competition
« Reply #7 on: August 31, 2011, 07:59:34 »

That's him - he was being a bit shy today and wouldn't strip off for the photo.  ::)

In this weather?  I don't blame him  ;D

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Re: Walsall Rd sunflower competition
« Reply #8 on: October 09, 2012, 21:43:38 »
Did you have one this year?
Just been looking in here and shocked to find so few posts ... almost nothing this year...

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Re: Walsall Rd sunflower competition
« Reply #9 on: October 10, 2012, 03:59:52 »
No, we didn't have one this year.

People still grew them but for some unknown reason, I never got around to organising the judging!
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Re: Walsall Rd sunflower competition
« Reply #9 on: October 10, 2012, 03:59:52 »