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Re: A4A Giant Pumpkin Contest 2011
« Reply #80 on: October 19, 2011, 08:09:38 »
Nice blog Steve and a good weight for your pumpkin  :)



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Re: A4A Giant Pumpkin Contest 2011
« Reply #80 on: October 19, 2011, 08:09:38 »

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Re: A4A Giant Pumpkin Contest 2011
« Reply #81 on: October 19, 2011, 13:12:39 »
Nice blog Steve and a good weight for your pumpkin  :)

Thank you and thank you! Setting myself a target of 400lbs for next year (realistic) and aiming/hoping for 500lb plus (possibly unrealistic).

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Re: A4A Giant Pumpkin Contest 2011
« Reply #82 on: November 10, 2011, 17:05:21 »
Hey, Any comp reselts yet ??????
I got prizes to give !

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Re: A4A Giant Pumpkin Contest 2011
« Reply #83 on: November 10, 2011, 17:52:08 »
Mine ended up at all of 65lbs.  :-[

I gave it to our local girls morris-dancing troupe for their Halloween 'do', where they held a guess-the-weight competition with it, and the winner won the pumpkin to carve as they wished.
Although I wasn't there, I was told it went down a treat and was back on display, carved and lit up, within two hours!


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Re: A4A Giant Pumpkin Contest 2011
« Reply #84 on: November 17, 2011, 14:43:57 »
Apologies for not producing a results page yet, i have limited access at the moment but will do my best.  All a bit anti-climatic



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Re: A4A Giant Pumpkin Contest 2011
« Reply #85 on: October 21, 2012, 14:13:48 »
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Re: A4A Giant Pumpkin Contest 2011
« Reply #86 on: October 21, 2012, 14:24:21 »
The light-coloured marrow was 61 lb, much better than
last year's 46lb. Quite surprising considering that last year
I really looked after it and fed and watered it but this year
I did nothing!

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Re: A4A Giant Pumpkin Contest 2011
« Reply #87 on: October 21, 2012, 16:12:50 »
The light-coloured marrow was 61 lb, much better than
last year's 46lb. Quite surprising considering that last year
I really looked after it and fed and watered it but this year
I did nothing!



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