Annual produce competition 2017

20170910_152910 An excellent time was had by all at the Woodhouse Allotments’ annual social and produce competition yesterday.

As well as a chance to meet and get together with fellow allotment holders, we also ran the traditional informal produce competition, with Trading Hut vouchers as prizes. Thanks to everyone who entered and congratulations to our winners, the full list is as follows:

Heaviest pumpkin
Margaret McNamara – pumpkin not formally weighed as too heavy to lift!

Heaviest tomato
Barbara Pountney – 265g

Heaviest onion
Ron Williams – 410g

Heaviest beetroot
Di Hayden – 2,175g

Heaviest potato
Margaret McNamara – 590g

Heaviest courgette/marrow
Christina Erskine – 3,750g

Longest runner bean
Barbara Pountney – 42cm

Longest carrot
Michael Evans – 16cm

Longest parsnip
Michael Evans – 26.5cm

Longest cucumber
Barbara Pountney – 38cm

Tallest sunflower
Marta Matejkova – 278cm

Most unusual fruit/veg
Marta Matejkova – chickpeas

Basket of five fruit/veg varieties
Dimensions (plot 8)


Winning Basket of Five display