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Last chance to enter Pumpkin Competition

at RHS Garden Rosemoor
by Joanna Rowe
September 20, 2009

Hurry and get your entry in for the famous annual Pumpkin Competition at RHS Garden Rosemoor in Great Torrington! The deadline for entry to the competition is 16 October so you still have a few weeks to perfect your pumpkin and be in with a chance to be a winner!

Pumpkin day (sponsored by Edwin Tucker & Sons Ltd), will be held on Sunday 25 October from 11.30am – 3pm at Rosemoor and is a great opportunity for adults and children alike to experience something a little bit different. From our fantastic competition and prize giving ceremony, to Pumpkin trails and an exciting Gourd Walk, not forgetting special children’s activities, there is something for everyone to enjoy! You will also be able to treat your tastebuds and sample some scrumptious pumpkin delicacies, as well as having a go at drawing a pumpkin as part of the National Big Draw Event!

There are 4 classes in this year’s pumpkin competition– Heaviest Pumpkin (from seed provided by Rosemoor), Smallest Pumpkin, Wackiest Pumpkin and Best Lantern. There are also two adult classes – Adult’s Wackiest Pumpkin and Adult’s Best Lantern. So give it your best shot and come along to Rosemoor to enjoy a day of fun for all the family! All winners will be given a rosette and bag of bulbs, but even if you don’t win you are still in for a treat - all entrants receive a small prize.

Entry forms and rules are still available by sending a SAE to Andrea Reed, Events Assistant, RHS Garden Rosemoor, Torrington, EX38 8PH or ringing 01805 626800.

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