Sunflower Competition 2015

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Sunflower Competition 2015
« on: May 13, 2015, 18:05 »
In truth I've been in two minds this year about running the compy, but seeing as the question as to what is happening has been asked, I'll give it another go.

I'm using the same rules as last year and it's no use having a wobbly afterwards if you've not adhered to them. Read them before entering!

Apologies for it being late, hopefully quite a few will have sown the seeds as a matter of course, but it's not too late anyway.

I'll copy/paste the rules from previous years which seem to have been OK, but with a slight amendment regarding declaring height........

The winner will be the tallest sunflower rather than the widest head.
There will also be a poll at the end for the best photo.   

At present, the only prize is kudos, you can have your profile amended to show that you "done good"!

The rules.....

  Newbies can register but must have 50 posts before end of competition.
  Names have to be registered by 30th June to count.
  Please post pictures showing the measurement, with full length photo,  by 31st October, when  the competition will end.

New - If you have difficulty posting a photo showing both the tape measure and plant, due to the height of the sunflower and the lack of 2 pairs of arms, please post a photo of the flower alongside an object to compare the height with (this could be yourself!). The precise height must have been measured, not guessed - how you do it is up to you! Please be honest in your declaration.
 
 
Anyone who disagrees with Moderators will be disqualified.

Please post on this thread only to register or comment on your progress. Asking for advice is acceptable, but bear in mind those giving it are trying to beat you! Waffling posts will be deleted!


Right - who's first in to bat?

mumof stig
DD.
sunshineband
Beetroot Queen
Annen

snowdrops
dmg
Flowertot
Mr Dog
Diddy Gardener

Baldy
BabbyAnn
mower man
VegGirl7
LandShark

Eblana
miggs
finleyfreyaseth
Urban Farmer
« Last Edit: May 21, 2015, 11:40 by DD. »
Did it really tell you to do THAT on the packet?

Seeds are SOWN, planting's for plants (and bulbs & tubers)!

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Re: Sunflower Competition 2015
« Reply #1 on: May 13, 2015, 18:39 »
Me - if the slugs will stop eating the seedlings  ::)
Lesley x
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Re: Sunflower Competition 2015
« Reply #2 on: May 13, 2015, 19:23 »
Might as well try myself as well!

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Re: Sunflower Competition 2015
« Reply #3 on: May 13, 2015, 19:29 »
Me too please  :)




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Re: Sunflower Competition 2015
« Reply #4 on: May 13, 2015, 19:36 »
Me please will have to sow some more as slugs ate mine

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Re: Sunflower Competition 2015
« Reply #5 on: May 13, 2015, 19:43 »
Both in!

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Re: Sunflower Competition 2015
« Reply #6 on: May 13, 2015, 19:55 »
me please...
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Re: Sunflower Competition 2015
« Reply #7 on: May 13, 2015, 20:46 »
And me
Please  :), might have to sow them then :lol:

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Re: Sunflower Competition 2015
« Reply #9 on: May 13, 2015, 21:13 »
All in.

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Re: Sunflower Competition 2015
« Reply #10 on: May 13, 2015, 21:43 »
Me too please - although I'm not sure what varieties I'm growing  :unsure: because it's a mixed packet of seeds

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Re: Sunflower Competition 2015
« Reply #11 on: May 14, 2015, 09:14 »
Me too please - already doing better than last year with one seedling so far avoiding the slugs to grow more than an inch high!

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Re: Sunflower Competition 2015
« Reply #12 on: May 14, 2015, 09:56 »
Me please! And thanks for running again DD  :D
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Re: Sunflower Competition 2015
« Reply #13 on: May 14, 2015, 10:07 »
I'm no good at sunflowers so I'd like to throw my hat into the ring  :wacko:

Pip pip,
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Re: Sunflower Competition 2015
« Reply #14 on: May 14, 2015, 11:45 »
me please  :D



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