Poll

Please vote for your favourite "Harvest" Photo

Serebmob
3 (7%)
Jennyb
2 (4.7%)
Orfy
0 (0%)
Elcie
2 (4.7%)
Compostqueen
7 (16.3%)
WoodyK
1 (2.3%)
Robbobnbill
1 (2.3%)
Ropster
0 (0%)
Sandra d
0 (0%)
Lightyears
0 (0%)
Mother hen
0 (0%)
Richyrich7
1 (2.3%)
Big Jen
2 (4.7%)
Pistonbroke
5 (11.6%)
Ice
2 (4.7%)
Yorkie1
1 (2.3%)
Swing Swang
2 (4.7%)
Dangolding
1 (2.3%)
Miss Muffet
2 (4.7%)
FCG
8 (18.6%)
Lemon
2 (4.7%)
Garddwr
1 (2.3%)

Total Members Voted: 38

Voting closed: September 27, 2008, 20:35


Photo Competition #5 - "Harvest"

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John

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Photo Competition #5 - "Harvest"
« on: September 01, 2008, 14:31 »
THIS IS COMPETITION NUMBER 5

TITLE:  "Harvest"

PRIZE:  "Choosing and Keeping Chickens by Chris Graham (More Info)



September is harvest time so time to snap some produce - or even a basket of eggs. Use your imagination, whatever sums up a successful season for you.

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The simple rules:

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  • You can enter one photograph into the competition which should be no more than 640 pixels wide.
  • It can be your plot or someone elses, on an allotment or a home garden - just so long as it's a vegetable plot.
  • It should be accompanied by a short title and some description.  
  • At the closing date we will add a poll for members to vote on and the most popular photo will be the winner.
  • The winner will receive a prize as listed above and the winning photo will be placed in a permanent photo gallery along with the best runners up.
  • Closing Date for Entries: Saturday 20th September 2008 when voting will be allowed by all members for one week.

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    Full rules can be found Here

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    The competition voting is now closed and the results are:


    1st - FCG with 8 votes

    2nd - Compostqueen with 7 votes

    3rd - Pistonbroke with 5 votes




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    Quote from: "srebmob"

    Title: This one! - Beat that for Value T*E*S*C*O




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    Quote from: "jennyb"

    Title: How To Harvest Runner Beans When You're Only 5'2"!!



    Equipment needed: Ladder and Shed roof


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    Quote from: "orfy"

    Title: My first ever parsinp - Fluke?





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    Quote from: "Elcie"

    Title: First Harvest

    Desription: This was our first harvest, five weeks after getting allocated the allotment.  It isn't much compared to some experienced members but it meant so much to us to eat our first harvest with our lasagna!  :D




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    Quote from: "compostqueen"

    Title: Harvest Home




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    Quote from: "WoodyK"

    Title: Here's a photo I took of my dear old Dad and his leek a few years back.




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    Quote from: "robbobnbill"

    Title: My first crop of Broad beans and his first ever broad beans!!!




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    Quote from: "Ropster"

    Title: Someone else's harvest, a huge Muck heap Covered in Pumpkins.  Saw this whilst on  Holiday in the Alps




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    Quote from: "sandra d"

    Title: Before the rains came.




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    Quote from: "lightyears"

    Title: potatoe king




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    Quote from: "mother hen"

    Title: a modest little harvest bags full of spuds you'll have to believe me!




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    Quote from: "richyrich7"

    Title: A wet Sunday mornings harvest. Runners sliced ready for freezing.




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    Quote from: "Big Jen"

    Title: The green ones have been rescued from the blight and should make lovely chutney :)




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    Quote from: "pistonbroke"

    Title: "Su-primo". My first attempt at growing anything.




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    Quote from: "Ice"

    Title: Needed a little help from a friend to harvest this lot. :wink:  :lol:




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    Quote from: "Yorkie1"

    Title: Oh Dear.  Never go away for a couple of weeks...

    Description: There's nearly 19 lb of beans; 4 green courgettes (actually 3 pretending to be rounders bats) weighing over 9 lb in total, and a yellow one over 3 lb; 4 types of squash (9 separate vegetables) weighing nearly 10 lb.




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    Quote from: "Swing Swang"

    Title: I was going to be harvested...

    ...but I'm not now because I disappeared for three weeks then turned up with nine of these!




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    Quote from: "dangolding"

    Title: Dug this up the other morning - think this is what Mother Nature calls a 'random gene'




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    Quote from: "Little Miss Muffet"




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    Quote from: "FCG"

    Title: Everything perfectly formed...

    Description: Indicative of my harvest this year, portion control gone mad!




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    Quote from: "Lemon"

    Title: Just one of the harvests from our back garden, it makes me want to get into the kitchen and cook it!




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    Quote from: "garddwr"

    Title: Busy Day Harvesting at the farm !




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    That's all the entrants. All members can cast one vote in the list above !
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Bombers

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It has to be.......
« Reply #1 on: September 01, 2008, 15:56 »
This one! - Beat that for Value T*E*S*C*O
Life begins... On the kitchen windowsill.

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jennyb

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Photo Competition #5 - "Harvest"
« Reply #2 on: September 01, 2008, 22:44 »
Title: How To Harvest Runner Beans When You're Only 5'2"!!





Equipment needed: Ladder and Shed roof

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crowndale

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Photo Competition #5 - "Harvest"
« Reply #3 on: September 02, 2008, 08:30 »
I've eaten all mine!  no piccies, sniff.
Cleverly disguised as a responsible adult.
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John

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Photo Competition #5 - "Harvest"
« Reply #4 on: September 02, 2008, 11:14 »
Quote from: "crowndale"
I've eaten all mine!  no piccies, sniff.


Doesn't have to be your own harvest :)

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orfy

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Photo Competition #5 - "Harvest"
« Reply #5 on: September 02, 2008, 15:10 »
My first ever parsinp - Fluke?




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Mike.white

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Photo Competition #5 - "Harvest"
« Reply #6 on: September 02, 2008, 16:35 »
Quote from: "orfy"
My first ever parsinp - Fluke?





Blimey - that's a cracker! Well done!!
For the latest on the BIG project, read my blog.

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John

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Photo Competition #5 - "Harvest"
« Reply #7 on: September 02, 2008, 23:09 »
I demand a blood test - that parsnip's on steroids :)

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wighty

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Photo Competition #5 - "Harvest"
« Reply #8 on: September 03, 2008, 21:02 »
Oh pooh, I forgot the competition came back in September.  My eldest is cojming to stay in November for a week and she is computer literate.  She has promised to show me how to quote and how to put up pictures.  Could we please know now what the comp is going to be then so I can take the pictures now.  I'm going to Osbourne House at the weekend so can we have Stately homes.

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John

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Photo Competition #5 - "Harvest"
« Reply #9 on: September 03, 2008, 22:12 »
The competition in November.. I think a flying saucer and the aliens  :twisted:

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Elcie

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Photo Competition #5 - "Harvest"
« Reply #10 on: September 03, 2008, 22:47 »
Title: First Harvest



This was our first harvest, five weeks after getting allocated the allotment.  It isn't much compared to some experienced members but it meant so much to us to eat our first harvest with our lasagna!  :D

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noshed

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Photo Competition #5 - "Harvest"
« Reply #11 on: September 04, 2008, 11:25 »
Good for you with the harvest - but did you get Munty to take the pic?
Self-sufficient in rasberries and bindweed. Slug pellets can be handy.

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compostqueen

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Photo Competition #5 - "Harvest"
« Reply #12 on: September 04, 2008, 12:37 »
Harvest Home


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Photo Competition #5 - "Harvest"
« Reply #13 on: September 04, 2008, 12:47 »
Quote from: "compostqueen"
Harvest Home



WOW!! :shock:
Are you a professional photographer or what? That looks amazing CQ!

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WoodyK

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Photo Competition #5 - "Harvest"
« Reply #14 on: September 04, 2008, 14:23 »
Here's a photo I took of my dear old Dad and his leek a few years back.


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