Poll

Who has the best Vegetable Plot

Jennyb
0 (0%)
Yorky
0 (0%)
Charlwood1005
1 (1.4%)
Sadgit
3 (4.2%)
DD.
5 (7%)
Beki
3 (4.2%)
Shaun
3 (4.2%)
Jannie
10 (14.1%)
Camster_factor
0 (0%)
Jack Russel
8 (11.3%)
DavidScotA
0 (0%)
Heidi
1 (1.4%)
Alex98
5 (7%)
Sharon
1 (1.4%)
FreecycleGardener
1 (1.4%)
Moomin Mama
3 (4.2%)
Weessy
11 (15.5%)
PurpleBean
4 (5.6%)
Crapaud
1 (1.4%)
Alithefrog
2 (2.8%)
Durham_lass
1 (1.4%)
Mumsy
4 (5.6%)
Muddifoot
1 (1.4%)
Aunt Sally
0 (0%)
Babe
1 (1.4%)
Yorkie1
0 (0%)
Swing Swang
1 (1.4%)
Srebmob
1 (1.4%)

Total Members Voted: 64

Voting closed: June 29, 2008, 21:58


Photo Competition #3 "A Vegetable Plot"

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Photo Competition #3 "A Vegetable Plot"
« on: June 01, 2008, 13:22 »
THIS IS COMPETITION NUMBER 3

TITLE:  "A Vegetable Plot"

PRIZE:  "1001 Ways to be a Better Gardener" by Pippa Greenwood, signed by the author (More Info)



The final Result after 8 days of voting


1st - Weessy with 11 vote

2nd - Jannie with 10 vote

3rd - Jack Russel with 8 votes


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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 21st June 2008 when voting will be allowed by all members for one week.

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    Full rules can be found Here

    Help Posting Photographs

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    Quote from: "jennyb"

    Title:  Living in Close Quarters

     Description: The garden where everyone has to get along! (if only the world could do that...)


     

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    Quote from: "yorky"

    Title: My bit of heaven

    Description: Looking across the garden towards the vegatable plot



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    Quote from: "Charlwood1005"

    Title: SAFETY THIRST

    Description: OH utilised empties to prevent injury from canes.



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    Quote from: "Sadgit"

    Title : OMG

    Description : Is it too late to start growing stuff this year?


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    Quote from: "DD."

    Too Normal

    Description: Won't be a winner. No raised beds, no pretties, all in rows, but it's fully functional and mine - all mine!!


     

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    Quote from: "beki"

    Title: My little piece of paradise (complete with munty frame ;) )

    Description:- Ok. It's a mess. But it's MY mess and i love it :D



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    Quote from: "shaun"

    Title:Some of it looks good enough to eat


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    Quote from: "jannie"

    Title:little bit of Wales.

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    Quote from: "camster_factor"

    Title: The Apprentice

    description: Keeping the garlic regimented.


     

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    Quote from: "jack russell"

    Title: A work in progress

    Description: Watching them veggies grow as you work makes it all worth while :wink:



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    Quote from: "DaveScotA"

    Title:The Drying Green.

    Description:For four flats which I have commandeered. Coloured Chard seeds planted yesterday........looking forward to seeing the colours.



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    Quote from: "Heidi"

    Title: My Veggies

    Description First year's growth and very proud!



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    Quote from: "Alex98"

    Title: PLOT 98



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    Quote from: "Sharon"

    Title: Corner to corner.

    Description: It's small but all mine since 29th March.



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    Quote from: "freecyclegardener"

    Title: DIY SOS - My raised bed!

    Description This is the bed in the part of the garden that was 'given' to be as a birthday present when i was a kid to grow sunflowers as nothing else would grow. So i've built this raised bed... and associated paraphernalia.



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    Quote from: "Moomin Mama"

    Title: Henry, 4 years old

    Description: very pleased with the first little plants in HIS patch  :wink:



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    Quote from: "Weessy"

    Title: Plot on the landscape!

    Desvription@ A plot for the whole family, Neil, Caroline, Jack(5) and Abi(4)



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    Quote from: "purplebean"

    Title: Square Foot Garden
    Description: The veg has to fight it out with the flowers



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    Quote from: "crapaud"

    Title: My chill-out zone.

    Description: This is my veggie plot, part of a shared family garden.
    I took over the top part in Jan.
    It was overgrown with an old artichoke bed, bindweed, couch grass and rampant grapevine.
    I did loads of digging, but I'm not any slimmer!



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    Quote from: "Alithefrog"

    Title: My new Plot 144

    Description: I want to be a veggie plot one day :cry:



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    Quote from: "durham_lass"

    Title: Beginners Plot

    Description: Only had this, my first plot since November 2007 and it has took a lot of hard work to get it this far as I suffer from ME.



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    Quote from: "mumsy"

    Title: Cabbages & err.................scarecrows!!!!

    descriptiom Amongst the pots, b/beans, r/beans, onions, caulis, beetroot, peas & sweetcorn.
    Ran out of space, the toms, carrots, parsnips, dwarf beans & lettuce are all in pots scattered about the garden.  Oh, how I wish I had a lottie.



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    Quote from: "muddifoot"

    Title:Look at Mums Garden

    Description: And look at dad's weeds!!!



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    Quote from: "Aunt Sally"

    Title: A Vegetable Plot - Luckily not mine

    Description:  Untended plot but much appreciated by the local wild life !



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    Quote from: "babe"

    Title:  Sshhh magical lettuces

    Description:  told you I had fairies in the garden  :D



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    Quote from: "Yorkie1"

    Title: My half

    Description: A work in progress:



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    Quote from: "Swing Swang"

    Title: Work in progress from April to May 2008

    Description: Exactly one year ago I brought a patch of dense laurel which I fenced off. The trees were grubbed out, and 6 tonnes of stable manure were dug in before the winter frosts. The entry above shows the development of my first crops over a the four week period from late April to the end of May.



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    Quote from: "srebmob"

    Title: From Kitchen Windowsill.... to Garden.... to Table. Just Purfik. :wink:


     

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jennyb

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Photo Competition #3 "A Vegetable Plot"
« Reply #1 on: June 02, 2008, 08:48 »
Well having just taken the latest batch of photos this morning i thought i may as well post my entry now,  plus i'm a bit busy between now and the closing date.

Title:  Living in Close Quarters




Description:  The garden where everyone has to get along! (if only the world could do that...)

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peapod

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Photo Competition #3 "A Vegetable Plot"
« Reply #2 on: June 02, 2008, 09:51 »
lovely jenny, it looks so decorative as well as productive

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"I think the carrot infinitely more fascinating than the geranium. The carrot has mystery. Flowers are essentially tarts. Prostitutes for the bees. There is, you'll agree, a certain je ne sais quoi oh so very special about a firm young carrot" Withnail and I

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Photo Competition #3 "A Vegetable Plot"
« Reply #3 on: June 02, 2008, 14:46 »
thank you peapod - squirrel has knocked over some of my fencing tho :x   will have to go stand it up again!

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Photo Competition #3 "A Vegetable Plot"
« Reply #4 on: June 02, 2008, 14:48 »
I'd enter but posting pics is still not working for me :oops:  :cry:

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Try again
« Reply #5 on: June 02, 2008, 15:20 »


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« Reply #6 on: June 02, 2008, 15:21 »
OK so it worked, all I need to do now is get it the right way up

Thanks for your help

More to come

Alex 98

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« Reply #7 on: June 02, 2008, 15:28 »
Hello Alex, looks like we are about the same level as in computer skills! How do you import a pic?

Chas. :cry:
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Photo Competition #3 "A Vegetable Plot"
« Reply #8 on: June 02, 2008, 15:29 »

Herbs and sweet peas. Dill. sorrel, chervil and french parsley


Red Kuri, butternut and Q's


Lettuce, french, and slow growing beetroot.


Onions and shallots and carrots under the cloche


Pease and french beans just in.


Loads of flowers for pollinating and cutting, ask Mrs Smith


Spuds being smothered by a giant thistle


Another thistle, for the birds...apparently

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Photo Competition #3 "A Vegetable Plot"
« Reply #9 on: June 02, 2008, 16:11 »
OK - ALEX  :roll:

I have to point out that although we a thrilled to see all your wonderful pictures - you can only enter ONE into the competition  :lol:

Which one dear  :?:  :lol:  :lol:
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« Reply #10 on: June 02, 2008, 16:17 »
Righto.

Maybe none of these, I think there may be a better one

I'll let you know asap

Glad you like the pics

Thanks for the tech lesson

Alex 98

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« Reply #11 on: June 02, 2008, 16:23 »
Post all those in GYO Alex.  

Post your selected picture here and PM me. I'll then delete the others so that we don't get confused  :roll:

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« Reply #12 on: June 02, 2008, 18:16 »
Confused?  Not me.

What day is it?

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Aunt Sally

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« Reply #13 on: June 02, 2008, 19:18 »
Quote from: "Alex 98"
Confused?  Not me.

What day is it?


 :roll:

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Photo Competition #3 "A Vegetable Plot"
« Reply #14 on: June 02, 2008, 21:56 »
Title My bit of heaven

Description Looking across the garden towards the vegatable plot

Sets a low standard and fails to achieve it.



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