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Yates Vegie Growing Challenge - 2019

We are excited to announce the major and runner-up prizes for 2019.

Thanks for joining us during our 10th year of the challenge!  Hundreds of gardeners shared their gardening experiences including the ups and the downs, plus formed great friendships from all over the country.

And the winners are…

 

Prize Categories

Best individual gardener, adult

  • Helen Butler – Canterbury

Helen Butler

 

Best child gardener, or school gardeners

  • Summer N – Auckland

Summer Ngavavia

 

Runners up Prizes

Best use of Yates products

  • JamesMcc – Auckland

James Mc Callum

 

Greatest challenge overcome

  • CarolJane - Waikato

Carol Jane Oates

 

Spot prize – community Spirit 

  • Summer N – Auckland

Summer Ngavavia

 

Longest bean

  • Honey Bee Wright – Auckland

Felicity Wright


Yates Vegie Growing Challenge - 2018

We are excited to announce the major and runner-up prizes for 2018.

Thanks again for your enthusiasm during the challenge, and the wonderful community spirit as you share gardening knowledge with your fellow gardeners.

And the winners are…

 

MAJOR PRIZE WINNERS

Best individual gardener, adult

– $500 cash and $500 worth of Yates products:
Collette Redman –  ColletteRedman from Manawatu-Whanganui

Best individual gardener, children

– $500 cash and $500 worth of Yates products: 
Connor Burgin – Connor B from Northland

Best school garden

– $500 cash and $500 worth of Yates products: 
Tuakau's Little Stars – Waikato

Runners Up Prizes:

Best use of Yates Products

(open to all) – $200 worth of Yates products:
 Anita Kundu – Anita Kundu from Auckland

Biggest failure and blogged about it!

(open to all) – $200 worth of Yates products:
Simone – Picnics and Paddocks

 


Yates Vegie Growing Challenge - 2017

We are excited to announce the major and runner-up prizes for 2017.

Thank you so much to all our entries, we’ve had great fun sharing your gardening highs and lows throughout the challenge.

A big thank you to the wonderful Sarah the Gardener – for all the time and effort you’ve put into welcoming each gardener to the challenge and then encouraging & supporting their journeys.

And the winners are…

 

MAJOR PRIZE WINNERS

BEST INDIVIDUAL – ADULT

Midlife Gardener

Karen Walker

 

BEST INDIVIDUAL – CHILD

Daisy Cottage Junior

Claire Lockerbie

 

BEST COMMUNITY

Waitaki Community Gardens

Alex Dixon

 

BEST SCHOOL

Tuakau's Little Stars

Sharon Strang

 

RUNNER UP PRIZE WINNERS

BEST USE OF YATES PRODUCTS

Collette Redman

 

MOST IMPROVED BEGINNER

Sweet Pea Homestead

Simone Gentil

 

BEST FAILED ATTEMPT AT GROWING VEGIES

Rimu Gully Gardens

Dee Craig