Spring Vegie Challenge 2017

Welcome to the Yates Vegie Growing Challenge 2017

Registrations for the 2017 Vegie Growing Challenge have now closed. We look forward to see more garden updates until the end of the Challenge on the 10 December 2017.

The winners will be announced in the last Yates Vegie Growing Challenge email newsletter that will be out in mid-January.
Good luck to everyone.

PRIZE CATEGORIES:

  • BEST INDIVIDUAL GARDENER, ADULT - $500 cash and $500 worth of Yates products
  • BEST INDIVIDUAL GARDENER, CHILDREN - $500 cash and $500 worth of Yates products
  • BEST COMMUNITY GARDEN - $500 cash and $500 worth of Yates products
  • BEST SCHOOL GARDEN - $500 cash and $500 worth of Yates products

Runners Up Prizes for

  • Best use of Yates products
  • Most improved beginner
  • Best 'failed' attempt at growing vegies

Competition tips
Terms & Conditions

Leading regions see all regions

Auckland

71 Gardeners
Growing: Beans, Beetroot, Broadbeans, Broccoli, Cabbage, Carrot, Cauliflower, Celery, Chilli, Cucumber, Eggplant, Herbs, Leek, Lettuce, Peas, Pumpkin, Radish, Silverbeet, Spinach, Spring Onion, Sweetcorn, Tomato, Zucchini, Something else

Waikato

62 Gardeners
Growing: Beans, Beetroot, Broadbeans, Broccoli, Cabbage, Carrot, Cauliflower, Celery, Chilli, Chinese Cabbage, Cucumber, Eggplant, Herbs, Leek, Lettuce, Parsnip, Peas, Pumpkin, Radish, Silverbeet, Spinach, Spring Onion, Squash, Sweetcorn, Tomato, Zucchini, Something else

Canterbury

56 Gardeners
Growing: Beans, Beetroot, Broccoli, Cabbage, Carrot, Cauliflower, Chilli, Chinese Cabbage, Cucumber, Eggplant, Herbs, Leek, Lettuce, Parsnip, Peas, Pumpkin, Radish, Silverbeet, Spinach, Spring Onion, Squash, Sweetcorn, Tomato, Zucchini, Something else

Wellington

44 Gardeners
Growing: Beans, Beetroot, Broadbeans, Broccoli, Cabbage, Carrot, Cauliflower, Celery, Chilli, Chinese Cabbage, Cucumber, Herbs, Leek, Lettuce, Parsnip, Peas, Pumpkin, Radish, Silverbeet, Spinach, Spring Onion, Squash, Sweetcorn, Tomato, Zucchini, Something else

Northland

23 Gardeners
Growing: Beans, Beetroot, Broadbeans, Broccoli, Cabbage, Carrot, Cauliflower, Celery, Chilli, Cucumber, Eggplant, Herbs, Lettuce, Peas, Pumpkin, Radish, Silverbeet, Spinach, Spring Onion, Squash, Sweetcorn, Tomato, Zucchini, Something else

Otago

22 Gardeners
Growing: Beans, Beetroot, Broadbeans, Broccoli, Cabbage, Carrot, Cauliflower, Celery, Cucumber, Eggplant, Herbs, Leek, Lettuce, Parsnip, Peas, Pumpkin, Radish, Silverbeet, Spinach, Spring Onion, Sweetcorn, Tomato, Zucchini, Something else

All entries receive a free pack of seeds!

Message from Sarah

Congratulations to all our winners from the 2017 Vegie Growing Challenge. It was a pleasure to a garden alongside you all.  

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Cucumber harvest

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Week 15. So exciting!

wulan is talking about growing Cucumber in Auckland. Posted at 07:01am on 26th January 2018

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Previous Growing Challenges

The Yates Growing Challenge is something we run each year. Check out some of our earlier challenges.

The 2016 Vegie Growing Challenge

The 2015 Vegie Growing Challenge

The 2014 Vegie Growing Challenge

The 2013 Vegie Growing Challenge