Spring Vegie Growing Challenge 2018

Welcome to the Yates Vegie Growing Challenge 2018

We are excited to announce the major and runner-up prizes for the 2018 Yates Spring Vegie Growing Challenge.

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 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

Competition tips
Terms & Conditions

Leading regions see all regions

Auckland

50 Gardeners
Growing: Beans, Beetroot, Broad beans, Broccoli, Cabbage, Capsicum, Carrot, Cauliflower, Celeriac, Celery, Chilli, Cucumber, Eggplant, Herbs, Kale, Kohl Rabi, Leek, Lettuce, Parsnip, Peas, Pumpkin, Radish, Silverbeet, Spinach, Spring Onion, Squash, Sweetcorn, Tomato, Zucchini, Something else

Canterbury

40 Gardeners
Growing: Beans, Beetroot, Broad beans, Broccoli, Cabbage, Capsicum, Carrot, Cauliflower, Cucumber, Eggplant, Herbs, Kale, Lettuce, Parsnip, Peas, Pumpkin, Silverbeet, Spinach, Spring Onion, Sweetcorn, Tomato, Zucchini, Something else

Waikato

38 Gardeners
Growing: Beans, Beetroot, Broad beans, Broccoli, Cabbage, Capsicum, Carrot, Cauliflower, Celery, Chilli, Cucumber, Eggplant, Herbs, Kale, Kohl Rabi, Leek, Lettuce, Peas, Pumpkin, Radish, Silverbeet, Spinach, Spring Onion, Squash, Sweetcorn, Tomato, Zucchini, Something else

Manawatu-Wanganui

30 Gardeners
Growing: Beans, Beetroot, Broad beans, Broccoli, Cabbage, Capsicum, Carrot, Cauliflower, Celery, Chilli, Chinese Cabbage, Cucumber, Eggplant, Florence Fennel, Herbs, Kale, Kohl Rabi, Leek, Lettuce, Peas, Pumpkin, Radish, Silverbeet, Spinach, Spring Onion, Squash, Sweetcorn, Tatsoi, Tomato, Zucchini, Something else

Wellington

23 Gardeners
Growing: Beans, Beetroot, Broad beans, Broccoli, Brussel Sprouts, Cabbage, Capsicum, Carrot, Cauliflower, Celeriac, Celery, Chilli, Cucumber, Eggplant, Florence Fennel, Herbs, Kale, Leek, Lettuce, Parsnip, Peas, Pumpkin, Radish, Silverbeet, Spinach, Spring Onion, Sweetcorn, Tomato, Turnip, Zucchini, Something else

Northland

19 Gardeners
Growing: Beans, Beetroot, Broad beans, Broccoli, Brussel Sprouts, Cabbage, Capsicum, Carrot, Cauliflower, Celery, Chilli, Chinese Cabbage, Cucumber, Eggplant, Florence Fennel, Herbs, Kale, Leek, Lettuce, Parsnip, Peas, Pumpkin, Radish, Silverbeet, Spinach, Spring Onion, Squash, Sweetcorn, Tatsoi, Tomato, Zucchini, Something else

All entries receive a free pack of seeds!

A Message from Sarah the Gardener, for Yates

Have a fabulous rest of the growing season. I hope you have a bountiful harvest. : o)

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Well, my blogging has been patchy at best.... But this season looks to be my best garden to date - have been harvesting silverbeet, carrots, bee...

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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 2017 Vegie Growing Challenge

The 2016 Vegie Growing Challenge

The 2015 Vegie Growing Challenge

The 2014 Vegie Growing Challenge

The 2013 Vegie Growing Challenge