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Summer Harvest Competition Winners

Posted on August 12, 2017


A huge thank you to everyone who attended today’s 2017 Summer Harvest Competition! We received a lot of interesting entries including bitter melon and a palm tree made of carrots and peppers!

Congratulations to all of the participants! Keep growing!!

Here are the winners:

Summer Harvest Competition Winner Bitter Melon Most Uncommon Vegetable

Diana Z. of Flushings bitter melon plant

Most Uncommon Tomato or Other Vegetable
Diana Z. of Flushing.
Her bitter melon was the winner!





Summer Harvest Competition Beautiful Bouquet Winner

Monesha S. of West Hempstead’s beautiful Bouquet. (pictured with her mom Sheh)

Beautiful Bouquet
Monesha S. of West Hempstead
Gorgeous bouquet of hydrangea, coneflower and passion flower.






Summer Harvest Competition Winner Heaviest Zucchini

Diana Z. of Flushing with her family of winners little Maricel and Ken.

Heaviest Zucchini
Diana Z. of Flushing
Her zucchini weighed in at a whopping 5.51 pounds!






Summer Harvest Competition Winner Heaviest Tomato

Walter O. of Westbury was a big winner with help from his grandson..

Heaviest Tomato
Walter O. of Westbury
His tomato weighed in at 2.05 pounds!






Summer Harvest Competition Winner Beginner Gardener

Maricel Z. of Flushing helped to grow this exotic zucchini.

Beginner Category
Maricel of Flushing
She showed off her exotic eggplant growing skills.





Summer Harvest Competition Winner Best Decorated VegetableBest Decorated Vegetable
Joel G. of Muttontown
With the help of Mom he created a palm tree out of carrots and peppers!




Some other fun photos from today:

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If you missed today’s competition – no worries! We’re having another one on October 1st. Click here for all of the details:

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