Pumpkin time at RHS Rosemoor

BIGGEST, smallest, wackiest - there is still time to get your entry in for the annual Pumpkin Competition at RHS Garden Rosemoor in Great Torrington! The deadline for entry to the competition is October 16 so you still have a few weeks to perfect your pu

BIGGEST, smallest, wackiest - there is still time to get your entry in for the annual Pumpkin Competition at RHS Garden Rosemoor in Great Torrington!

The deadline for entry to the competition is October 16 so you still have a few weeks to perfect your pumpkin and be in with a chance of winning!

Pumpkin day, sponsored by Edwin Tucker & Sons Ltd, will be held at Rosemoor on Sunday, October 25.

In addition to the competition and prize giving ceremony, there will be pumpkin trails, a gourd walk and special children's activities.


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You will also be able to treat your tastebuds and sample some pumpkin delicacies and have a go at drawing a pumpkin as part of the National Big Draw Event!

There are four classes in this year's children's pumpkin competition- heaviest pumpkin from seed provided by Rosemoor; smallest pumpkin, wackiest pumpkin and best lantern.

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There are also two adult classes -wackiest pumpkin and best lantern.

All winners will be given a rosette and bag of bulbs and there will also be a small prize for every entrant.

Entry forms and rules are still available by sending a SAE to Andrea Reed, Events Assistant, RHS Garden Rosemoor, Torrington, EX38 8PH or ringing (01805) 626800.

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