On Saturday, Oct. 10, at Delta Plumbing and Building Supply, The Gardeners of Rome announced the winners of this year’s Big Pumpkin/ Giant Sunflower Contest.
“It was a tough year with a long hot summer, an early frost and some plants that did not survive the critters,” Debbie Evans, president of Gardeners of Rome, noted.
Winners for 2020 are:
Ages 5-11: Pumpkin
1st Place: Caleb Beers, with a 59 lb pumpkin
2nd Place: Elijah Beers, with a 54 lb pumpkin
Ages 5-11: Sunflower
1st Place: Griffin Pritchard, with a 20” flower head
2nd Place: Melanie Beers, with a 13” flower head
Ages 12-17: Pumpkin
Delanie Pritchard, with a 13 lb pumpkin
The sunflowers were measured for overall flower head size by measuring the circumference and the width and adding them together. The pumpkins were weighed.
On the net: www.facebook.com/Gardeners-of-Rome-386505834781320