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Saturday, January 13, 2018 BlossomDownster(s) Woodinville

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Ben Franklin's 2018 Blossom-Down Competition. Run by and sponsored by donations & Glenomkins & Annakins... Everyone who enters will receive a prize.

1st ... $100 or 2150 Skinner & choice 1 seed
2nd ... $50 and choice of 2 seed
3rd ... $30 and choice of 3 seeds
4th ... $20 and choice of 4 seeds
5th. ... choice of five seeds

6th etc... free seeds from the winning pumpkins will be mailed to you.

1912 Carter, 1533 Haist, 1044, 900 Gansert, 1297.5 Young, 1561 Reeb, many seeds House - Gantner - Rea - Engel orange seeds and other great seeds. Donations to the seed pick welcome just send us an email.

To enter please: Grow one or more of your 2018 pumpkins blossom down, intentionally. Post some pictures in your diary (or email them, possibly, but diary entries would be preferred). Be willing to share 20-30 seeds from your pumpkin with the other participants... And... have fun:). Oh, and please try to get it to a weigh-off for an official weight...

Glenomkin's (yeah, that's me) blossom-down strategy for 2018 is in my 2018 Glenomkins diary. Also check the diary entry following this one for a links to some 2017 "blossom down" efforts by various growers.

Ps this competition is 150 sq ft friendly. A temporary structure to get pumpkin to grow blossom down is permitted in the 150 sq ft contest !!

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