Safely gathered in

This year my biggest pumpkin was destined to go to the Tara Vie to raise money for the local Autism unit at the Ballycanew School. Due to be completed next spring they still need money to provide equipment for the kids.

The big one last month

The big one last month


The last few nights have been cold and I was worried that this, and the rest of the squashes, would be damaged by frost so Friday I got them all harvested and the big pumpkin was taken down for its starring role. The idea is that customers will have a guess of the weight and there are some great prizes for the lucky guessers that get close to the actual weight.

Here it is with Imelda and Pauline. Of course I can’t tell you how much it weighs!

Photo from the Tara Vie Facebook page

Photo from the Tara Vie Facebook page





2 Comments on “Safely gathered in”

  1. joy
    October 12, 2014 at 8:07 am #

    that’s great Geoff and what a whopper

  2. sueturner31
    October 12, 2014 at 2:20 pm #

    Excellent cause…fantastic pumpkin… šŸ™‚

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