Vegie Growing Challenge 2013

The 2013 Vegie Growing Challenge is now finished.

Thank you to everyone who participated in the challenge and shared their gardening journey. Congratulations to all of our participants for creating some very memorable gardens.

We’re very excited to announce our 2013 Vege Growing Challenge Winners.

1st Prize
$500 worth of Yates products.
Congratulations to Stephen Colquitt (aka Scuba78Steve).

2nd Prize
$250 worth of Yates products
Congratulations to Megan Mann (aka Meegz78).

3rd Prize
$100 worth of Yates products
Congratulations to Lisa Marie Mazuran (aka Smeesy).

Stay tuned for the next growing challenge coming soon

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127 Gardeners
Growing: Beans, Carrot, Squash, Turnip, Cucumber, Parsnip, Pumpkin, Tomato, Eggplant, Herbs, Silverbeet, Spinach, Spring Onion, Peas, Celery, Lettuce, Cabbage, Beetroot, Capsicum, Sweetcorn, Zucchini, Chilli, Chinese Cabbage, Broccoli, Cauliflower, Broadbeans, Brusselsprouts, Leek, Radish


110 Gardeners
Growing: Zucchini, Cabbage, Tomato, Carrot, Spring Onion, Capsicum, Cucumber, Chinese Cabbage, Lettuce, Herbs, Beans, Beetroot, Peas, Pumpkin, Chilli, Eggplant, Broadbeans, Sweetcorn, Radish, Spinach, Leek, Broccoli, Silverbeet, Cauliflower, Parsnip, Brusselsprouts, Squash


74 Gardeners
Growing: Pumpkin, Tomato, Peas, Lettuce, Carrot, Broadbeans, Beans, Sweetcorn, Zucchini, Spring Onion, Chinese Cabbage, Capsicum, Cabbage, Beetroot, Chilli, Cucumber, Cauliflower, Squash, Herbs, Radish, Spinach, Celery, Silverbeet, Broccoli, Leek, Eggplant


59 Gardeners
Growing: Cabbage, Beetroot, Eggplant, Herbs, Lettuce, Silverbeet, Spring Onion, Spinach, Broccoli, Zucchini, Cucumber, Pumpkin, Beans, Carrot, Tomato, Peas, Turnip, Brusselsprouts, Celery, Chilli, Radish, Capsicum, Sweetcorn, Broadbeans


39 Gardeners
Growing: Capsicum, Tomato, Herbs, Broccoli, Carrot, Squash, Zucchini, Beetroot, Cucumber, Leek, Spinach, Spring Onion, Beans, Brusselsprouts, Cabbage, Celery, Chilli, Lettuce, Radish, Turnip, Sweetcorn, Peas


20 Gardeners
Growing: Broccoli, Capsicum, Tomato, Herbs, Lettuce, Cucumber, Radish, Carrot, Silverbeet, Beetroot, Spring Onion, Cauliflower, Chinese Cabbage, Zucchini, Peas, Beans, Eggplant, Chilli

Registration closed

All entries receive a free pack of seeds!

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Some success


Well the lettuce died. I will have to try again and reduce the heat/sun exposure. The silverbeet has taken off and is growing really well. The b...

Eirynn is talking about growing Herbs, Lettuce in Central West Slopes and Plains. Posted at 20:01pm on 5th January 2014

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Previous Growing Challenges

The Yates Growing Challenge is something we're running a few times each year. Check out some of our earlier challenges.

Autumn Vegie Growing Challenge 2011

Autumn time, when the temperature is just right, provided our keen members plenty of opportunity to try out their green thumbs. And with so much to grow during this season, there was plenty to write, read and share.

Spring Vegie Growing Challenge 2010

This was our first vegie challenge, and our members rose to the challenge with some fantastic posts and images, plus some very interesting tips.