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The winners of the 2005 Contests: Fruits and Veggies!

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  Winners of Best Fruit photo  

1st Place with 26 votes:

From Sarahskeeper: "The first blackberries of the season, yummy. Taken with a Fuji E500"

Contest winning picture by Sarahskeeper

2nd Place with 11 votes:

From gumlla: "Custard apple"

Contest winning picture by gumlla

3rd Place with 11 votes:

From Farmerdill: "Golden Jubilee"

Contest winning picture by Farmerdill

  Winners of Best Veggie photo  

1st Place with 23 votes:

From critterologist: "Hot! Hot! Hot! Habaneros 'Red Sevina', 'Caribbean Red', 'Golden Suicide', 'Francesca', 'Chocolate Habanero', 'Yellow Flying Saucer', and 'Fatalii'"

Contest winning picture by critterologist

2nd Place with 16 votes:

From critterologist: "Delicious wreath of summer garden treats!"

Contest winning picture by critterologist

3rd Place with 13 votes:

From htop: "Swiss chard 'Bright Lights' is so beautiful I planted it in my front flowerbed. Shown here before I planted it. "

Contest winning picture by htop

  Winners of Best veggie patch, orchard or berry patch  

1st Place with 17 votes:

From Farmerdill: "Sweet potatoes, ready for harvest."

Contest winning picture by Farmerdill

2nd Place with 8 votes:

From Farmerdill: "The end of the muscadines."

Contest winning picture by Farmerdill

3rd Place with 7 votes:

From Farmerdill: "Ye olde watermelon patch"

Contest winning picture by Farmerdill

  Winners of Biggest tomato  

1st Place with 36 votes:

From pirl: "Big boy at 1.5 pounds."

Contest winning picture by pirl

2nd Place with 6 votes:

From melody: "Beefmaster tomatoes"

Contest winning picture by melody

3rd Place with 5 votes:

From Seedsower: "This is my "ugly tomato" that grew to about eight inches in diameter!"

Contest winning picture by Seedsower

  Winners of Harvest basket (inclusive of all edibles)  

1st Place with 44 votes:

From melody: "Heirloom tomatoes make a wonderful still-life in a Harvest Basket"

Contest winning picture by melody

2nd Place with 19 votes:

From critterologist: "Delicious wreath of summer garden treats!"

Contest winning picture by critterologist

3rd Place with 9 votes:

From picturelady: "Fruit and Veggie Market in Avila Beach, CA"

Contest winning picture by picturelady

  Winners of Strangest veggie or fruit  

1st Place with 60 votes:

From Seedsower: "This is my "ugly tomato" that grew to about eight inches in diameter!"

Contest winning picture by Seedsower

2nd Place with 22 votes:

From gumlla: "Custard apple"

Contest winning picture by gumlla

3rd Place with 5 votes:

From htop: "The hot pepper, 'Peter Pepper', (Capsicum annuum) can be used green. Mature red peppers can be dried and ground for chili powder. The name of the pepper aptly describes its shape."

Contest winning picture by htop

  Winners of Edible Plants in Flower  

1st Place with 26 votes:

From GardenGuyKin: "Beyond edible. Artichoke in flower."

Contest winning picture by GardenGuyKin

2nd Place with 25 votes:

From GardenGuyKin: "The edible Artichoke in flower."

Contest winning picture by GardenGuyKin

3rd Place with 11 votes:

From Scorpioangel: "Purple Jalepeno"

Contest winning picture by Scorpioangel


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