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Competition 23 October to 20 November
To win a copy of The Greenhouse Gardeners Manual by Roger Marshall please tell us which of the following people designed the Crystal Palace for the Great exhibition of 1851, was it?
A) Decimus Burton
B) Joseph Paxton
C) Charles Lanyon
CLOSED:Competion 17 September to 13 October
Winner – Aaron Milne from Norwich
To win a copy of Rosie Saunder’s beautifully illustrated “The Apple Book” please tell us the country of origin of the Granny Smith apple, was it?
C) South Africa
CLOSED: Competition 4 August to 29 August
To win a pair of tickets to The London Homebuilding & Renovating and Home Improvement Show at Olympia, London taking place from 26-28 September 2014 http://london.homebuildingshow.co.uk just email us with your name and address and we will choose 5 winners from a hat on the 1 September 2014
The exhibition will offer visitors the chance to benefit from an extensive range of products and recommendations from more exhibitors than ever before and tips and bespoke advice from an extended expert panel on how to successfully complete a project from start to finish.
The show this year has more celebrity property experts than before including architect Piers Taylor from BBC2 program “The House that 100k built” and Julia Kendell, interior designer from “DIY SOS” and “60 Minute Makeover” with Peter Andre who will offer bespoke advice to visitors to help them create their dream home .
Another new feature for this year’s event is the updated Interior Design and Decorating Clinic, brought to you by Dulux Design Service. Visitors will be provided with insightful ideas on how to decorate their homes through the use of appealing colour schemes, wall coverings and furnishings. Dulux consultants will be offering free one-on-one appointments to bring attendees one step closer to their aspirational house.
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Closed:Competition 14 July to 1 August 2014
To win a copy of Christine Walkden’s No-nonsense veg gardening DVD please tell us which of the following is not an alternative name for a tomato
A) Wolf Peach
B) Golden Apple
C) Peruvian Apple
Closed: Competition 2 June to 19 June
Winner – Mr Gary Parkins from Essex
Win tickets to The Southern Homebuilding, Renovating and Home Improvement Show at Sandown Park, Surrey taking place from 28-29 June 2014 The show is featuring property experts such as Michael Holmes (editor-in-chief, Homebuilding & Renovating magazine) and Jason Orme (editor of Homebuilding & Renovating magazine and self-build expert) and will host over 150 exclusive exhibitors, free seminars and master classes. Each pair of tickets is worth £24.
Simply send your name and address to email@example.com by 19 June 2014 and we will pick a winner at random.
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Closed: Competition 20 May to 13 June
The winner was Gladys Thompson from Hampshire and the answer was C) St Anne’s Allotments, Nottingham
To win a copy of “Groundbreaking Food Gardens, 73 Plans that will change the way you grow your garden” please tell us which allotment site recently featured in the Museums at Night exhibition with photographs taken by the photographer Rankin. Was it?
A) Stoney Rd Allotments, Coventry
B) Edgebaston Guinea Gardens, Birmingham
C) St Anne’s Allotments, Nottingham
CLOSED:Competition 22 April to 13 May
The winner was Mr Mark Richmond from Darlington and the answer was B) Coogan and Brydon.
To win a copy of ” Kitchen Garden Experts – twenty celebrated chefs and their head gardeners” please tell us which comedy duo filmed a fictional restaurant tour around the north of England.
A) Morecambe and Wise
B) Coogan and Brydon
C) French and Saunders
CLOSED:Competition 4 March to 28 March
The winner was Hannah Clyma from Hampshire and the answer was C) Hens need cockerels in order to produce eggs.
To win a copy of ”A Family Guide to Keeping Chickens” by Anne Perdeaux please tell us which of these fascinating facts about chickens is false.
A) Chickens are the closest living relatives to Tyrannnosaurus Rex.
B) Chickens have excellent memories
C) Hens need cockerels in order to produce eggs.
CLOSED:Competition: 11 February to 28 February
The winner was Jacqueline Pickett and the answer was A) 27,000
To win Charles Dowding’s “VEG journal” and a pair of auritech hearing protectors please answer the following question.
How many teeth does a slug have?