Tomato Fest XIV winners
August 11, 2018
Best Tasting Categories
1st Pink Belgium Church Hill Senior Center Garden
2nd Australia Dennis Marshall
3rd Porterhouse Dennis Marshall
1st Moonglow Church Hill Senior Center Garden
2nd Persimmon Church Hill Senior Center Garden
3rd Kellogg’s Breakfast Church Hill Senior Center Garden
1st Mammoth German Gold Dennis Marshall
2nd Striped German Church Hill Senior Center Garden
3rd Georgia Streak Luther Kite
1st Prudens Purple Church Hill Senior Center Garden
2nd Cherokee Purple Jim LaFollette and CHSC Garden
3rd Black Krim Dennis Marshall
1st Peach Mango Randy Keaton and Keatley Farms
2nd Zesty Fiesta Salsa Kathy Waldo
3rd Hot Salsa Randy Keaton and Keatley Farms
3rd Fresh Tomato Salsa Beth Ashbrook
Tomato Fest XIV Winners – Specialty Categories
Best Dressed Tomato
1st “Flower Child” Paula Socha
2nd “Bird” June Napora
3rd “USA” and “Luau” Zeke Keaton and Lexus Keaton
1st Big Zac 2.36 pounds Dennis Marshall
2nd Big Zac 2.07 pounds Michael Fields
3rd Mr. Stripey 1.43 pounds Jim LaFollette
1st tie Luther Kite and Dennis Marshall
2nd tie Jim Lafollette and Alisha Taylor
3rd Erika Marshall
1st tie John Matherly and Stacy LaFollette
2nd tie Dusty Saylor and Dennis Marshall
3rd tie Ken Saylor and Michaela Slagle
Most Bizarre Tomato
1st Ken Saylor
2nd Dusty Saylor
3rd Natalie Notting
OVERSEAS AND IN COUNTRY TOUR AND TRAVEL GROUPS
We are offering to members a few recommendations for anyone interested in garden tours and travel both within the United States and Overseas. Members have travelled with each of these groups and feel confident in suggesting them to you.
Feel free to contact them and ask to be added to their contact list in order to be informed when they have trips available. You may also want to google them for more information, as some have websites and/or Facebook pages.
Garden Tours and Travel Troy will be announcing his 2019 tours on
August 1. He has already posted a few hints on his Facebook page.
Ron and Linda Williamsor call them at 417-408-3880.
Dr. McDuffie, retired professor from Virginia TechHe has already posted all his 2019 tours. Take a look!
Jason Reeves, Horticulturist at UT Gardens in Jackson, TN . Email him and ask to be added to his announcement list when he schedules a tour.
Dr. Sue Hamilton, Director of UT Gardens in Knoxville schedules garden tours almost every year. Ask her to add you to the announcement list. The announcements can usually be found on the UT Gardens Facebook and email announcements. email@example.com
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