Posts Tagged ‘Pumpkins’

Mr Fothergill’s Joins Forces with BBC Children in Need

August 9th, 2018 | News | 0 Comments

Mr Fothergill’s is delighted to announce its new partnership with BBC Children in Need, to launch two seed packets for children – Sunflower Pudsey and Pumpkin Pudsey. 30p from each packet sold will benefit BBC Children in Need, to help make a real difference to the lives of children all across the UK.

The bright and fun packets have an RRP of £1.99 each and feature the familiar Pudsey Bear character. Why not have a competition to see who can grow the tallest sunflower or scariest pumpkin!

About BBC Children in Need
BBC Children in Need believe that every child in the UK should have a childhood which is safe, happy and secure and allows them the chance to reach their potential. To help achieve their vision, they provide grants to projects in the UK which focus on children and young people who are disadvantaged. They currently support 2,400 of these projects. Since 1980, over £800 million has been raised in aid of BBC Children in Need.

Mr Fothergill’s Children in Need seed packets are available to buy now from selected garden retailers.

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Mr Fothergill’s Pumpkin Mercy Dash for Capel Manor College

November 4th, 2013 | News, The vegetable garden | 0 Comments

When Capel Manor College, Enfield, realised it was short of pumpkins for its ‘Hallowe’en Howler’ festival on Sunday, 27 October, Mr Fothergill’s stepped in to see if it could help.

Ian Cross of Mr Fothergill's with his car loaded with pumpkins ready for delivery to Capel Manor CollegeThe company’s marketing manager loaded his car with an assortment of more than 50 pumpkins of all shapes and sizes and headed to Capel Manor College in North London to make sure there were ample supplies of the Hallowe’en staple for the event.

“We grow many varieties on our Newmarket trial ground, so we were pleased to be able to help the College and all the families which attended its Hallowe’en Howler at the weekend” said Ian.