Giant cucumber

PUBLISHED: 10:20 22 September 2006 | UPDATED: 12:02 04 May 2010

Edward Emmerson – Pic: Helen Drake

Edward Emmerson – Pic: Helen Drake

A HADDENHAM man has grown a giant cucumber – and says it s his best effort yet. Robin Goodge, of Cambridge Road in Stretham, has been growing vegetables all his life and thinks his 21-inch cucumber is down to hot weather. Pictured with the cucumber is Rob

A HADDENHAM man has grown a giant cucumber - and says it's his best effort yet. Robin Goodge, of Cambridge Road in Stretham, has been growing vegetables all his life and thinks his 21-inch cucumber is down to hot weather.

Pictured with the cucumber is Robin's grandson ten-year-old Edward Emmerson.

Let us know if you have a bigger cucumber or any other large or unusually shaped vegetables. Write to: the Ely Standard, 38 Market Street, Ely, Cambs, CB7 4LS or email: debbie.davies@archant.co.uk


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