Grow the biggest of them all

SCHOOLS can sample some fairytale magic in a garden centre giveaway.

Heighley Gate Nursery and Garden Centre near Morpeth is offering 20 packets of pumpkin seeds to ten schools so that children can grow their own Cinderella’s Coach.

Pupils can then take their pumpkins to the centre in October to see who has grown the biggest.

The school with the largest pumpkin will receive £30 of vouchers, while the child responsible for it will win a gardening hamper of tools and seeds.

To apply for the seeds, schools should say why they think they deserve them.

Requests should be sent to Events Co-ordinator Sarah Tait at Heighley Gate Nursery and Garden Centre, Morpeth, Northumberland, NE61 3DA, or e-mail

Seeds will be given on a first come, first served basis and applications must be submitted by Friday, June 24. A daytime phone number should be included.