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Extraordinary efforts for extraordinary cabbage

PALMER - Scott Robb gives his giant cabbages all a plant could possibly want: good soil, water, regular fertilizing and, on hot days, air conditioning...
Palmer boy is cabbage king again

ANCHORAGE - Nine-year-old Seth Dinkel edged nurseryman Scott Robb with a repeat win Friday in the Seventh Annual Giant Cabbage Weigh-off at the Alaska State Fair. Dinkel's 89.9-pound winner...
Champion cabbage tips scales at state fair

PALMER - As his cabbage teetered on the scale Friday night, Scott Robb added back a small piece of leaf that had fallen off his monster. Even in the world of giant vegetables, where double figures...
Giant Alaska vegetable to appear on Letterman

ANCHORAGE - A larger-than-life Alaska rutabaga is headed for the Big Apple. Scott Robb, his wife Mardie and their 75 -pound, world-record rutabaga are going to New York City, where they will make a Friday night...
Palmer man grows record cantaloupe

...cantaloupe, a fruit that craves heat and founders in rain. In a season marked by hotter and dryer weather than usual, Scott Robb has produced a 64.8-pound muskmelon - an unofficial world record. He plans to enter the colossal fruit in the Alaska...
Record-breaking produce shown at state fair

...said Kathy Liska, the fair's crops superintendent. The watermelon and radish came from Palmer greenhouse owner Scott Robb, already an A-lister among giant-produce luminaries and five-time world record holder for rutabaga, kale, celery...
Giant cabbages steal the show at state fair

...asks the crowd how many are from out of state. Dozens of hands shoot up. Insiders are all asking the same thing: Will Scott Robb beat the Dinkels? A Dinkel walks off with first place year after year, but in 2000, Barb Everingham showed they could...
Racing The Tide - Springtide Scramble Results

...0727. Rorie Watt 1:29:5828. Jamie Bursell 1:30:1329. Liz Gifford 1:30:2630. Zane Clark 1:30:4731. Scott Robb 1:33:4232. Stephen Barnett 1:35:4733. Glenn Haight 1:35:4834. Adam Zaleski 1:35:5235. Helen O'Connell...
11-year-old claims cabbage crown

...there was one more entry left to weigh. It was the handsome, flowering cabbage grown indoors by Colony Greenhouse owner Scott Robb of Palmer, the same master gardener who'd set a world record just two days earlier by growing a 96.9-pound kohlrabi...
The runners in the Empire Cup standings

...Jeremy Lyen, 10; Michael Barber, 10; Norton Gregory, 10; Craig Lisock, 9; Hanke Burke, 8; Micah Quinn, 8; Scott Robb, 8; John Kennon Kirk, 7; Alexander Wishart, 6.Female: Sabrian Stickler, 29; Cora Campbell, 24; Lena Merrill...


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