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Posted: 9/9/2010 7:59:29 AM EDT

Bras support mum's melons

Lingerie lift ... farmer Rowie Meers is using old bras to stop her melons from sagging

Published: Today

FRUITY farmer Rowie Meers has found the perfect way to support her giant melons — using old BRAS.

The busty 45-year-old came up with the idea after her bumper crop of galia melons started sagging on the vines they grow on.

After experimenting with a number of techniques, she realised the answer was right under her nose and her own bras provided the perfect support.

Rowie launched an appeal for unwanted bras and customers have already donated 40 to her business, Purton House Organics near Swindon, Wilts.

Mother-of-three Rowie said: "We had such a fantastic crop of galia melons and I was struggling to stop them swinging too low.

"We needed something to suspend them. My eureka moment came as I looked down the answer was under my nose.

"I thought let's use bras because they suspend my melons very well, so let's use them for this."

Rowie, who only started growing galia melons this year, said: "My own cup was not really big enough to hold the melons - so we asked our customers to send in their bras.

"We've been sent all kinds - from padded to lacy. We appreciate their support in more ways than one - especially the double D cups.

"It does make my polytunnel of melons look a bit odd, but it's great fun."

Rowie, who has been running the farm for 18 years, lives with daughters Lilly, 11, Matilda, 14, and Imogen, 16.

Her team of mainly female growers produce more than 250 vegetable boxes and 60 fruit boxes a week, as well as monthly meat boxes.

Rowie — who refuses to reveal her own bra size — added: "This is run by women and we want women working on their own and that's something else we're trying to push.

"It is a local female-run business and we need people's support."

Link Posted: 9/9/2010 8:02:31 AM EDT
Waisted click...
Link Posted: 9/9/2010 8:02:35 AM EDT
Pantyhose also works.
Link Posted: 9/9/2010 8:03:10 AM EDT
CoC violation.
Link Posted: 9/9/2010 8:03:46 AM EDT
Do not want
Link Posted: 9/9/2010 8:04:46 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/9/2010 8:05:17 AM EDT by maleante]
Originally Posted By peekay:
CoC violation. PLEASE

Link Posted: 9/9/2010 8:39:24 AM EDT
Whenever I see UK folks...the teeth...I can't look away.
Link Posted: 9/9/2010 8:40:19 AM EDT
What a waste of somebodies time to write that filler.
Link Posted: 9/9/2010 8:40:55 AM EDT
Looks like she has high mileage.
Link Posted: 9/9/2010 8:41:43 AM EDT
I think I see breast.
Link Posted: 9/9/2010 8:43:22 AM EDT
was going to say horse face but that is just insulting to the noble steeds everywhere.
Link Posted: 9/9/2010 8:48:09 AM EDT
I took a peek between the 2 green melons ...I'm guessing she needs to put that bra back on pretty damn quick
Link Posted: 9/9/2010 9:05:23 AM EDT
So is she farming melons naked?
Link Posted: 9/9/2010 9:11:00 AM EDT
10 miles of bad road right there.
Link Posted: 9/9/2010 9:26:10 AM EDT
She has man hands
Link Posted: 9/9/2010 9:27:39 AM EDT
Link Posted: 9/9/2010 9:34:34 AM EDT

Originally Posted By amd_dude:
Whenever I see UK folks...the teeth...I can't look away.
Stereotypes are based on reality.

Link Posted: 9/9/2010 9:39:42 AM EDT
God the UK must have the ugliest women in the fucking world !
Link Posted: 9/9/2010 9:42:07 AM EDT

Originally Posted By KB7:
God the UK must have the ugliest women in the fucking world !

Liz Hurley?
Link Posted: 9/9/2010 9:43:14 AM EDT
Makes me think of Austin Powers
Link Posted: 9/9/2010 9:44:15 AM EDT
Now we might have seen everything.

Link Posted: 9/9/2010 9:47:08 AM EDT
Originally Posted By tmleadr03:
Waisted click...

As was spelling class.
Link Posted: 9/9/2010 10:35:40 AM EDT
Her boobs appear to be hangers
Link Posted: 9/9/2010 11:06:27 AM EDT
Originally Posted By JoeCoastie:

Originally Posted By KB7:
God the UK must have the ugliest women in the fucking world !

Liz Hurley?

Buddy 1 in that big of a population base is a statistical anomaly
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