Backyard Garden Fair


Backyard Garden Fair

Cost: FREE

Calling all backyard gardeners! Show us your green thumb!


All contest entries must be submitted by noon. No pre-registration. Just come in with your item(s) and fill out your entry form!

Enter as many categories as you want but only 1 entry per category.

1 adult and 1 child with the most points at the end will be crowned a grand champion!

Point system:

4 points for 1st

3 points for 2nd

2 points for 3rd


$10 gift card for each first prize!

$50 gift card for grand champions!

Adult Categories

Veggies will be judged for table use. Uniformity in size, shape and color are important. Please include variety name on tag and bring in 3 of each item.

  1. Root vegetable – includes carrots, beets, radishes, kohlrabi etc
  2. Heirloom Tomato – will be judged partially on color and uniqueness
  3. Pepper
  4. Summer Squash – includes  zucchini, crookneck etc

Special Categories

Please bring in 1 of each item

  1. Largest Zucchini
  2. Weirdest Carrot
  3. Largest/Heaviest Tomato
  4. Largest leafy green i.e. chard, kale, lettuce

Kids Categories

Please bring in 1 of each item. Competition for ages 13 and under.

  1. Veggie critter art
  2. Biggest Carrot
  3. Smallest Vegetable


Expert Talks:

12:00 – Worm Compost and Making Compost Tea
2:30 – Bugs, Diseases and Garden Problems
1:00 – Fall Planting

Games and Activities:

$5 Hot dogs and chips for lunch!
Coloring Contest
Bath Road Bowling
Bean Bag Toss

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