Exhibiting Vegetables

How to Grow / Growing Long Carrots for Exhibition and Show

For those of you who think all there is to grow a long exhibition carrot is to dig a bit of land and stick a few seeds in the ground, think again. There is a whole lot more to it than that if you want to stand any chance of winning prizes. I hope ...

What vegetables can I harvest before the Exhibition Show Day?

Many gardeners, including myself, enjoy entering our vegetables in competitions and get a real thrill out of seeing whether we have been placed in our chosen classes. This tradition of exhibiting vegetables has been going on for many years and shows ...

What To Do in The Week Leading Up To a Vegetable Show or Competition.

It is now only a week until our local show where I am planning on entering a number of different vegetables that I have grown this season. Like most gardeners who exhibit their vegetables, I am now rushing around trying to get the final bits and ...

How to Grow and Prepare Onions for Exhibition

Having only begun exhibiting my onions for the first time in 2009, I had a lot to learn. Fortunately living in the Channel Island of Guernsey, famous for it’s growing industry, I had ample access to people who had far more experience and could ...