Community Garden Edibles Competition 2018

Are you an avid gardener? Do you enjoy growing edibles in your garden? If so, here's your chance to showcase your gardening skills and bountiful harvest!

The Community Garden Edibles Competition is here to look for the heaviest or longest fruits and vegetables in Singapore. Come pit your gardening skills against other passionate gardeners and be recognised for your hardwork!

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Fruit and Vegetable Type

 

  Longest Heaviest
Type of Fruit / Vegetable 1. Brinjal 1. Papaya
2. Chilli 2. Pumpkin
3. Cucumber 3. Radish
4. Lady’s Finger 4. Tomato
5. Long Bean 5. Watermelon
6. Snake Gourd 6. Winter Melon

Participants may:

  • Compete in one or both categories
  • Submit one or multiple types of fruit/vegetable 
  • Submit entries as individuals or together as a group

Judging Criteria

a) Size of fruit or vegetable (50%)

 

Participants must present their fruits or vegetables with the vine or stalk still attached, together with a photograph of their mature fruits or vegetables in their garden just before they harvest it. 

b) Condition of fruit or vegetable (25%)

 

  • Clean appearance
  • Absence of blemishes
  • Freshness

c) Colour of fruit or vegetable (25%)

 

  • Natural colour
  • Attractiveness
  • Reflecting freshness and maturity

Judging Schedule

Date Time Venue Programme
17 July 2018 9 am - 8 pm HortPark Submission & Shortlisting
18 July 2018 - - Final Judging (Attendance not required)
30 July 2018 - - Winners will be notified by email

Registration for the competition closes on 21 April 2018.

Prizes

The following prizes will be awarded for each of the fruit and vegetable type.

Champion  $400 cash and $100 worth of gardening products
First Runner Up  $300 cash and $100 worth of gardening products
Second Runner Up  $200 cash and $100 worth of gardening products
Consolation Prizes (7 Recipients)  $100 worth of gardening products

Registration Form and Submission

Click here to download the registration form.

Completed registration forms can be sent to the following address:

Community Garden Edibles Competition 2018
National Parks Board
HortPark Visitor Service Centre
33 Hyderabad Road
Singapore 119578
Attn: Agatha Koh (HortPark)

Alternatively, forms may also be scanned and sent to nparks_hortpark@nparks.gov.sg.

Complimentary Seeds

Participants may submit fruits or vegetables from existing plants grown in their garden or grown from seeds obtained from any source.

Alternatively, participants may collect complimentary seed packets from 10 February to 21 April 2018 at HortPark Visitor Services Centre. Seed packets will be given out on a first-come, first-served basis, while stocks last.

To collect complimentary seeds, please call HortPark Visitor Services Centre at 6471 5601 for stock availability. Please bring along your completed registration form or confirmation email of online registration.

Visitor Services Centre Operating Hours:  

Monday to Friday: 9am to 12pm and 1pm to 5pm
Saturday: 8:30am to 12:30pm
Closed on Sunday and Public Holidays

Resources

  1. Community Garden Edibles Competition 2018 publicity poster
  2. Community Garden Edibles Competition 2018 rules and regulations

For more information or enquiries on the Community Garden Edibles Competition, drop us an email at nparks_hortpark@nparks.gov.sg or call 64715601.

 

Last updated on 15 February 2018

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