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Community Garden Edibles Competition 2022

 CGEC_Edible Display 2022 

Established in 2015, the Community Gardens Edibles Competition (CGEC) recognises the abilities of local gardeners and showcase their excellent harvests. By providing a platform for the local gardening community come together, compete and exchange knowledge, CGEC hopes to advance the level of horticultural skills within the community.

Community Garden Edibles Competition Winners 2022

Click here for the list of winners for the Community Garden Edibles Competition 2022. Congratulations to all winners!

 

 Winning Entries (Best Edible Categories) 2022

CGEC 2022 Champion Best Edibles

 Winning Entries (Open Category) 2022

CGEC Winners Open Category

 

About CGEC 2022

In place of the previous Longest and Heaviest categories, CGEC 2022 featured nine new ‘Best Edibles’ categories and an Open Category. Read on to find out more.

 

Nine Best Edibles Category

Under the new Best Edibles categories, participants may submit any variety or cultivar of an edible species. Participants showcased their exemplary gardening skills and presented a diversity of edibles that can be grown locally.

The nine categories and examples possible submissions are listed below.

Best Edibles Category

Possible Submissions

(Note that this list is not exhaustive)

Tomato

Roma Tomato 

Beef Steak Tomato

Heirloom Tomato

Cucumber

Armenian Cucumber

Lemon Cucumber

Kirby Cucumber

Japanese Cucumber

Pumpkin

Butternut Squash

Japanese Pumpkin

White Pumpkin

Miniature Pumpkin

Melon

Winter Melon

Watermelon

Honeydew

Cantaloupe

Gourd

Bottle Gourd

Ridge Gourd

Bitter Gourd

Sponge Gourd

Bean

Long Bean

French Bean

Black Bean

Kidney Bean

Lady’s Finger

Spineless Lady’s Finger

Spined Lady’s Finger

Red Okra

Brinjal

American Eggplant

Japanese Eggplant

Indian Eggplant

Thai Eggplant

Root Vegetable

Radish

Turnip

Sweet Potato

Cassava

For more information, please refer to the CGEC 2022 Rules and Regulations or our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

 

Open Category

Take up this challenge to grow any “unique” edibles that are uncommon or interesting!

 

Registration

This Competition is open to all persons residing in Singapore except for staff of NParks.

Interested participants who did not register for the competition from 19 Feb 2022 to 21 Mar 2022 can update their details on the spot during submission day on 27 Jul 2022. Those who wish to submit edibles for additional categories can also inform the staff at the registration booth.

Participants may submit edibles from existing plants growing in their garden or grown from seeds obtained from any other source.

Competition Schedule

Programme

Date

Time

Venue

Registration Start Date

19 Feb 2022

9 am

Online registration

Registration End Date

21 March 2022

5 pm

Submission Day

27 July 2022

9 am – 7 pm

HortPark,

Multi-Purpose Hall

Final Judging

28 July 2022

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-

Email notification to Winners

28 July 2022

-

 

 

Prizes

The following prizes was awarded for each Best Edibles categories.

Champion

S$400 gardening gift vouchers and trophy

First Runner-up

S$300 gardening gift vouchers

Second Runner-up

S$200 gardening gift vouchers

Consolation (4th to 10th)

S$100 gardening gift vouchers

The following prizes will be awarded for the Open Category.

Three Prizes

S$100 gardening gift vouchers

CGEC 2022 Champion Group Photo CGEC 2022 Award

Resources

  1. Click here for the rules and regulations for the Community Garden Edibles Competition 2022.
  2. Click here for the list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).
  3. Click here to download the Community Garden Edibles Competition 2022 promotional poster.

For more information or enquiries on the Competition, email us at nparks_hortpark@nparks.gov.sg or call 6471 5601.

 

Last updated on 29 September 2022

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