Everyone is invited to participate in this competition which not only includes giant pumpkins but additional categories for large, unique and decorated vegetables. Registration begins at 10am; judging begins promptly at 11am.*
Everyone who has grown a pumpkin, no matter what its size – is encouraged to bring it to the competition and show off their growing skills. Prizes will be awarded for the 3 heaviest pumpkins.
Giant Vegetable or Flower
Have you grown a giant squash, sunflower head, cucumber or other vegetable? Enter your largest garden grown plants for bragging rights and a chance to win!
Best Decorated Vegetable
We encourage you to use your imagination to its fullest! Decorate one vegetable or a group of vegetables. Impress the judges with your creativity.
Create a bouquet of your favorite flowers and greenery from your very own garden. (Please display in vase)
Beginner Gardener Category
Children are encouraged to bring their favorite vegetables or flowers that they grew at home. All children will be awarded a certificate of participation.
*Registration for all categories begins at 10 am. Judging begins at 11 am sharp. Entries brought to the competition after 11am will be exhibited but may not judged or eligible for prizes.
Come see the amazing array of chrysanthemums grown by members of the Long Island Chrysanthemum Society as they compete for prizes. Members will be present to answer questions. Saturday, October 19th, 12pm-5:30pm and Sunday, October 20th, 11am-3:45pm. For more information visit www.longislandmums.org.