Master Gardener Tips July 17, 2023


By Laurie Zitterkopf, Nebraska Extension Master Gardener

New updated garden produce rules for the Scotts Bluff County Fair. Maturity – Produce should be in prime condition for eating at the time of judging. But, NEW in some instances, immature specimens can be included, especially in the case of late or early season fairs, green tomatoes, winter squash, carrots, green beans, melons, and of course, pumpkins. Exhibits should be uniform in size, shape, color, maturity, and type.