Master Gardener Tips July 20, 2023


By Laurie Zitterkopf, Nebraska Extension Master Gardener

New updated garden produce rules for the Scotts Bluff County Fair. Exhibits should be uniform in size, shape, color, maturity, and type. 

Size- Choose a desirable market size, select specimens of equal size. 

Shape- Select the typical shape for which the variety is known. 

Color- Color should be uniform for all specimens of a variety. 

Maturity- New! Specimens should be at similar stages of maturity. 

Type – Produce should be true to type