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SVG Horticultural Society to host Vegetable Home Garden Competition

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The SVG Horticultural Society, in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture, will be hosting a Vegetable Home Garden Competition for all interested homeowners.

The competition is open to all who have a garden established around their homes. The garden may comprise vegetables, herbs and or fruit trees, ornamental flowering and foliage plants, established in pots, small beds, tires or any other types of planting methods available.{{more}} In addition, the use of pen manure, composting of kitchen waste, use of recycled rain water for irrigation and the inclusion of an animal/livestock component will be an asset.

Application Forms are available from the following:

1. Bequia – Jacqueline McLean

2. Union Island – Allan Williams

The Agriculture Stations at :

3. Layou – 456 0574

4. New Ground – 451 1683

5. Dumbarton – 458 5326

6. Ministry of Agriculture –

450 0312/0472

Deadline date for submission of applications is August 18.

Judging:

First round – Mid September

Final round – Early October

The Vegetable Home Garden Competition is organized as one of the major activities for the 2006 Independence Celebrations.

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