*Below are some common questions the judge may ask about you horticulture exhibit*
Questions for any level Horticulture member
-When choosing what vegetables to exhibit, why did you chose these?
-Do you have any tips or ideas to help me grow vegetables as good as yours?
-How can you tell when to harvest this vegetable?
-Did you grow your own plants, or did you buy the plants?
-Did you plant a seed, a bulb, or a plant?
-What job do you dislike the most in the garden?
-What was your favorite thing you did with your garden?
-What do you do with left over produce?
-Do you like eating this vegetable?
-If not, then why did you grow it?
-If you do, how do you like to eat it?
-How did you prepare the soil for planting?
-What problems did you have growing your vegetables?
-How did you learn how to process your vegetables?
-How many green beans did you have to pick to get 6 that look alike?
-Is this hot pepper variety actually hot?
Take It Further
Questions for more advanced members
-What variety of vegetable do you have?
-Did you use any pesticides?
-How will this garden help you 10 years from now?
-How much money do you have in seeds?
-Did you add fertilizer, if so what did you use?
-Do you mulch? If yes, why add mulch around the plants?
-Do you have any space-saving ideas to grow this vegetable?
-How did you control any pests?
-Is this vegetable an annual or perennial?
-Why did you choose this variety over another?
(yellow onion over a purple onion)
-Does this vegetable like a cool or warm growing conditions?