Dutchess County Fair Contest

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Recycled Garden Art Show

Do you have a knack for turning old items into garden beauties? Join the Recycled Garden Art Show at the 2022 Dutchess County Fair! The show is Chaired by the Horticulture Committee. Entries will be displayed for the duration of the show and awards given for each category. See below for the list of categories.

Who Can Enter
The show is open to all ages.

How to Enter
You must register your entries online HERE by August 1, 2022. You’ll find the show under ‘Horticulture’. Just click ‘Enter Online’ and follow the easy steps! The Entry Fee is $2.00.


  1. Entries will be judged on overall presentation, creativity and plant quality. Maximum size must be adhered to.
  2. Each entry must have at least one live plant (house plant, flowers, succulents, herbs, etc.)
  3. Entries must be displayed the entire week of the fair.
  4. Each entry will receive 1 admission ticket to pick-up entry Sunday 8/28, not before 7pm.
  5. One entry per class, per exhibitor.

Entry Categories
Class 1 – Garden in a Bucket
Max size: 18″ x 18″

Garden in a Bucket

Class 2 – Drawer Garden
Max size: 24″ x 18″

Drawer Garden

Class 3 – Toy Garden
Max size: 18″ x 18″

Toy Truck Filled with Succulents

Class 4 – Garden in a Shoe
Max size: 18″ x 18″

Garden in a Shoe

Class 5 – Terracotta Scarecrow Garden
Max size: 24″ x 24″

Terracotta Scarecrow

Class 6 – Ironing Board Garden
Max size: 5′ x 24″
8 entry limit

For more information, and to enter, visit www.DutchessFair.com