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Garden Field Day

Alameda County Garden Field Day

Need Teen Leaders and/or Adult advisor to coordinate this event. Please contact Cheryl Fraser if you are interested in helping.


A Field Day with opportunities for garden based exhibits and workshops. 




Contests will be grouped into age related Divisions (based on age 12/31/18))

  • Primary (5-8 years old)
  • Beginners (9-10 years old)
  • Intermediate (11-13 years old)
  • Advanced (14-18 years old)

Open to ALL YOUTH (Do NOT need to be in a Gardening Project to exhibit or attend)

Vote for your favorite "Produce Dress Up" for the following categories:

  • Scariest
  • Funniest
  • Most Original
  • Best Duo/Group
Entry Guidelines

GFD 2017 Instructions

4_H Mini-Garden Rubric

4_H Flower Arranging Rubric

4H PosterDisplayRubric

4H PhotoRubric

For Presentation Rubrics see California State 4-H Presentation Manual, Demonstration or Illustrated Talk formats, pages 25 and 26 for evaluation rubrics




Event MAY include:

Horticulture Contest

Fair-Style Horticulture Exhibits* (2 per class per exhibitor)

  • Flower Arrangements/Floral Art in small appropriate display container
  • Mini-Garden (12” diameter Maximum)
  • Poster Contest, Garden Themed, Self-Standing
  • Photo Contest, Garden Theme (8X10s only, matted, not framed)

Produce Dress-Up Contest (Scariest, Funniest, Most Original, Best Duo/Group)

* All exhibits must be original work of exhibitor. Mini-Garden must be potted, cared for and embellished, if appropriate, by exhibitor.

Presentations: members are given the opportunity to present a garden-themed presentation in one of the styles outlined om the California State 4-H Presentation Manual

Community Service Activity

Primary Activities

Gardening Workshops

Door Prizes





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