Young budding horticulturists and gardeners will soon have another opportunity to showcase their skills when the Barbados Agricultural Development & Marketing Corporation (BADMC) hosts its "Agrofest 2010 Garden Competition".
The event will target primary school students and gardens can be in a traditional format or in pots, cans or tyres.
Gardens must consist of vegetable plants and fruit; flower plants may also be added with vegetable plants.
Students are required to participate in all gardening activities, including but not limited to: designing; planting; watering; weeding; fertilising; observing; record keeping and harvesting.
First prize includes a drip irrigation system with a challenge trophy; second prize is a storage tank for rain water harvesting system; while the third prize is a gift voucher for garden supplies.
Additional information may be obtained by contacting Stephen Alleyne or Jeffrey Nurse at the BADMC at telephone number 428-0250. firstname.lastname@example.org