window.dataLayer = window.dataLayer || []; function gtag(){dataLayer.push(arguments);} gtag('js', new Date()); gtag('config', 'UA-6323108-1');
Latest:

Guarantee an Oz-Some summer with our best pass ever season pass.

WANT MORE FAIR FUN? FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOKINSTAGRAM & TWITTER!

Garden Show

Landscape display and container gardens

Show off your green thumb and win cash awards, special recognition and ribbons in the Paul Ecke Jr. Garden Show competitive exhibit at the San Diego County Fair.

This exhibit has divisions for professionals, amateurs, garden clubs and students. Competition includes landscapes and container gardening.

Speakers & Demonstrations

Talented gardeners from throughout Southern California will share their knowledge with Fair guests in a series of workshops. For the schedule, please see the Garden Show event page.

The Fine Print

Got questions? Here is more information about how you can enter this exhibit.

The Garden Show exhibit is open to California residents who are professional, amateur or student gardeners and landscapers.

Processing fees vary. Please see the appropriate Entry Information brochure for details. Processing fees are non-refundable.

Entry limits vary; see the appropriate Entry Information brochure for details. In some divisions, such as landscape exhibits, available space limits the entries.

The Garden Show has some student divisions and classes. Kids and teens also can enter garden projects in Creative Youth.

Get in touch online or call us at (858) 792-4207.

Entry Information

Entry materials available: Mid-February, 2019.
Entry deadline: Friday, May 3, 2019.
Landscape installation: May 6-26, 2019 (adult gardens); May 11-26, 2019 (student gardens).
Container delivery (individuals): May 23-24, 2019.
Exhibit dates: May 31-July 4, 2019.

Showorks link (hidden)
Entry Information – Landscapes
Entry Information – Containers
State Rules
Local Rules

The Results

Results – Traditional Bonsai
Results – Landscapes
Results – Student Landscapes
Results – Container Plants
Results – Tray Landscapes

Join Our Mailing List!

Join Our Mailing List!

We’re the San Diego County Fair and we send fun emails.
If you sign up for our email list, we pinky swear that we’ll only send you the good stuff. (must be at least 13 years old)

We’re the San Diego County Fair and we send fun emails.
If you sign up for our email list, we pinky swear that we’ll only send you the good stuff. (must be at least 13 years old)

2019-01-17T23:23:47+00:00

Let’s Be Friends

What To do

Participate