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It’s difficult to believe that it’s 20 years since our first show and it’s marvelous that the event has gone from strength to strength and is supported so well.  The entries have grown annually and we are delighted to welcome new faces each year. The class schedule is now online here on our website and […]

“Every winter has it’s spring” – H Tuttle

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So far, here in East Sussex, the winter has been very unsatisfactory. With very few of our usual stunning sunrises but with tremendous amounts of rain and cloudy weather, interspersed with icy cold spells and strong winds, we’ve had little to celebrate. Yet there is still some beauty in the frost covered skeletons of winter […]

2023 – The best show yet!

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“The best show yet.  “So much colour!” “Inspiring.”   These are just some of the compliments we heard repeated by the entrants and visitors to the Rye Flower and Veg Show which took place on Saturday 19th August at Rye Community Centre.  The number of entries (311) exceeded all expectations and despite the slow start to […]

I blame it on the weather!

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It’s such a gardener’s “thing” to blame the weather for almost everything. “Too dry! Too wet! Too windy! Too cold!” But, both this year and last, these complaints were and are absolutely true. The recent rainfall should have helped a little although if there was a class for bindweed and ground elder I know that […]

Show tips part 2

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Here are some more useful tips from Shelley to help you improve your entries and chances! The words are her own and the images are individually credited. Thanks again Shelley. There are 81 days to go (as I write) before the deadline of 5pm, Friday 18th August when you must have registered your entries so […]

Shelley’s show tips

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Shelley, a new member of our show organisers team, has put together a selection of excellent and very useful show tips for just some of the classes this year. The words are hers and the photos are individually credited. Thanks Shelley!!!!! Have you started planning your show entries this year? There are some new classes […]


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EXCITING NEW SHOW CLASSES FOR EVERYONE If you missed the Rye Flower and Veg show last year, then you missed a treat.  With hundreds of entries the Community Centre was awash with a marvellous selection of locally grown fruit, vegetables and home baking, not to mention a great display of handicrafts and photography. The show […]