We are talking about flower and vegetable shows and there have been so many great ones in the area.
The great news is, Sunderland Echo photographers preserved memories of them on camera and we can share them with you once more.
So whether you were showing flowers in the Seaburn Centre or admiring the award-winning blooms in Houghton, we have it all.
Take a look and then get in touch with your own memories.
5. Ted Williams of Horden won the first three places in the heaviest onion class, taking first place with this 12lb 6oz specimen.
Seaburn Horticultural Show 2011
Ted Williams of Horden won the first three places in the heaviest onion class, taking first place with this 12lb 6oz specimen at the Seaburn Horticultural Show in 2011.
Photo: Picture by Peter Berry
6. BILLY HILEY OF FENCE HOUSES WITH HIS GRANDSON TOM WHEALAN (4) OF SEAHAM ADMIRING THE ONIONS AT THE HOUGHTON FEAST HORTICULTURAL SHOW, YESTERDAY. HELEN MORGAN WITH SOME OF THE FLOWERS AT THE HOUGHTON FEAST HORTICUKLTUARL SHOW, YESTERDAY. SHOW STEWARD STEPHEN LIDDLE
A scene from the Houghton Feast Horticultural Show in 2003.
7. Taking a closer look
The Seaburn Centre was the venue for the Sunderland Horticultural Show in 2012. Pamela and Alan Longley from Pennywell were pictured as they looked over some of the prize-winning specimens in the vegetable section.
Photo: Picture by David Allan
8. Enjoying the show at Seaburn
Sunderland Annual Horticultural Show at the Seaburn Centre in 2014. Are you in this photo?
Photo: CORRINA ATKINSON