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Re: Re: Catching up!


My word woman - I'm totally impressed!  Would adore pics when you slow down for ten minutes - LOL!!

Pam Evans
Kemp, TX
zone 8A
----- Original Message -----
From: Kitty
Sent: 7/19/2004 9:42:16 AM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Catching up!

> Congratulations - 16 blues! - wow!  Did you leave anything for anyone else?

> 

> Kitty

> 

> ----- Original Message ----- 

> From: <Chris@widom-assoc.com>

> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>

> Sent: Monday, July 19, 2004 7:48 AM

> Subject: [CHAT] Catching up!

> 

> 

> > David- Wonderful news about your daughter!

> >

> > Andrea- Your container is lovely!  Have you tried using the potting soil

> > with the moisture retaining crystals?  It really cuts down on the

> > watering!  I use it for my smaller containers and a  cement container

> > that tends to dry out quicker. Your back yard looks like a tropical

> > jungle!  Thanks for giving us a peek!

> >

> > Eva- Sorry you couldn't make the daylily show, but there's a sale in

> > August and a meeting in October with a great speaker.  I'll send you

> > more info.

> >

> > Now onto my show news!  I must be Irish, because I did really well in my

> > back to back shows!  It nearly killed me with all the preparation, set

> > up, classification and other responsibilities added onto exhibiting, but

> > it was worth the effort.

> >

> > In the Asharoken Garden Club Small Standard Show, I won the Sweepstakes

> > Award for Horticulture and received two of the five possible Award of

> > Merits! I had entered 40 horticultural specimens and got 16 blue

> > ribbons.  This was my first time entering in a standard show.  Our

> > district has a show in October that I'm thinking about entering, but I

> > need some pointers from Auralie before then!  I was so excited that

> > night that all my attempts at sleeping failed me!  Then yesterday at our

> > Accredited Daylily Show, which I co-chaired, I won Best in Show and Best

> > Double (with the same daylily)! I had four daylilies that qualified for

> > top honors. This was my third time showing, so I'm pretty amazed that I

> > won! Actually, the daylily deserves the credit, not me!

> >

> > My sister and her family are here for the long weekend, but everyone had

> > weekend plans, so no one saw my awards until I got home.  My house is in

> > a shambles, what with the bottles, packing materials, extra blooms, etc.

> > left over from two shows in one weekend!  Not to mention that I have

> > four young adults staying here!  Robyn asked me "why do you do it?"

> > Good question!  I guess it's some sort of obsession!

> >

> > One of my daylily friends and I are taking a two day garden hopping trip

> > to PA this week.  I hope it will be very relaxing.  I know it will be

> > fun!  I have to credit my husband for putting up with all of the

> > commotion!

> >

> >  I will be posting pictures of both shows sometime in the future.

> >

> > Chris

> > Long Island, NY

> > Zone 7

> >

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