Re: Flower show time
- Subject: Re: Flower show time
- From: Aplfgcnys@aol.com
- Date: Mon, 27 Sep 2010 10:09:48 EDT
Not this time. It wasn't "my" whow, and I wasn't really expecting
so much - just trying to fill classes so the show tables would look
good. This chairman is young, and I wanted her to feel good about
the show - I've beem om that position so many times.
In a message dated 9/26/2010 7:35:51 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
did you take photos of your winners?
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Pam Evans" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Sunday, September 26, 2010 7:17:13 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Flower show time
Auralie I just LOVE it. Congrats - good on ya girl!
On 9/26/10, Aplfgcnys@aol.com <Aplfgcnys@aol.com> wrote:
> Today it looks as if virtue was really its own reward. Since the weather
> has been so wretched here this summer with both extreme heat and
> extreme drought, the young chairman of the District Flower Show was
> really distressed that there might not be enough horticulture to make
> a good showing. So, being a good scout, I combed my miserable
> garden for everything I thought would make an entry. Today when the
> show closed and I picked up my awards... out of 19 entries I had
> eleven firsts, six seconds, one third, and one that didn't get anything.
> Three of the six seconds were in classes where I was competing
> with myself and had already taken the blue, and two of those were
> marked 90+ which indicates that they were blue ribbon quality.
> But here's the real kicker. Perilla frutescens is a weed in my
> garden, but I think it's handsome and let it grow if I don't need the
> space for something else. In my effort to fill classes, I picked a fine
> specimen of Perilla, and guess what! They gave it a big orange
> Award of Merit ribbon! I guess those judges weed their gardens better
> than I do.
> Forgive me for boasting, but I thought you guys would enjoy that last.
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