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Re: County Fair Flower Show

Kdye1@aol.com wrote:
> Diane,
> I second the congratulation.  I have entered leaves in our fair before, but
> never the flowers.  Others have used them, I mean I have seen them exhibited,
> though.
> I would imagine that your dish garden entry was exactly what we call a trough
> garden, and I hope you will enter one at the convention in Mich. next year.  I
> think the word "trough" came from the recent popularity of making tufta pot
> containers in which to display dwarf plants.  There have been some beautiful
> ones at the last two conventions.  It's a great way to display those mini
> hostas.
> Kay Dye, Edelstein, IL Zone 5

Dear Kay,
  Thanks! I do intend to attend the Ann Arbor convention, and will
certainly be entering my "trough" gardens in that category. I've had so
much fun making them up. By then, I may have a dozen of them!! 
  I am noticing it is a fun way to display my mini/dwarf hostas.

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