story takes four children: Amanda, Peter, Laura and
Jason from New York City to a small town in west Texas
and describes good times and bad times as they grow
from childhood to adulthood
Come September has just been released. Order it now!
In Virginia Bickel?s second book, she turns from
historical fiction to mystery. Come September is the
story of Daniel Lindsey?s quest to identify the young
woman found unconscious in front of his store, and to
find out what she was doing on Mesa Street, in El
Paso, Texas. She brings to this genre her skill with
character development and dialogue. You won't be
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Today is the 1st of September and the
year 2000 version of the Moorgreen Show was held on the 27th and 28th of
August at Front Park Watnall (four miles west of the city of Nottingham).
Here's how we finished in the fuchsia and geranium classes You can
see from the results that we had an excellent show :
Class 80) 1 fuchsia plant pot,
any size pot, any cultivar except Triphylla :
1st and 2nd with one plant of Star of Pink and one standard of Waveney
Class 83) Zonal Pelargonium.
(Geranium) one plant:
1st and 2nd with two plants of Dolce Vita.
Class 89) Exhibit of three pot
plants, flowering foliage or mixed.
2nd with two plants of Dolce Vita and one of
This photograph was taken at the presentation of
awards in the evening of the 27th
August 2000 by a photographer from the local newspaper,
"The Eastwood and Kimberley Advertiser" It was scanned in from
the newspaper and I am the guy standing on the right holding the trophy.
A photograph that was taken on the afternoon of the 20th
September 2000 . It shows plants of the fuchsias Gordon Thorley and
Waveney Sunrise that are being grown on the biennial system for next years
shows. They have been stopped four times and have now made nicely compact
plants. These will be kept ticking over during the winter.
Another photograph, this was also taken on the afternoon
of the 20th September 2000.
Standing on the cold frame are plants of Display, Star of Pink,
Phyllis and Pink Marshmallow. On the ground stand three small plants of
Waveney Sunrise being grown as standards. These will also be kept growing
slowly through the winter months to make compact, well branched plants for
next year. Note the plastic compost bin stood to the left.
This shot was also taken on the 20th
September 2000. Standing on the table are young standards of
Herald, Star of Pink, Pink Marshmallow, Waveney Sunrise and Come Dancing
that are being grown on for next years shows. These plants are doing very
well, the heads are forming and are just about ready for the second stop.
They will also be kept ticking over throughout the winter.
A photograph of some of my onions that was taken in
the afternoon of the 20th
September 2000 They are laying on plastic trays to keep them
off the soil while they dry out. They need to be well dried out to keep
through the winter. The bigger ones weigh three or four pounds each.
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