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A CORNISH MEMBER'S SUCCESS AT THE SHOWS
Mike Osborne

   I am pleased to report my success and that of Andy Summers at the very prestigious Stithians Show on Monday 13th.July.  It is the biggest one day show in the country, 20,000 in attendance, the horticulture tent is enormous. Anyway I had a first (CAN CAN) and third (ZIGGY) in the begonia class, plus the Hugely unexpected bonus of the Best Exhibit in the pot plant class, which covered 46 classes.  Andy came 2nd.,and are both VERY pleased.
 Also at the PRAZE show last Saturdey I picked up another first and best in pot plant class,  Andy again had a 2nd. place (TAHITI).
   STITHIANS show is by far the best result I have had to date.  Good for the Society, everyone likes the Society logo sweatshirts and had comments about them all over the showground.
   Camborne Show (quite big) is next Saturday, almost afraid to out stay my welcome, but going to ride my luck while it lasts!!

   MIKE' GREENHOUSE
 taken in late June 2009, They include his winning entry at the Malwa Show.
 Mike' greenhouse must be one of the earliest to be in full bloom.


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A   The 14' x 8' greenhouse in full bloom.  

B   Mike's wife Joyce, also a member,  amongst the blooms. Note the magnificent pot of Whispers back right..

C   Mike's winning entries at the Malwa Show. Ziggy and Elizabeth Lee.

D   Members Andy Summers and Graham Williams at the Show. Andy came third with John Smith.

  Mike's greenhouse in May          

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