It was the Saturday after the National
when myself brother Alan, Les Smith and our pilot Mike Richardson
ventured North over the border. It was a chance to see some late blooms
in our best growers greenhouse John Hamilton. We were assured of a
Scottish welcome first visiting Bert Nelson's for a lovely breakfast our
thanks go to Bert and his wife.
At John's we saw a splendid display
certainly the best blooms I saw this year. The top scot growers were
there Ian Donaldson, Kennedy McQuiston, Ronnie Welch and others. There
was fun, hilarity and banter but best of all a magnificent display. A
week later John did show locally and won best exhibit in show. Thanks
John and Mari for a splendid day.
The excellent pictures were taken by Jim Evans.