Shameless Self Promotion of the Day

I write today to share a shameless self-promotion!  When urged by my friend Lee, who just happens to be president of The Garden Club of Jackson, to enter one of my dahlias in a flower show last month I readily agreed never thinking that any recognition would be forthcoming.  Well, guess what?  I was wrong…

Garden Club award

umm, you saw that blue ribbon that says first place right?…

Garden Club award

Upon notification I immediately sent a group text to my entire family so that they could celebrate with me!  They all sent the obligatory congratulations quickly!

In addition to that blue ribbon I ran away with the Rosie Jones Horticultural Award for an exceptional exhibit that reflects the spirit of growing…

Garden Club award

both of my grandmothers in heaven are doing a happy dance I know…

Garden Club award

I have enjoyed them all season…

Garden Club award

everyone here OPP is in agreement…

Garden Club award

Hope you have a lovely Sunday!

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  1. Congratuations! You richly deserve it. I always enjoy seeing the wonderful bounty from your garden. This dahlia (and the ones recently shown) is beautiful. One of God’s precious blessings for your tender love and care.

  2. Congratulations! You are talented, and in so many ways!
    Happy day!

  3. Congratulations!!!

  4. sally randall says:

    Congratulations!!! this is great! You deserve a Blue Ribbon Day! so happy for you Marsha.

    • says:

      Thanks Sally – I know that the horse show ribbons are a little more showy but I am loving my little blue ribbon!

  5. Lynn Grenfell says:

    Congrats to you Marsha. A well deserved award! I really enjoy admiring your many talents through your blog! Keep it coming!

  6. Mary Lou Lowe says:

    Golly, Marsha, this is all so beautiful and well deserved! I love yellow (I had a “Yellow Wedding, with Bridesmaids in yellow, and, I, the Bride carrying yellow Roses and Daisies!) A Blue Ribbon! Well Done!

    • says:

      I would love to see your wedding pictures with the yellow dresses and flowers, I know you were a beautiful bride!

  7. Congratulations, Marsha! Richly deserved. I so enjoy your beautiful garden bounty and wonderful pictures/posts. Keep them coming!

    • says:

      Thank you Sandy! I was so surprised and it was a lot of fun. Thanks so much for reading along!