A Bunch of Sweet Peas eBook Ý Bunch of Sweet

In 1911 in the Scottish Border village of Sprouston the young parish minister wrote to the Daily Mail for entry forms for its sweet pea competition The top prize was a staggering £1000 and organisers predicted that as many as 15000 would enter He could not foretell that the paper's estimate of the number of competitors would bethan doubled or that a fortnight before the deadline a nation wide drought would threaten the very existence of the sweet peas he was so painstakingly cultivating This touching and beautifully illustrated tale is based on a true storyIn 1911 in the Scottish Border village of Sprouston the young parish minister wrote to the Daily Mail for entry forms for its sweet pea competition The top prize was a staggering £1000 and organisers predicted that as many as 15000 would enter He could not foretell that the paper's estimate of the number of competitors would bethan doubled or that a fortnight before the deadline a nation wide drought would threaten the very existence of the sweet peas he was so painstakingly cultivating This touching and beautifully illustrated tale is based on a true storyIn 1911 in the Scottish Border village of Sprouston the young parish minister wrote to the Daily Mail for entry forms for its sweet pea competition The top prize was a staggering £1000 and organisers predicted that as many as 15000 would enter He could not foretell that the paper's estimate of the number of competitors would bethan doubled or that a fortnight before the deadline a nation wide drought would threaten the very existence of the sweet peas he was so painstakingly cultivating This touching and beautifully illustrated tale is based on a true story