Twenty-six years ago, we had a flower growing contest. As you can see in the wrinkled, well-worn rules that were sent out to participants (anyone who had been to Emandal before), there weren’t many restrictions. We had categories, but in the end, we created numerous others, because the entries were so lovely.
With the uncertainly of our times presently, this is the season in which a new tournament of gardening prowess could be the impetus for folks who have talked about planting a garden, to definitely get out and do it!
We’ve chosen Emandal Emulation so that you may use all your creative energy to come up with a photo that must include at least one flower grown from seeds we send, but that will incorporate any of all that Emandal is to you…… friends, family, pizza, bubbles, ball-games, swimming, rocks, hammocks, tomatoes, sunshine, oak trees, green grass, worms, ping pong, books, games, camp fires, musical instruments, coffee, dancing, poetry, etc. etc. etc.
With technology today, I’m sure we’ll be able to post all the photos online…. and possibly figure out a way everyone can vote on particular photos. We’re offering jam, hats, sweats, t-shirts, for prizes….. We’ll suggest some potential categories, but leave most open, since I know you will come up with some that I would never, ever think of! Please click here for rules, regulations and just how to go about getting your very own packet of seeds.
Following, the pages from the one-off hard-copy scrapbook we created so many years ago… which includes a couple of polaroid pictures.