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Information on the village of Sprouston, near Kelso in Scotland.


Sprouston Centenary Sweet Pea Competition

A Bunch of Sweet Peas

The Story of the winning of the Daily Mail Competition in 1911 by Rev David Fraser was put into print in 1988 by Henry Donald in a delightful book entitled "A Bunch of Sweet Peas". It was published by Canongate Books of Edinburgh with illustrations by Ann Ross Paterson. It was reprinted in paperback in 2003. ISBN 1 84195 387 3 ... [more]

15/05/2011

Sweet Pea Growing Competition, 2011 style

Sweet Pea Growing Competition, 2011 style In 1911, the Minister of Sprouston Kirk, Rev. Denholm Fraser, and his wife, won first and third prizes in the national Sweet Pea competition run by the Daily Mail out of 38,000 entries! They used most of their prize money of 1050 to build a Chancel for the church. 2011 sees the centenary of this marvellous event, which will be celebrated on 14th 15 ... [more]

23/02/2011

Sprouston Sweet Pea Centenary 2011

Sprouston Sweet Pea Centenary 2011 Programme of Events Friday 12th August: Sprouston Village Hall - 4.00pm - 8.00pm Home baking and teas in the afternoon. Entries for the Sweet Pea competition. Sprouston Parish Church - 7.30pm - 9.00pm Concert of choral music (Roxburgh Singers) and music for wind instruments, drinks after under awning. 10, no concessions. Saturday ... [more]

01/05/2011

How to Grow Sweet Peas

For advice on growing your sweet peas go to: Growing Sweet Peas ... [more]

24/02/2011

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Sprouston Centenary Sweet Pea Competition