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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 26, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 12-THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD July 1974 HOME OF THE WEEK HOME-O-GRAPH HOME PLANNING SERVICE 40 Jarvie Ontario M5C 2H1 D I enclose 25C tor for Designs Book 1 up to sq. D i enclose S1 25ct for 'Home Designs for Book 2 vacation D Please send free brochure showing sample of the Week1 designs and other design books available. D Please send an order form so I may order building plans for design No shown above NAME ADDRESS LETH DESIGN T45-1617 Sq. Ft. each level For the modern minded family this imaginative cot- tage may be the answer. Designed for recrea- tion it has two storeys at the rear and one storey and basement at the front. The bedrooms form wings round the main living in which a true corner fireplace of fieldstone rises to the cathedral ceiling. Exposed wood beams run the full length of the kitchen-living area. Graceful glass doors on either side of the fireplace open onto the rear balconies. A charming circular staircase leads to a complete floor containing a central recreation area. There are three bedrooms on the upper a fourth on the lower with shower en suite. The hobby room on this level could become a fifth if desired. Utilities and storage space are located between the two wings. French doors open from the lower bedroom and hobby room to the outside un- der the balconies. This design is ideally suited for a lot which drops sharply and has a view to the rear. The home is full of surprises and for vacation living with a large or one that en- joys this design cannot be beaten. Your garden By Isabella R. F.R.K.S. EXHIBITING ROSES If you were not able to ex- hibit in the Calgary Rose Society rose show this perhaps you can attend and get some ideas for the coming Horticultural Show Aug. 19 and 20. Have you ever entered in the box display class for 6 different hybrid to be This has proved to be a most interesting and popular way of exhibiting roses. Some may not be familiar with this method of staging roses so I would like to give you some pointers to guide you. Before you start exhibiting read your schedule carefully and study the wording. If you do not understand contact any of the officers in the prize list well before show and check things out so you know precisely what is re- quired on the day. For a copy of the prize list contact Mrs. A. 3216 Boulton N.W. phone 282-0931. The proper time for cutting roses is most important if they are to be in prime condi- tion for a shbw. Some people say first thing in the but the experts say in late afternoon when the sugar con- tent in the plant is highest. Cut with a sharp knife after the sepals have turned back and put in warm water in a cool place overnight or for several hours. Then put in ice water up to the bottom of the flower head. The flower may be wrapped in wax paper and the container kept in a refrigerator at a temperature of around 38 degrees. They will keep this way for four to five days and still be in good condition for exhibiting. You may add a conditioner to the cold water to help prolong the lasting quality of the roses. To one quart of add one tablespoon two tablespoons plus a half teaspoon of liquid bleach which helps to prevent the growth of yeast and bacteria in the sugar solution This does not harm the blooms. when you cut to make a note of each variety name as it is very easy to mix them up. Flora Life and Flower Care are also available from florists and other outlets to help prolong the life of cut flowers Whether or not you have entered roses in a show don't let the thought of exhibiting six roses all at once discourage you. Many people have beautiful roses but hesitate to exhibit them because of no foliage or foliage that is damaged or the stems are too short. Box classes are the answer as blooms are judged solely on their beauty as individual without foliage. In the miniature box one leaf is allowed. Try to have each one as near to perfection as possible. A bloom should be free from blemishes and of full size for the of good with a circular outline and a well-formed centre fully blown or split or All exhibition tea roses must be grown dis- budded. This has to be done in the early stages of growth so as to leave no scars. Roses are best shown when approx- imately half to two-thirds depending on variety. Smaller varieties could be ideal at a third open and larger ones at three quarters. Carpentry corner Lawn set economical Those who want to enjoy some old quiet hours of should take Blunt nail prevents splitting Anyone who has been in- volved in a major carpentry project knows the frustration of driving a nail into a small only to have the board split. A tap or two with your hammer on the point of the nail can prevent splitting. The nail is blunted slightly so that it bores a hole through the rather than pushing the fibres aside and causing split- ting. up woodworking. Building something not only provides hours of tension free peace of but also the economical solution to a costly furniture problem. A case in point is the lawn furniture illustrated. By following step-by-step directions offered in a full size anyone can build it with ordinary hand tools. The money saved building this comfortable lawn furniture could pay for an electric hand or saber saw. The full size pattern tells how to build a double or triple size matching settee and chaise. The list of materials printed on pattern specifies stock lumberyard materials. Exceptionally comfortable and extremely well designed furniture can now be yours at amazingly small cost if you take the time to build. When painted shocking Holland canary yellow or the furniture adds beauty to your home and great joy to outdoor living. Send in cheque or money order for Pattern No. 169 Lawn Set to The Lethbridge P.O. Box Postal Station Toron- Ontario M5W 1M9. Send additional for new catalog illustrating over 300 other build-it yourself pro- jects. Summer Speciall SAVIN JUNIPERS It.00 SIMM 8 50 See our large selection ol SHADE TREES AND ORNAMENTAL TREES in PaPer mache pots plant pot and all Alto good Mloctlon of flowtrlng IB bloom PEAT MOSS In 6 cu. fl. bilot WE SELL RED RHUBARB Wholesale or retail LACOMBE NURSERIES LTD. Highway CloMd Sundijrt mllM Emt ol PHONE 345-4433 SAVE AT When cutting specimens for box classes the stems could be about four inches or slightly more in length. They are then cut down later to fit the glass vial which is about three inches long and which is put nearly even or just below the top of the hole in the box. The i flower head of the rose should 'rest over the top of the hole in the covering it. Besides the above- mentioned there are those for peace other hybrid gran- arrangements for men only or women tree rose in a corsages and others. There are also several classes for the novice who has never won five first prizes in the rose ICE CREAM Snow Star Assorted Flavours SPECIAL 49 6 Pint Ctn. 1 TOMATOES Town House Whole Canada Choice 19fl. oz. tin SPECIAL FRESH BREAD Skylark Fresh White or Brown Sliced Sandwich 20 oz. net wt....... RELISHES Town House Assorted Flavours 12 fl. oz. jar GREEN BEANS Town House Canada Fancy Regular 14 fl. oz. tin SPECIAL StFEWJY SPECUI Mltl -3 PEARS Taste Tells Bartlett Canada Choice. 14 fl. oz. tin. SPECIAL CANADIAN CIGARETTES All Popular Brands SPECIAL Ctn. 200 Reg. 4 69 Ctn. 200 K.S. 4 79 STANDING RIB ROAST Canada Grade A Beef SPECIAL Ib. 1 48 FRYING CHICKEN Manor House Frozen Whole Canada Grade Ib. CORN-ON-A-COB Washington Fresh Canada No. 1 SPECIAL PEACHES California fresh large size Canada No. 1 SPECIAL POTATOES New B.C. or Alberta Canada No. 1 Prices Effective in Lethbridge July 24 to We reserve the right to limit quantities. COPYRIGHT CANADA SAFEWAY LIMITED ;