Monthly Archives: August 2013

Suggestions needed: daffodils and mythology

August 29, 2013
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A friend of mine has asked for help selecting a daffodil to plant.  She volunteers with an elementary school planting a “mythology  garden” connecting the topic the children study in…

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Grand Primo

August 27, 2013
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Grand Primo Citronaire is making a wonderful display when viewed from the kitchen window. Unfortunately the photos do not do justice to the display we have. Dave

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Canaliculatus

August 27, 2013
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For Bob and John. This Canaliculatus was scratched over by a bantam. The bulbs were exposed to the sun through most of the summer. Only ten flowering stems, some with five,…

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Rainbow over the Daffs.

August 26, 2013
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We had a very overcast day , light morning drizzle , cleared a little in mid afternoon  and then just on dusk , a big , beautiful rainbow appeared between…

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Twin bulbocodium

Some of you may remember the twin flowering bulbocodium in our patch.  This year it has repeated its twin flowering, and here is a photo of it.  The flowers have…

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New Zealand daffodil enthusists – Narcissus pseudonarcissus (Lent Lily).

I have had a query through the NDS web page as to the availability of the Lent Lily (Narcissus pseudonarcissus ) in New Zealand.    If anyone will have some…

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