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Rongotea Spring Show 2014

September 22, 2014
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Rongotea  is  a  popular  ,small  midweek  show  on  the  Central  Daffodil  circuit ;  now  well  into  their  second  century  of  shows .Thursday  18  September   saw  a  good  muster  of…

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Otaki – a few more .Kiwi Redcups .

September 8, 2014
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As would  be  expected  at  an  early  season  show  ,  the  div 2  Redcups  were  at  their  peak .  The  class  for  a  vase  of  3  stems  redcups  had  10…

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OTAKI DAFFODIL SHOW – 2014

September 7, 2014
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Our  local  Otaki  Horticultural  Society  had  our  116  th  Spring  show  on  Friday  5  September  .We  have  downsized  to  a  smaller  one  day  show  as  our  regular  growers  and  supporters…

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A Few Show flowers .

We  are  a  month  from  the  main  show  season – September –  but  a  few  quality  flowers  are  appearing  ,  reminding  me  that  the  market  flowers  are  well  of the…

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Tazettas and Doubles

We are  having  a  very  stop / start  late winter – early  spring . The  last  week  has  seen  a  warm  northwest  weather  system  , warm  nights  and  some  much…

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YELLOW GOLD , very early Yellow Trumpet .

The  market  season  has  already  finished  for  one  of  the  earliest  Kiwi  cutflower  growers  . Most  N Z show  exhibitors  will  be  watching  the  noses  push  through  and  a  few…

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