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2014 Summer Flowers from the Daff Growers .

January 29, 2014
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Sorry  to  hear  of  the rather  severe  winter  bite  that  is  currently  hitting  many  Northern  areas .We  are  enjoying  a  good  summer  and  the  Show  season  for  Gladioli  and  Dahlias…

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2013 Kiwi Poets

December 12, 2013
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Probably  the  most  noticeable  feature  of  N Z  daff  shows  in  the  last  few  seasons  has  been  the  emergence  of  the  Div   9  flowers  ,  the  POETS  , as…

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Kiwi Red / Pinks from Colin Crotty .

December 7, 2013
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Colin  was  one  of  the  first  Kiwi  breeders  to  chase  the  bright  red / pinks  and  his  efforts  go  way  back  to  the  1970,s .  COLIN,S  JOY was  registered  in…

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More Red / Pinks and Others from Graham Phillips .

December 6, 2013
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Many  of  you  will  have  visited  the  big  commercial  gardens  of  Graham  Phillips , just  out  of  Hamilton .He  is  one  of  the  biggest  Kiwi  cutflower  growers  ,  a  very…

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A Few Kiwi Red / Pinks

December 5, 2013
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I,m  not  sure  when  the   (  R  )  was  first  added  to  the  colour  code  of  daffs  from  the  pink  spectrum  but  the  first  that  I  can  recall  was…

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2013 Lower Hutt Spring Show .

November 28, 2013
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Hutt  Valley  Horticultural  Society  is one  of  the  oldest  in  N Z  and  still  manages  4  shows  per  year  , all  usually  well  supported  from  the locals  of  this  large…

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