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TITAHI BAY SHOW2015

November 21, 2015
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The  TITAHI  BAY  Horticultural  Society  is  the  first  spring  show  for  growers  in  the  southern  North  Island ,  particularly  Wellington  and  Kapiti  /  Horowhenua  growers . Saturday  29  and  Sunday …

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John Hunter Seedlings .

August 12, 2015
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It  has  been  a  frosty  week  over  most  of  N Z  this  week  but  the  daffodils  are still  moving  slowly.John  Hunter  has  bred  a  line  of  very  early  and  very…

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Wilf Hall Seedlings .

August 10, 2015
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Wilf had a quiet  birthday  last  week  but  told  me  he  could  not  have  had  a  better  present  .It  is  about  a  month  away  from the  start  of  our  North…

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Early Kiwi Flowers .

We  had  a  few  warm  days  (and  nights )  late  last  week  ,  the  early  market  flowers  and  the  early  seedlings  moving  quickly  .We are  probably  about  a  week  or…

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Viridiflorus line seedlings

I  received  from  John  Hunter  a  few  years  back ,  a  small  bulb  from  one  of  the  many  crosses  he  had  done  using  pollen from  N. viridiflorus.  The  best  known…

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Kiwi very early Paperwhites

Always  amongst  the  earliest  daffs  to  start  the  season  are  a  line  of  very  white  paperwhites  with  an  interesting  origin  .Tazetta  maestro  Bill  Welch  ,  Bill  the  bulb  Baron  ,…

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