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Marker pen comparison

October 4, 2017
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Like a lot of people, I use plastic markers to mark out my plantings. I have tried various permanent markers over the years, usually Stephens Vivid which is the de-facto…

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Early season in Marlborough New Zealand

August 17, 2017
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An extremely early season here in Marlborough, possibly due to the much greater than average rainfall over winter. Looking back through my photos the 1WP pictured below was flowering on…

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Blenheim NZ Show Results

September 11, 2016
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On Friday I had the privilege of judging the local Blenheim show. There weren’t a huge number of entries but there was some good quality on display. I’ve included pictures…

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Sol Pollen

Hello all, as it’s quiet I am posting shots taken last night with an el-cheapo USB microscope of Sol (flowering at the moment) pollen, before and after adding to sugar…

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