Bulb Fly

Narcissus Bulb Fly , Hippeastrums and Autumn Tazettas .

December 12, 2016
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I have  a  keen interest  in  Hippeastrums  ,  as  well  as  my  daffs .  They  flower  in NZ  from  November  until  the early  New  Year  . One  of  the  bigger …

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HWT at home

HWT at home

Sous vide equipment is an easy and cheap way to do small scale HWT at home.  No need for elaborate controllers or pumps or adding heated water – one little…

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Bulb fly larva infecting bulbs needed

The great bulb fly mysteryjb (1) Please see the attachment requesting either adult bulb flies or bulbs that are infested. We are researching a virus that prevents the females from…

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Flowers are gone . . .now the flies have arrived

The daffodils have finished blooming, but while I was out weeding a day ago, I heard the familiar buzz of the daffodil fly.  They’re too fast for me to catch,…

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Society of Nematologists

March 21, 2015
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The VERY BEST place to buy your daffodils will be directly from the specialty growers/hybridizers of daffodils! These growers walk all of the rows of their daffodils at all seasons…

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Alternative ideas to using Formalin when HWT bulbs requested please.

Hi Daffnetters I’ve finished HWT my bulbs for this year and will soon begin planting now that the evenings are getting cooler and autumn flowers are appearing here in NZ.…

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