Some Narcissus obsoletus hybrids.

October 27, 2016
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The daffodil flag has been flying in our garden for about three weeks now. There have been a number of autumn blooming hybrids in the garden. Here are a few…

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Final Pick

Last week was the last significant pick of daffodils for the season. Just because it was possible a few of these were put in the Canberra iris show. Typically late…

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Planting time

We have been very busy planting all the bulbs we have received from Nial and Hilary at Ringhaddy. Great help from family and friends. Many more to plant yet but…

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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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Autumn Glow

October 21, 2016
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Here is our first daffodil of the 2016-2017 daffodil season. This little bloom of  ‘Autumn Glow‘ lives in concrete soil here and does not receive the special care that Harold…

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Miniature daffodil bulbs

October 15, 2016
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The Southern Cross section of the daffodil net has been kind of busy lately, however, the American version is kind of quite. I posted earlier this summer that I had…

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Late Flowers – October 2016

October 11, 2016
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Our Central  area daff  season  has  always  been  running  a  little  behind  ” normal ”  and  since  our  late  show ,  –  first  weekend in  October  ,  quite  a  few …

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Seedpods of N. triandrus triandrus

October 10, 2016
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Hi, everybody, When I was at John Reed’s this past year, I saw 2 different kinds of seed pods on naturalized N.t.t. — some were jumbo, oblong and squarish, the…

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Very late flowering N. rupicola

October 10, 2016
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Hi We have very late flowering N. rupicola flowering at the moment. From recollection it seems much later than normal. There are lots of different forms in the one pot.…

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Flowering now in Canberra

October 10, 2016
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Hi Quite a few things still flowering. Surprised to have several cyclamineus seedlings flowering now. I was going to stop hybridising but then I read the article on rupicola seedlings…

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rupicola seedlings

rupicola seedlings

Came home to find these 2 seedlings in a pot I had almost forgotten about, from crosses made 7 years ago The first is rupicola x small 2wp seedling the…

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N. Watereri, watieri, wateri ?

October 7, 2016
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What is the correct terminology for this N. rupicola sub species? I order some bulbs under the name of wateri.  I understand they will have to have protection in my Zone…

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Last from C D G 2016

October 7, 2016
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The  Magnificent  7;s   ,  always  popular  ,  always  fun  ;   a  test of  the  stagers  patience  and  skill ,    more  options  for  discussion  –  7  blooms  . How  do …

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