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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PHS Daffodils Fall Sale

October 3, 2017
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PHS Daffodils Fall Sale

Greetings! Herein, please find the 2017 PHS Daffodils Sale list.  2017 phs daffodils sales list daffnet Bulbs are smaller this year than what we prefer, however all bulbs sent will be…

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Heritage help please!

With too much to do I decided instead to go and visit some old friends. Van  Sion. Orange Phoenix Yellow Phoenix (I think). Orange Phoenix and Yellow Phoenix together. This…

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Rongotea Spring Show 2017

October 3, 2017
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A  popular midweek  show  on  the  Central  circuit  ,  Rongotea  had  their  Spring  flower  show  on  Thursday , 15  September .The  wet  season  and  a  stormy  week  preceding  ,  saw …

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A visit to Keira Bulbs

Here are some photos at Keira bulbs taken a day or two after the show – 19th of September. Fittingly, Graham and Helen Fleming won best  division 5.        A…

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Hurricane Maria & Me

September 28, 2017
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I now know how to pass the time during Hurricane Maria.  While she was off shore by about 150 miles the Weather Channels was very active on the Outer Banks…

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We are only 6 weeks away from Fall Forum 2017!

September 22, 2017
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We are only 6 weeks away from Fall Forum 2017!

We are only 6 weeks away from Fall Forum 2017 which will be held at the Crowne Plaza Cincinnati Blue Ash hotel in Cincinnati, Ohio on November 10-12, 2017. Details…

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N. assoanus

September 18, 2017
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Hi, I promised someone in the Georgia Daffodil Society some of the N. assoanus that I dug this spring.  I know it was the young lady that shows “lots” of…

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Christchurch Spring Show

Hi Everyone The Christchurch Daffodil Show was held last Saturday in conjunction with the New Zealand Alpine Society. Dave Adams thought the numbers were down a little from Last year…

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Australian Daffodil Championships Canberra

September 17, 2017
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The Australian Daffodil Championships were held in Canberra this weekend. There were entries from the ACT, NSW and Victoria. The quality of the entries were very high. The Rob Slarke…

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National Daffodil Society North Island Show 2017

An early season ensured that there were plenty of entries at the NDS North Island Show at Gisborne last weekend. We were hosted by the Poverty Bay Horticultural Society and…

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OTAKI 2017 ; a few more .

September 11, 2017
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There  are  always  a  few  varieties  , at  every  show  ,  that  don,t  enjoy  as  many  days  out  as  they  deserve , –  or  perhaps  that  we  had  not  noticed …

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Otaki Daffodil Show , – 2017

September 11, 2017
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The  Otaki  Horticultural  Society  had  our  Daffodil  Show  on  Friday ,  2  September , –  an  early  show  date  but  suited  by  an  early  season .  We  have had  a …

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