John McLennan, New Zealand

summer

January 30, 2009
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Categories: Daffodil Enthusiasts, General, Non-Daffodil, Show Results, Societies and groups

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hi daffnetters,
Sorry to hear that the the weather in the north is so atrocious.
We are enjoying a very pleasant , not to hot, spell at the moment.
the daff growers put on their summer hats and show a few different flowers.
 
The Otaki Horticultural Society  Dahlia  and  Gladiolus  Show is  on Fri  30  and Sat  31  January.
 
^  National  Daffodil  Society members were busy at the show
 
Back  –Kevin Sherlock  ,Dahlia grower and breeder supreme
  John  Mclennan  – me  jfmdaffs ,  gladiolus judge for the day.
  Brian  MacKenzie –  Top national dahlia judge, our judge today , also an excellent grower.
 
Front –  Wayne Hughes  N D S  executive member,  – glad growerand exhibitor of world class glads.
  Wilfred  Hall ,recently  retired  long time N D S  Secretary ,  showing  vegetables today and judging the cutflower  section.
  Bruce  Hughes , Waynes  uncle ,  exhibiting  daffs , glads and birds for over  50 years.
 
A warm feeling from this  floral arrangement  that won the class  , Sunset  —  to include  dahlias. 
 
Stunning colour combinations.
 
John

2 responses to “summer”

  1. Glenna Graves says:

    Love the dalilas….wonderful colors …..makes me want to try my hand at growing them again!!!
    Glenna

  2. Phyllis Hess says:

    Really nice to see all the lovely flowers!!
    Thanks,
    Phyllis Hess (it’s even cold in Florida tonight)