Monthly Archives: September 2014

A surprise in the daffodil beds

September 15, 2014
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Hi I was a little taken aback when I found this miniature semi-double flowering in our daffodil paddock. It is one of Rod Barwick’s seedlings (Pink China x Swagger). The…

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A visit to Tony Davis’s home and daffodil patch at Quindalup Farm

September 15, 2014
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Hi A few members of the Daffodil Association of NSW and the ACT were fortunate enough to visit Tony Davis and Maureen Purtel’s home in Bowral and Tony’s daffodil patch…

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North Island National Show

Hi Everyone The North Island National Show was held over the weekend and organised by the Central Daffodil Group and held in Waikanae a small town about one hours drive…

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Rest in Peace

September 14, 2014
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Received from Kate Carney; Alma Bender was Dr. Bender’s sister in law and it was she who got him interested in daffodils. We will be going to the funeral tomorrow…

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Spring Bulb and Camellia Show – Miniatures

September 14, 2014
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Miniatures are hotly contested at the Canberra Show because there are two major miniature hybridisers in the area. Keira Bulbs and Lawrence Trevanion. Lawrence prevailed in the Glenbrook Bulb Farm…

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Canberra show 2014 – part 2

September 14, 2014
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Champion mini and champion division 6 was a sibling of swagger shown by a novice exhibitor   Champion division 8 was also a miniature shown by Lawrence Trevanion Tony Davis…

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