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Riccarton Horticultural Society Show

September 11, 2012
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Hi Folks, The first show in Canterbury wthe show was hosted by the Riccarton Horticultural Society on 8th September. Because the show did not clash with the North Island National…

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Daffodils with more than six petals.

August 19, 2012
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Proof that this is not a one house wonder. Betty was also the source of the other bulbs. From Graeme Flemming’s comments we may have to add another Horticultural division.…

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Maybe I was wrong

August 15, 2012
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Hi Folks, We have often been questioned, on Daffnet, about flowers with more than six petals. I have always taken the view that it was a freak of nature or…

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Stuffed Up

August 11, 2012
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Check John Hunter’s ‘Cream Cone‘ on Daffseek. The judges can’t stand it, the public say ‘Where can I get a dozen?’ Sometimes I wonder if our pursuit of perfection is…

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Photos

August 2, 2012
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Two other photos. I have previously posted photos of a tarn situated between Christchurch and Nelson. We always stop at this spot for a cuppa when we travel between the…

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Div 10

August 2, 2012
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Hi Folks, Peter posted a photo of cantabricus grown by Robin Hill last week. The joy of the bulbocodium group is that we can have daffodils in flower mid winter and know…

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