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Its a Worry

August 10, 2009
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Little Gem usually opens first week in September and is the mainstay of my entries in the miniature classes. I won’t have it this year. N cyclamineus is now in…

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Its a Worry

August 10, 2009
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Bambi is a favourite flower of mine. It is not a show flower and thrives on neglect. It opens when the garden is in mid winter bleakness and gives hope that…

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Doubles

July 29, 2009
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John, I have a number of single headed doubles withy N jonquilla as the pollen parent. They have inherited the jonquil fragrance. This may be another path to try. See…

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Joseph Banks

July 20, 2009
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Hi Marilyn, I look out the kitchen window and see Banks Peninsula every day. Banks travelled the Pacific with James Cook. Dave

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Kaikoura Ranges

July 13, 2009
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In John’s second photo there appears to be a face outlined by the Kaikoura ranges. I suspect the nose on the face is Taupuanuku, the mountain on which Ed Hillary…

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keukenhof

June 21, 2009
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Sorry to do this on Daffnet. Kathy Andrews of Rixeyville would you please contact me regarding the use of photos of Keukenhof  which you posted on Daffnet back in February.…

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