Author: David Adams, New Zealand

Little Gem Group

Hein,   I remember looking at Wee Bee and Little Gem at Jeanie Driver’s. Assuming correct naming there was a difference in flower height and size. They were growing close together so conditions were the same. If you have stocks…

Folks news.

Hi all, I’m often asked where Aaron Russ is at present. I was talking to his mum today. At present Aaron is somewhere between Africa and South America working on a cruise ship. He plans to be home for this…

Global warming & daffodils

Thanks Keith for your thoughtful reply. New Zealand has a very small population and economy. Records of chilling times would be a very low priority. Interesting your notes about soil temperatures. In Christchurch we always planted vegetables on the last…

Study

Hi Folks, I have been contacted by a local teacher who has a Science scholarship… She has decided to explore the idea that daffodil flowering time may be an indicator of Global warming. I have advised that there are many…