Author: David Adams, New Zealand

Olympic Medals and flowers.

Okay Ian, here’s a challenge. I will give GB 10 gold and 40 medals in total. With a population of 60 million that is about one medal per 1.5 million people. I reckon the kiwis will get about 6 gold and…

Family

Hi all, I have often taken hybrids of N cyclamineus, along witth the seed parent and the species into high school genetics classes. I believe in Div 6 hybrids we see the characteristics of both parents most clearly with the cyclamineus flower…

Musings

Hello everyone A few weeks ago I asked for some photos to use in a talk which I entitled ‘European Musings’ I talked about the use of native NZ plants in British gardens, new cultivars, topiary gardens, Keukenhof and the…

Kokopelli

Hi everyone, Kokopelli was in the news last week. Thanks to Nancy I now have a photo small enough to come through. This is Kokopelli at Wisley, April 2008. Dave

Various

Hello everyone, Some brief responses to recent daffnet discussion. Nematode: I understood that nematodes were species specific. Before I export bulbs to the USA my soil has to be declared free of potato cyst nematode. In soil testing some clover…