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Honour

October 5, 2015
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Hi Folks, At the recent AGM of the Canterbury Horticultural Society I was honoured to receive one of their highest awards for my work with daffodils. This has only come…

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Perception

September 21, 2015
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Hi Folks, At all local shows we mount a trade stand for selling bulbs from our catalogue. As the season is very late we had few named, exhibition cultivars available…

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The Dream and the Reality

September 10, 2015
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Two of my daffodil fields today. First year down planting closest to the camera. Season is about three weeks behind normal Hi Folks, Each year we show our flowers and…

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Bambi

September 6, 2015
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David Bell was well known for the advances he made in yellow/pink cultivars. For many Hicol was a parent. Hicol was not a great flower but he recognized its breeding…

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Seedlings

September 2, 2015
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Hi Folks, Just to share a few seedlings that I’m pretty happy with. These are a selection of seedlings from Snipe x N cyclamineus. There are from 3 to 7…

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Quandary

August 20, 2015
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Hi Folks, I have a quandary which those of you familiar with species narcissus in the wild may be able to help me solve. Many of you are aware of…

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