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Teaser – another clue

September 4, 2011
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All, I tried to send this message earlier but my picture was too large. Nancy has kindly resized it, Thanks for responses. Alas, no one got the correct answer though…

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A teaser…

September 3, 2011
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Daffnet has been quiet, apart from the NZ awakening of Spring.   Most breeders judge from the back first on the basis that if it’s no good from behind, the frontal view is…

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friendly visitor

  A friendly surprise visitor to our hired holiday home in the Cote d’Azur – an African Grey parrot who came to dine on apples and sit on the shoulders and…

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Guess what?

Guess what kind of flower depicted? Who’ll be first with the common name and who with the botanical name? I saw thousands of these spectacularly white flowers on the sand…

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Seed pods and Arum

All seems to be quiet on Daffnet so back to dessication…. Having shown ripning seed pods this is the next stae – having harvested the seeds from the pods. Some…

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Saving seeds

Do you have the dedication or patience? If so, by gathering the spilled seeds and compost on which they lie they can be saved using a sieve and tweezers… how…

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