Posts Tagged ‘ Clandon Daffodils ’

Pick of the crop

Jun 29th, 2018 | By
The Mandarin Tree's Claudia

Here be our regular pictorial rural round-up.  It was a bonny morning at Cornerstone Alpaca Stud – look at all the alpacas grazing away!  (‘Red sky in morning…’ – rain must have followed!)     Here’s The Mandarin Tree’s Claudia Aalderink’s gorgeous leaf from a chilly morning recently.     Keeping warm and cosy was

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Daffodils have sprung!

Jun 26th, 2017 | By
Clandon Daffodils

  THE season has come a little early so it’s all on at Clandon Daffodils in Gordonton.  Bunches of beautiful, bright daffodils will go on sale at their shop this Saturday. Ian Riddell and business partner Graham Phillips have more than 1000 daffodil varieties, of which they might pick from 160 on their 21 acres

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A bunch of daffs for you!

Aug 29th, 2016 | By

Dilly dilly daffodils – we sure have plenty of blooms at the moment! A few years back we planted a wheelbarrow full of bulbs, from Clandon Daffodils and they’re thrived along the driveway. I’ve picked a heap and want to share the yellow glory with loyal readers of Number 8 Network.  You guys are great.

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Planting daffs before the storm

May 23rd, 2016 | By
Picking daffodils

Dilly dilly daffodils – it’s time to get planting at Clandon Daffodils and here’s a pic of the hard working team making real progress. These will turn into a sea of beautiful blooms, in time for this year’s Daffodil Day, on Friday 26 August. Clandon Daffodils grow more than 1 million daffodil bulbs on their

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A daily dose of daffodils

Aug 13th, 2015 | By
Picking daffodils

Annette Taylor talks with local daffodil grower Ian Riddell. IT WAS an early start for Ian Riddell when I turn up at his Gordonton home. He’d been up at 3am taking a load of daffodil flowers to market. After 24 years he still loves the yellow flowers. “I do. And it’s not just the daffodils,

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In other media…

Sep 14th, 2012 | By

N8N does a round-up of stories from about our district from other news outlets. TAUPIRI TRUCK CRASH It’s not the sort of thing you expect to see first thing in the morning.  Taupiri’s newest resident Grant Kiri had just sat down to breakfast when he saw a freight truck heading towards his front fence, reports

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