Milton Fuchsia Group – National Link May 2018 Congratulations Ashburton for such a memorable Fuchsiarama. Everything that was planned went like clockwork from the first greetings to the final farewells. On Thursday evening during the film showing fuchsias, some comments I heard were "Oh, I did [...]
Wellington Fuchsia Society - National Link May 2018 Where does the time go between editions of The Link? Seems no time since the February Link came out and now it's time to tell about the months since. At our meeting in January we were told about [...]
South Otago Fuchsia Group - National Link May 2018 Immediately on arriving home from Ashburton there was an invitation to go to and visit our local beekeeper's shed to see the extraction of the new season's honey. In the shed were the various machines that dealt [...]
Members were notified of the January visit to the garden of Beth and John Gow whose garden was used to feature in the local Fringe Garden Festival. We do not have a normal meeting in January.
Fuchsias in New Zealand (1900s - now) FUCHSIA’S IN NEW ZEALAND (This excludes native fuchsias). During the mid-1850 up to about 1914, approx 400 Fuchsia cultivars were brought into Australia and New Zealand from Europe by early settlers and horticulturists, as shown on very early catalogue’s. One [...]
Specialty Fuchsia Nurseries in New Zealand Specialty nurseries, many raise fuchsias as part of their business only and grow other types of plants. The following were in business during 1950s, 60s, 70s, 80s to now. Becks close to Cambridge limited to 34 varieties of fuchsia plants [...]
WHEN WAS THE NEW ZEALAND SOCIETY WAS FORMED? In 1984 a meeting was called Mr Ron Fowler of the Christchurch Fuchsia Circle and hosted by the Wellington Fuchsia Society on 10th November. 32 people attended representing New Plymouth, Hawkes Bay, Wellington, Nelson, Marlborough, Christchurch and Ashburton [...]