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Ceanothus “Puget Blue” performs well every year

Many of our members are keen and skilful gardeners. Keeping your birds in a garden setting is very pleasing to the eye. Perimeter netting is never pretty but some plants lend themselves to growing up a vertical surface. Ceanothus is a good choice and it has been looking very good this year. The bees love it! Also […]

Double blue dilution

Apricot Trout Runner duckling

Apricot Trout is a double blue dilution on the light phase wild type Mallard. The colour possibilities of Mallard ducks and their (domesticated) descendants are the same, regardless of the breed. Around half of the standardised colour varieties are influenced by the action of blue or brown alleles. These work to dilute one of the […]