Monthly Archives: May 2009

Weeds (a.k.a. Star of Bethlehem)

May 31, 2009
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Star of Bethlehem is either ornithogalum nutans or, more likely, o. umbellatum. The description in Taylor says, “Widely naturalized in e. North America, where it is often an invasive pest…

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Poor Peter

There there Peter, At least your team made the final. We hope to keep the depression going by way of the showbench in september. Malcolm

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Frozen over 62 – 20. It was a thrashing.

Hi All, To be as obscure as Peter. Just as Manchester United travelled to Rome last week and were trampled over by the Barcelona FC so a team of 15 Waikato…

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Star of Bethlehem

May 30, 2009
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Keith and others:  Where I live in Virginia (Gloucester) Star-of-Bethlehem is most definitely an invasive WEED.  I am forever digging it our of the daffodil beds.  It seems to me it multiplies by…

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End of School events for daffodil folks

May 30, 2009
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Daffodil folks should team up more with their local plant societies. I get calls all the time to go out and give programs with children and adults. I DO use…

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Weeds amongst the daffodil beds

  Daffnet has been so quiet – hence thses pics. Is a weed a plant in the wrong place? These weeds were pictured to-day in or bordering my miniature/species beds.…

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