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Spring in Ohio? Maybe for a day or two

March 24, 2014
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Spring seems a long way away in Ohio, too, but we’ve had two or three days of warm weather, with temperature in the 60s.  This little trumpet seedling is trying to…

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Blooms in the kitchen

January 29, 2014
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The little pots of bulbs are still in my kitchen, as the temperature in the garage was 20F when last I checked.  I’m keeping the house at 65F for the…

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Winter woes

January 25, 2014
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This has been one of the coldest winters in the Cincinnati area in years–they say since 1977-78.  It’s been so cold that the temperature in my garage has been way…

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Happy New Year

December 31, 2013
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This is ‘Yuletide’, opening here about a week late, but close enough.  I’m pleased because there are two blooms this year.  I’ve tried to grow any number of bulbocodium and…

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5th International Conference on Comparative Biology of Monocotyledons

November 20, 2013
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There was a notice in Cultivated Plant Taxonomy News, July 2013, that there would be a special Symposium on the systematics and population biology of Narcissus at this conference which…

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Blooms from the Northern Hemisphere

October 14, 2013
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I’ve been away for awhile, and returned home yesterday to find blooms on two cultivars which Harold Koopowitz sent me several years ago.   One is from ‘Glorious’ x elegans, and…

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