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Daffodil Digging

Daffodil Digging is the one part of showing daffodils that I really don’t like and dread each year as summer approaches.  I go out to the daffodil beds with my…

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Hybrid Seedling Question

A question to hybridizes. I have more seedlings than I have a place to replant.  As all hybridizes know when you keep one seedling bulb for a few years it…

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Bulbucodium N. cantabricus subsp luteolentus

I dug a large clump of N. cantabricus subsp luteolentus.  It’s a species bulbocodium 13Y-Y.  I must have had 100 to 150 bulbs in the clump.  Can someone tell me…

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Hybridizing

A Beginning in Hybridizing The year 2017 was a successful year in my producing of daffodil seed from many of my crosses but not all.  Probably the words that I…

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Lessons Learned from the past daffodil season

Hi, I’m hoping this will be taken in the humor it was intended.  I had a few lessons learned from the past season that I thought was comical enough to…

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Surprise Blue Ribbon

I was sent a picture today from the Chambersburg, PA Daffodil show (a couple weeks ago) of my seedling #11-35 that I had given up on.  It’s a jonquil (cordubensis)…

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