Diseases and Pests

Discussions about a wide variety of elements that can harm daffodils.

Open Pollination/culled daffodil seeds/bulbs

July 10, 2017
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If you go out into the fields or flower beds after dark you will sometimes see hundreds of not thousands of moths working over the blooms on the daffodils. During…

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Identification help (virus)

March 20, 2017
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I bought a bag of yellow daffodils 1 year ago,  they were all the same variety, but there was a pair of bulbs ‘variegated?‘. I don’t know if it’s just…

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Texas Daffodil Show

March 5, 2017
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Northeast Texas ended up with about 400 fruit tree chilling hours, normal winter is in the 800 to 900 chilling hours. There were just over 100 total hours between Oct…

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Updates to the ADS Handbook for Growing, Exhibiting, and Judging Daffodils

February 26, 2017
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There have been many changes made by the ADS Board of Directors to the ADS Judges Manual (officially known as the Handbook for Growing, Exhibiting, and Judging Daffodils) since the…

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Narcissus Bulb Fly , Hippeastrums and Autumn Tazettas .

December 12, 2016
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I have  a  keen interest  in  Hippeastrums  ,  as  well  as  my  daffs .  They  flower  in NZ  from  November  until  the early  New  Year  . One  of  the  bigger …

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HWT at home

HWT at home

Sous vide equipment is an easy and cheap way to do small scale HWT at home.  No need for elaborate controllers or pumps or adding heated water – one little…

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