Nematode

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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Hot Water Treatment

I need to give bulbs from one area hot water treatment to control nematodes.  Since formalin is no longer allowed, what disinfectant do any of you use in the HWT?…

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Solarization of Daffodil Beds

February 5, 2016
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Question: When I was first introduced to “solarization” of daffodil beds back in 1998 the Brookside Garden curator that I was talking too said to use clear thin plastic and…

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Society of Nematologists

March 21, 2015
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The VERY BEST place to buy your daffodils will be directly from the specialty growers/hybridizers of daffodils! These growers walk all of the rows of their daffodils at all seasons…

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Diseases and pest inspections

March 19, 2015
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Dave brings up a good point most people do not know. You can export a diseased daffodil (or plant or fruit) to a country or region of a country that…

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Horse-teething – aka going to grass

June 9, 2013
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When digging and lifting seedlings yesterday morning, I encountered an unusual situation. I had planted one or two small bulbs of each of twenty sibling seedlings from the cross ‘Miss…

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