Snails, Deer and other Pests

Pink Perianths

February 25, 2014
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Pink perianths with neutral color setting on the camera.

Pink perianths are still as rare as hen’s teeth. John Reed has made a few standard P-P daffodils and Brian Duncan made Pink Perry although outside of N.Ireland it usually…

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Deer don’t eat daffodils, right? Wrong!

December 15, 2012
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Daffodil foliage eaten by deer

Quite a few daffodils have sprouted foliage this fall, and this morning on my “walk about,” I saw that the deer had been munching on this miniature!   Along with some…

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Washing!

June 20, 2012
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Dear All, It’s funny the things you find on the washing line, but I have a great deal of trouble with slugs which eat anything I put on the ground…

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diseases and pests

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Friends, When digging bulbs recently, I came upon several bulbs that look like the attached photo.  The central basal plate looks sort of like a cork that has been partially…

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daffodils and crows

Yesterday, a cluster of crows (four or five of them) decided our daffodils were The Enemy, and attacked them with a will. They had a preference for jonquils over monochromes…

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animals digging up daffodils

October 14, 2010
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Most people complain when moles and squirrels come along and dig up the bulbs in their flower beds. Then it is really horrible if you happen to have Ground Hogs…

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