Growing Daffodils

Single Chinese not sterile after all?

There are scientific journals out there that say  N. Tazetta ‘Chinese sacred lily’ or ‘Orientalis’ is sterile. This is because the plant is triploid with 30 chromosomes and this causes pollen…

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Paper Whites & Alcohol

December 18, 2017
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Brent Heath will tell you if you want a pot of daffodils to have short foliage and shorter sturdier bloom stalks that you need more bright light. Growing pots indoors…

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‘Yuletide" greetings of the Season

December 15, 2017
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For your holiday enjoyment: the bulbocodum hybrid, ‘Yuletide’, and Camellia sasanqua ‘Yuletide”— putting on a joint Yuletide seasonal show in my garden, USDA Zone 8b in middle Georgia (southeastern USA).…

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Paper Whites & Alcohol

December 14, 2017
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I was at a garden club meeting today and they were handing out a paper that said if you added alcohol to the water of paper whites it would keep…

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Pennings trip to China

November 27, 2017
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Last week we were in China on invitation of the Daffodil growers. We had a very good time.We saw Daffodil planting But also in flower on a big show. At…

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Indoor bulb display

November 17, 2017
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Hi all Susan Brown sent an interesting question to contactads.org I thought, given the wealth of knowledge, design sense and recent interest in growing daffodils to cut and show in…

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